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Open Sesame

Gamification plays an important part in experiential engagement, creating interest, fun and aiding memory retention.  As I've previously talked about that can work expetionally well in a museum environment (Magical Museum), but how can this be translated a social space?... Continue Reading →

The Sewing Shack 

I recently entered a competition run by Grand Designs Live, to style a a standard garden shed.  My design was inspired by my love of sewing and all things creative.  I chose a colour palette, based on British meadow flowers... Continue Reading →

Cutting Craft 

I'm currently working on the Grand Shed Project and one of the key items in the scheme is the pattern cutting table.  I've always wanted a cutting table, but never had the room/excuse to invest in one before. Cutting tables... Continue Reading →

Practice Makes Perfect 

  After sketching, re-sketching and even more sketching, I've finally started to translate some of my ideas from the 2D drawing board into the 3D world. As previously discussed the Space In A Case design will consist of a series... Continue Reading →

Space in a Case

After experimenting with several ideas for new exhibition stands I was still struggling to to work out the best way to create a design that would incorporate all my key elements, i.e. lightweight, portable, easy to assemble, offer storage AND most... Continue Reading →

Easy Exhibits

At the Destinations Travel Show there were two common theme among the majority of stand designs, either high level or low level construction techniques. Those stands that implored the high level construction techniques,  tended to have a high specification, include props,... 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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