Design/Build

image credit: Ethan Labowitz Design/Build is a trend that I'm seeing more and more in the environmental graphics work that I do. Clients are increasingly looking for the turn-key approach that can provide them with a full-service solution from design through to installation. I understand the motivation from the client's perspective -- they only have… Continue reading>

Holiday Re-run

I'm taking the week off from just about everything, but thought I'd offer up something from the archives that you might enjoy if you missed it the first time around -- Lessons From the Library It's a post about the difference between searching and browsing, and what we've gained and lost as search becomes ever… Continue reading>

Over the Transom – Vol. 4

A collection of follow-ups and links to some stories and developments that I found interesting or important in the past week, that I think you’ll find worth reading about too. Computers as Museum Interactives Ed Rodley has done a couple of very interesting posts here and here at his Thinking About Exhibits blog on computers… Continue reading>

Over the Transom – Vol. 2

A collection of follow-ups and links to stories and developments that I found interesting or important in the past week, that I think you’ll find worth reading about too. Google Maps Goes Indoors There was an interesting announcement from Google this week about the roll-out of a new variant of their Google Maps technology. It… Continue reading>

The Public Push & Pull

It's no secret that there's been a rapid deployment of ever more screens and displays in public places recently. They're popping up everywhere, a lot for DOOH advertising and plenty for public information displays and kiosks of various types. It feels like there is a lot of band-wagon jumping going on, and that it's time… Continue reading>

iPad Kiosk

I continue to be very excited about the possibilities for using Apple's iPads in public spaces for exhibits, interpretation and wayfinding. I've written about this in the past, but I thought I'd share a really interesting enclosure designed specially for public environments that recently came to my attention via Tuaw.com. nClosures is producing an iPad… Continue reading>