Julie Holgate

Event and Engagement Design


January 2017

Sounds of the City

I've previously discussed how important the role of sound and music is in constructing environments (The Nostalgia of Sound).  Unfortunately at many exhibitions, shows or events, the use of music is limited or prohibited entirely, so I have been looking at... Continue Reading →


A Shrinking World

While researching experiential installations, I came across a project done for the launch of Coca-Cola's miniature cans in Germany. To create interest, a number of mini-kiosks appeared in cities across the country.  Each kiosk contained all the products you'd usually find, newspapers,... Continue Reading →

Destinations Travel Show

In order to get some fresh inspiration for my project I attended the Destinations Travel Show at Event City, Manchester on Thursday 19th January. The Show featured representatives from the worldwide travel industry, products and destinations.  I was struck by the... Continue Reading →

End of Semester Presentation

My research and design ideas this semester have been summarized in this Prezi presentation Immersive and Experiential Design Presentation (opens in a new window). At the end of this semester I am still finalising my design project, but am currently looking at how... Continue Reading →

Spreading the word

Shakespeare, The Brontë's, Tolkien, Rowling, generations of great British storytellers who have used the English language to create new worlds full of love and betrayal, distant pasts, mythical lands and magical realms.  All have used the power of human imagination to transport reader's away... Continue Reading →

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