Creating a New Exhibit: Multiple Vendors or One Comprehensive Design Services Firm?
These days, museums and visitor destinations rarely have in-house designers and fabricators. The choice: Work with multiple vendors or a comprehensive design services firm. What are the advantages?
Forming a Partnership for Success
I bring an understanding of all sides in this relationship to my job. We want to build a relationship with clients, find out what you really need, and become your trusted partner. Meet Mark Sargent, Director of Client Development.
Kentucky Derby Museum Expansion Complete
Kentucky Derby Museum has completed a $6.5 million expansion that adds an additional 11,000 square feet of exhibition space.
Sagamore Spirit Distillery Wins Baltimore AIA Award
Solid Light project Sagamore Spirit Distillery received the AIA Baltimore Good Design = Good Business Award.
GLI awards Solid Light Small Business of the Year
Solid Light was recognized as 2018 Small Business of the Year by Greater Louisville Inc. - The Metro Chamber of Commerce during the 18th annual Inc.credible Awards at the Kentucky Center for the Arts.
Enhancing Experience Design with Media
“I look at visitor reactions to determine the success of one of my media pieces. While they watch, are they fully immersed in that environment and feeling the emotion of the piece?” Meet Bryan Miller, Media Exhibit Producer
Exploring Buildable Design via 3-D Modeling
“The first time that I hit ‘render’ and saw something that I had created not only exist in a 3-D environment but actually look like something that already exists in a photo-real sense, it was a remarkable moment. Meet Fabrication Designer, Raegan Maddox.
Mapping Visitor Emotions to Make a Lasting Connection
A key component to our design is a process called emotional mapping, which lays out the ebb and flow of the story, striking the balance of making the story come alive by helping visitors process the information.
How Architectural Design Informs Experience Design
“Architects see things from a code perspective, a life safety perspective, and we think about all the pieces like engineering—structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing that can affect design.” Meet Architect, Christopher Quirk.