BMF Member on Display at the V&A in British Design Innovation Showcase

Published on 10/5/2012

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British Marine Federation (BMF) member, Topper International's, Topper dinghy along with the Concorde, an e-type Jag and the iMac are all included in possibly the most comprehensive survey of post-war British innovation and design ever staged.

The Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A's) exhibition, British Design 1948–2012: Innovation in the Modern Age, celebrates the best of British art and design. Over 300 British design objects highlight significant moments in the history of British design and how the country continues to nurture creative talent and be a world leader in the fields of creativity, design and production.

To find out more and to visit the Topper along with other notable British designs visit the V&A's event page HERE

To view the opening speech from Lord Richard Rogers live from the 'British Design 1948 - 2012: Innovation in the Modern Age' event as it gets off to an exceptional start, please click HERE.

Jason Fry, Director, Topper International Ltd said: "We are thrilled to be a part of the V&A's exhibition celebrating great British Design. We are very proud to have one of our products selected alongside other very notable examples of truly great design.

The Topper is rightly seen as an iconic product that, even after well over 20 years of continuous production (over 50,000 boats), is still arguably the most successful and competitive Junior Racing Class in the UK. It is the outstanding build quality, durability and innovative design features that have made the Topper one of the most popular boats in Britain."

The Topper dinghy is also due to be on display at Make it in Great Britain running from 24 July to 9 September at the National Science museum alongside: Sunseeker, Jaguar, McLaren and Rolls Royce among others, as part of their comprehensive showcase of British manufacturing.


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