Mark Rimmell (markrimmell) wrote,
Mark Rimmell

Further thoughts about tea at TheV&A last week

I've been looking at the other photos I took of the James Gamble room. And I know I sound like a grumpy old man about this... BUT...

I can just hear the designer saying "the modern design of the furniture and lighting counterpoints the elaborate Victorian Classical Revival, to bring about a tension of old and new that highlights the juxtaposition of the two styles present in the James Gamble room today"... I just made that up but it's typical of the BS they spout in order not to have to say "it was all we could do with the budget available".

I say... "All that modern stuff ain't doing the room any favours mate".

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