Great ideas, like great archaeological treasures, are rarely found on the surface, which is why we prefer to look deeper, to consider everything from every angle, and to ask all of the important questions.

The depth of understanding and breadth of knowledge gained allows us to find the ideal design solution that we know is there waiting to be realised.

Our method of working is designed to involve and inspire you at every stage, and provide us with the information we need to create an inspiring new gallery for you and your visitors.

Tendering: Our deep involvement with our projects and method of working means that we are unsuited to producing concept visuals as part of design tenders. However, we are happy to tender with design costs, credentials and provide contact details of all past clients so you can ask for their opinion.

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Stage 1. Discovery

RIBA Stage: A-B

Stage One

Questions, questions, questions:

  • Aims & objectives?
  • Expectations?
  • Whats the space?
  • Whats the storyline?
  • What are the key messages?
  • What are the objects?
  • Time?
  • Budget?
  • Visitor profile?
  • Client team skills?
  • Visit other exhibitions
  • How do others do it?

Stage 2. Creative

RIBA Stage: C-D

Stage Two

Create, present, discuss and discuss again:

  • Concepts
  • CAD visuals
  • Consultation with user groups
  • Cost plan
  • Outline time schedule
  • Design development

Client approval

Stage 3. Specification

RIBA Stage: E-H

Stage Three

Specification, specification, specification:

  • 3D elements
  • Set building
  • Materials
  • Colours
  • Showcases
  • Lighting
  • Audio visual
  • Interactives
  • Model making
  • Object mounts
  • Copywriting
  • Images & illustration
  • Artwork

Client approval

  • Tendering

Stage 4. Build

RIBA Stage: J-L

Stage Four

It all starts actually happening:

  • Contracts placed
  • Off-site construction
  • On-site construction
  • Testing
  • Cleaning
  • Snagging

Client approval

  • Install objects
  • Open!
  • Evaluate