ft. to the institution’s already impressive 600,000 sq. about The 20 Most Influential Exhibit Designs this CenturyWe wouldn't dare pretend that this is a definitive list, but it is a list of the projects that the top exhibit designers see as influential and important projects that have helped to push the area of exhibition design forward. The breadth of projects that were submitted was amazing.The 20 Most Influential Exhibit Designs this CenturyFounded in 1885, the Detroit Institute of Arts recently underwent a $158 million renovation that took more than six years to complete and added 58,000 sq. ft. to the institution’s already impressive 600,000 sq. ft. Detroit Institute of Arts Interactive Exhibits Founded in 1885, the Detroit Institute of Arts recently underwent a $158 million renovation that took more than six years to complete and added 58,000 sq.
Pentagram designed three interactive, rear-projection digital book kiosks that allow visitors to “flip” through the pages of the Egyptian Book of the Dead, a 16th century Book of Hours, and Artistic Houses, a rare picture book of famous home interiors dating from 1883. Detroit Institute of Arts | Photo Courtesy of Pure Michigan The museum has interactive signs throughout exhibits, with fun facts, and activities like Drawing in the Galleries, where folks can grab a pencil and paper and make their own sketches of the art. ft.Director, Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability© 2014 Society for Experiential Graphic Design1900 L Street NW, Suite 710 Washington, DC 20036 | The DIA creates experiences that help each visitor find personal meaning in art. As part of the renovation, designers worked closely with the museum’s education department to create a suite of interactive interpretive installations that help make the permanent collection more accessible to visitors through the use of technology. ft.Art Guild (casework), TacTable LLC (interactive software/hardware)“Antiquities Silhouette” is a 3-minute animated film that brings the ritual of Roman wine drinking to life. In an effort to bring DIA’s collection of 18th century French porcelain and silver to life, Pentagram created an interactive exhibit called “The Art of Dining.” Through an elaborate overhead video projection, visitors sit at a “dining table” onto which is projected an aristocratic dinner service.
Gallery wall decoration based on ancient fresco fragment provides context for understanding this artwork.”Mark Van S. Photography (videographer), Francis Oh (video editor), Scott Lehrer Sound Design Ltd. (sound designer), Anne Ferril (food production), Richard Ellis (food styling), TacTable LLC (IR software development), ArtGuild (kiosk casework design), Detroit Institute of Arts (content)For museums, book display poses a difficult accessibility challenge: how can you allow visitors to interact with the often fragile volumes? The installations include interactive kiosks, video projections, and immersive multimedia experiences.Decorative art galleries can often seem lifeless and staid to museum visitors. Detroit Institute of Arts Interactive Exhibits Founded in 1885, the Detroit Institute of Arts recently underwent a $158 million renovation that took more than six years to complete and added 58,000 sq. Michigan Science Center - Detroit ft. Other installations include “The Art of African Masquerade,” a life-sized, rear-projected film; “Dynamic Captions,” a series of changing interactive captions in the Modern galleries; and an immersive sound installation in the Kanzler Room, an 18th century drawing room.Detroit Institute of Arts Interactive Exhibits© 2014 Society for Experiential Graphic DesignLisa Strausfeld (principal in charge), Nina Boesch, Jiae Kim, Kate WolfSearch only awards articles below, or search all articles in the