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Friday 19 April Still time to catch After The flood, a photography exhibition by students at the Royal College of Art. Until 24 April.

Friday 19 April

Still time to catch After The flood, a photography exhibition by students at the Royal College of Art. Until 24 April.

Venue: Royal College of Art,

Darwin Building, Kensington

Gore, London SW7.

Details: 0171-584 5020.

Saturday 20 April

Nene College is holding a one- day conference on The Poster: Dead or Alive? Among the.discussions will be the way the poster has influenced cultural values and its role in propaganda, Russian theatre and contemporary US society.

Venue: Nene College of Higher Education, School of Art and Design, St Georges Avenue, Northampton NN2 7AL.

Details: 01604 735500.

Sunday 21 April 7.30pm

Tune in to BBC2 for Dreams and Hammers, the first in a six part series devoted to British art. The series will cover all aspects of art from religious work to Francis Bacon and Damien Hirst.

Tuesday 23 April 6.30pm

Tonight architect Chris Wilkinson will talk about his design philosophy and his recent buildings, including the Stratford Jubilee Line Station and the

Teeside Millennial project.

Venue: RIBA Architecture Centre, 66 Portland Place, London W1.

Details: 0171-580 5533.

Wednesday 24 April

Why not visit 100 Masterpieces: Furniture that made the 20th century? an exhibition organised by the Vitra Design Museum in Germany. Designs by Le Corbusier, Alvar Aalto, Philippe Starck and Charles and Ray Eames are among the work on display. Until 6 October.

Venue: Design Museum,

Shad Thames, London SE1.

Details: 0171-403 6933.

Wednesday 24 April

Alternatively, the lecture Small Firms, Big Firms and the future of the crafts could be of interest. James Woudhuysen presents the first of three annual Royal Society of Arts’ lectures on the future of crafts.

Venue: RSA, 8 John Adam Street, London WC2.

Details: 0171-930 9286.

Thursday 25 April 6.45pm

Retail Influences 2000 was a challenge by the Chartered Society of Designers’ management group, in which design students were asked to research a specific market and present their vision of influences and trends through the 21st century. Tonight: the results.

Venue: Concord Sylvania

Showroom, 174 High Holborn, London WC1.

Details: 01992 500210.

Future Dates

Monday 29 April

Spectrum is an annual furniture and flooring exhibition. Design Week hosts three lunchtime debates on what makes a classic design in seating, lighting and restaurant furniture. Until 2 May.

Venue: Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London SW7.

Details: 0181-977 6915.

Tuesday 30 April

Or you could take a look at Contract Interiors in a fair which focuses on all aspects of commercial interiors. Until 2 May.

Venue: Grand Hall Olympia,

London W14.

Details: 0181-910 7872.

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