Museum & Exhibit Design

Museums started as buildings that showcased a hodgepodge of objects with historical, artistic, or scientific significance. They have since evolved into thoughtfully designed experiences that take us on a journey across time and a multitude of subjects through thematic (and often interactive) galleries. Unlike other venues, museums have the unique privilege of showcasing some of the world's most cutting-edge architecture. Museum design is an area of immense potential: many museums are dogmatic and outdated, but here you will read of today's most inspiring examples.

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How 3D Printing is Rebuilding Destroyed Artifacts – And What It Means for Preservation

Posted on July 18, 2016

3D printing has applications beyond printing food and fashion; it’s actually helping to address some of the most tragic issues affecting the museum world. The world is an unpredictable place, ...

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New Tools Upgrade the Museum Visitor Experience with Smart Analytics

Posted on June 3, 2016

Technology at museums is one of the hottest topics on the market today. Yet behind the apps and tablet-based tools are a series of smart analytics designed to help museums ...

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6 Strategies for Creating Attractions with Deeper Community Appeal and Heart

Posted on April 25, 2016

One of the greatest challenges for entertainment designers is crafting projects that speak to the local community as well as niche fans. Each institution has a mission or a focus. ...

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The Lost Palace: Technology Helps Recapture Lost Tales of Britain’s Past

Posted on January 22, 2016

Digital storytelling platforms are being used in an innovative new project to help bring history to life. Last year, Historic Royal Palaces released a brief that invited the public to help them imagine ...

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Exploring the Latest Trends in Food Museums

Posted on January 20, 2016

From pop-up experiential restaurants to exotic game-meat themed dinners, the foodie world continues to evolve. Whether it’s top notch vegan cuisine or a commitment to farm-to-table ideals, consumers today spend ...

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How Crowdfunding Launched the Hollywood Horror Museum – And Why Other Museums Are Paying Attention

Posted on December 18, 2015

One of the hottest topics in the museum world continues to be funding challenges. As federal, state, and private funding has become scarcer, museums have faced the need to generate ...

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How Museums Are Celebrating the Holidays

Posted on December 16, 2015

During a trip to Iceland, I was visiting an exhibit at a local museum. The museum had created an exhibition to explore one of Iceland’s unique holiday traditions. For 13 ...

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