Silver Speaks was a yearlong programme of events by Contemporary British Silversmiths. The programme included an exhibition at the V&A, an auction at Bonhams as well as various demonstrations and talks. Form, was a key exhibition in this programme. My role was to design the space and presentation of the objects within the Goldsmiths’ Centre. Form celebrated the techniques behind the making of a piece of silver. Along with their finished pieces, exhibitors were asked to submit their favourite tool and explain what made it special to them. Displaying the tools next to the work, giving them equal importance, emphasised the relevance the tool had in the making process. Without these tools the silver pieces would not exist. It was only right that they should share centre stage. The strong black and white graphics around the exhibition isolated the tools, elevating their status, as well as putting them and their function into context.