Exhibition design

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about exhibition design

NewsNews • 20 May 2022

Merk X revitalizes Amsterdam Zoo natural history building that was closed for 75 years

The neoclassical building was built between 1850 and 1855 to a design by Johannes van Maurik as a natural history museum in addition to the Amsterdam zoo Artis. The upper galleries were the first museum rooms in the Netherlands. In 1947, financial problems forced the Groote Museum to close. Filip Dujardin Now, 75 years later, the museum opens its doors to the public again, after an extensive renovation by Merk X. Through the demolition of outbuildings, reconstruction and annexation, The Groote Museum is restored to its former glory. The gesture is reinforced by a public square in front, a design by landscape architect Michael van Gessel, that includes a new fountain and greenhouse. Filip Dujardin The design by Merk X restores th... More

Project • By BergmeyerShops

Wilson Sporting Goods NYC Pop-Up Experience

Founded in 1914, Wilson’s iconic brand has consistently shaped the world of sports through developments and advancements in sporting goods and gear. Their products can be found across the globe and in the hands of some of the greatest athletes at the top of their sporting leagues. And perhaps most iconic is their role and ubiquity in tennis. So, as a tie-in to the 2021 U.S. Open, Wilson looked to create a partner experience in the City that strove to capture the energy and excitement of that marquee event. Richard Cadan Photography To bring Wilson’s vision to fruition, Bergmeyer was enlisted to lead the collaboration with the Wilson creative team to create a distinctive experience; part museum, part lab, part lounge, and p... More

Project • By Nissen Richards StudioExhibitions

Life Through a Royal Lens

Nissen Richards Studio has once again worked with client Historic Royal Palaces - this time on a new, temporary exhibition at London’s Kensington Palace. Life Through a Royal Lens explores the Royal Family through photography and brings together in one place some of the most iconic images of the Royal Family ever taken. The new exhibition is now open and runs until 30 October in Kensington Palace’s Pigott Galleries.  All images by Gareth Gardner The commission to Nissen Richards Studio follows a successful collaboration between the cultural-specialist architects and exhibition designers with Historic Royal Palaces on Victoria: Woman and Crown, an exhibition which went on to win the 2021 Eastern Eye ‘Editor&rsquo... More

Project • By The wall design studioExhibition Centres

Exhibition design for "ANUGA"

In our project we wanted to merge Georgian heritage and modern  design together to show visitors our  point of view  how to keep together heritage sites and modern shapes . We have  minimalistic shapes with white metal frames and historic Georgian house named "Oda" in all 3 stands. Also in Georgia wine has religious and cultural significance. Georgia is one of the oldest wine regions in the world and is considered as the “cradle of wine.”  The inspiration behind the shape of the building comes from Fibonacci’s golden ratio. The universe is built according to “divine proportions” and can be identified in the structure of many organisms. Caption Caption The main challenge of th... More

Project • By studioplusthreeExhibitions

This is a Voice

studioplusthree were commissioned to design this exhibition for the Powerhouse Museum (Sydney) in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust (London), “This is a Voice” explores the qualities of the human voice- its form, weight and body. The exhibition allows visitors to contemplate the power of voice before and beyond words, and to examine the human voice in an immersive way. Noel Mclaughlin Visitors can experience how the human voice locates us socially, geographically and psychologically, and learn how the voice is utterly flexible and can be altered with treatment and training. Designed as an acoustic journey, it allows visitors to delve inside vocal tracts, restless minds and speech devices to discover how meaning and emo... More

Project • By studioplusthreeUniversities

The Nicholson Galleries

The Nicholson Galleries are the new home for the University of Sydney’s extensive collection of ancient Egyptian, Greek and Italian antiquities, within the university’s new purpose-built Chau Chak Wing Museum. The six exhibition spaces across Level 2 create an atmospheric experience that brings the stories of these ancient cultures to the public through techniques of light, colour, volume and texture. Brett Boardman Brett Boardman Brett Boardman Taking inspiration from classical architecture and construction methods as well as contemporary art and scenography, the Nicholson Galleries establish an immersive and emotive approach to the relationship between visitors and objects, in which massive walls are bisected b... More

Project • By Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & PlannersMuseums

National Museum of American Diplomacy

BBB’s design for the National Museum of American Diplomacy, located at the State Department Headquarters in Washington DC, features interactive technologies that support real-time connections with embassies and exhibits throughout the world. Visitors will be welcomed into a grand 15,400 SF entry lobby that opens into an exhibition pavilion and gallery spaces. The design also includes a theater, classrooms, gift shops, museum support spaces, security screening, and climate control systems for the collections. The next phase of the project, which totals approximately 20,000 SF, will include additional museum spaces and will restore much of the historic lobby of the Marshall Building. MediaGeez - Garland Gray   More

Project • By Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & PlannersCultural Centres

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is housed in several historic brick industrial buildings along the Norwalk River and adjacent to the vibrant South Norwalk downtown historic district. BBB was engaged to design several new additions and renovation projects in response to the replacement of an aging railroad bridge that previously bisected the Aquarium campus. Building additions will utilize previously unoccupied portions of the Aquarium site, located away from the bridge construction area, and will improve and modernize the Aquarium’s facilities and exhibits. The contemporary design of the additions, emphasizing transparency and light, is an intentional contrast to the heavy brick walls of the existing buildings while also complementin... More

Project • By Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & PlannersOffices

National Urban League

The National Urban League is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities. The new building is a collaboration of private, public, and state organizations, and will house the Urban Civil Rights Museum Experience and the National Urban League Institute for Race, Equity and Justice in addition to the National Urban League’s headquarters. Caption The building will also feature retail, 90,000 SF of office space, and 171 affordable apartments to be constructed with support from New York State Homes and Community Renewal. The rational and urbane articulation of the curtain wall and massing expresses the different uses on 125th Str... More

Project • By Nissen Richards StudioExhibitions

The Human Touch

‘The Human Touch: Making Art, Leaving Traces’ is a new, temporary exhibition at The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, with all exhibition and graphic design created by leading cultural sector specialists Nissen Richards Studio, working closely with the museum’s curators. The exhibition, which examines how the language of touch shapes and has shaped our existence, will run until August 1, 2021. In a separate commission, Nissen Richards Studio created a film to serve as both a trailer for and an introduction to the exhibition, exploring themes, filming key objects and adding additional content to link with the branding of the exhibition. About The Fitzwilliam Museum: The Fitzwilliam Museum is the lead partner of the spectacul... More

Project • By Nissen Richards StudioMuseums

The Museum at Wordsworth Grasmere

The Museum at Wordsworth Grasmere, the second phase of work at the former Lake District home of the great English Romantic poet William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy, is now complete and open to the public from 18 May 2021, with all gallery, exhibition design and interpretative overviews by Nissen Richards Studio and the building’s remodelling and extension by Purcell. The first phase of re-design work by Nissen Richards Studio at Wordsworth Grasmere opened in summer 2020 and encompassed the conservation and reinterpretation of Dove Cottage itself, where William and Dorothy once lived, plus the design of a new identity for Wordsworth Grasmere and all signage and wayfinding for the scheme, which makes use of locally-sourced Lakela... More

Project • By EntroOffices

TD Centre Anniversary Exhibit

Half a century ago, Toronto’s skyline was transformed by its first two skyscrapers, when renowned Modernist architect Mies van der Rohe designed the Toronto-Dominion Centre. Home to over 70 tenants and 21,000 daily occupants, the TD Centre is the vision of two leading Canadian corporations, TD Bank Group and Cadillac Fairview. This year, as Canada celebrates its sesquicentennial, TD Centre celebrates its 50th anniversary with a unique exhibition. The 50th anniversary exhibition tells the story of the shared vision that helped create this architectural masterpiece. The exhibit offers an opportunity to not only showcase both Cadillac Fairview's and TD Bank's brands and values, but also the unique history of the architecture and its ro... More

Project • By EntroMuseums

The Incas, Treasures of Peru

“The Incas, Treasures of Peru,” a magical showcase of ancient artistry and culture, is now on at Pointe-à-Callière in old Montreal. Entro worked closely with the Museum, exhibit fabricator Expozone, lighting designer Light Factor, and interactive consultant Gagarin to design this two- storey exhibit, which displays over 300 artifacts including jewellery, textiles, ceramics, ritual objects, and architectural elements.   Our goal was to make visitors feel as though they are immersed in ancient Peru – and so we built a world around the artifacts, filled with life-size reproductions, large-scale images, projections, sound, video, tactile materials, and interactive activities. This rec... More
Articolo Lighting Milan 2019
Articolo Lighting Milan 2019
Articolo Lighting Milan 2019
Articolo Lighting Milan 2019
Articolo Lighting Milan 2019

Project • By Articolo LightingTrade Shows

Articolo Milan 2019

Articolo Milan 2019, designed by Studio Goss as a quiet refuge from the surrounding noise of one of the largest trade fairs in the world. The internal space is partially concealed to passers-by with a single light fitting anchoring a deeply recessed entry portal, further delineated with a steel threshold and over-scaled walls conveying a sense of mass and solidity.   Photography by Willem-Dirk du Toit   More

Project • By EntroExhibitions

KING Exhibit

KING Toronto is the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)-designed redevelopment of 485 through 539 King Street West for Westbank Corp and Allied Properties REIT, integrating a residential community with heritage commercial properties on the site. In a series of unconventional exhibits and installations at different locations (including exterior locations) throughout the city, we tell the story and culture of a neighbourhood being reinvented and the design thinking behind it.   The KING exhibit takes us on a deeper exploration of the proposed building concept and showcases the inspiration behind the development’s urban design, architecture, interior design, and its future relationship to the community and ongoing history of the Kin... More