Museum Lighting Design

With 20+ years experience we have provided creative and green lighting design solutions (both nationally and internationally) for museums and art galleries, historic buildings, temporary gallery exhibits and exhibition spaces => Read More

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London Design Company

Globally renowned creative London design company providing specialist design skills in museum design, exhibition design, independent lighting, visitor experiences and interiors.

We care about detailed design, audience engagement, conservation, and successful project delivery.


Exhibition Design Company: Information + Inspiration

One of London leading museum exhibition design firms providing museum and exhibition design consultancy services nationally and internationally. With a multidisciplinary team of museum exhibition designers we brainstorm contemporary museum design ideas and cutting-edge, sustainable technology displays to create unique museum design concepts that inspire, interact and educate.

We deliver award-winning visitor experiences through effective wayfinding strategies and complete signage. From digital signage mapping, multimedia guides, museum apps, touch screen systems, touch screen kiosks to interactive gallery floorplans, our design team captures the essence of leading museum wayfinding and signage design.

Take a look at our updated Museum Exhibition Design Blog for more information, inspirations and design ideas about:

  • Museum design + Exhibition design
  • Graphic design & Exhibition Ideas
  • Architectural Lighting Design
  • Museum Graphics
  • Design Portfolios
  • Heritage Workshops 2015
  • Touring Exhibition Design
  • The 10 Steps Of Museum Exhibit
  • Museum Apps
  • Museum Exhibit Design Ideas
  • Top 10 Sustainable Design Tips
  • & Many More Design Inspirations


Logo design – Aesthetical journey for client and corporate logo designer (Part One).

As a corporate designer I am always excited on first contact with new client looking for a new corporate identity, branding and marketing for their company or organisation.

In most instances they know in their hearts that’s its time to move on and establish a more lasting and instant recognisable presence or brand to capture more market share.

The first thing we need to do is to listen and understand what it is the clients are really trying to achieve with their new corporate design makeover.

Generally if the company has been established for less than ten years their branding will be particularly weak possibly designed or worked up by themselves or a friend when the company first started. It’s not always the case as some young companies will possibly have spawned from or had the backing of a larger more established company. These companies are very different animals who might already have a clear corporate logo or identity of some quality that just needs the establish brand to be evolved.

Take one of the UK’s favorite breakfast cereal packaging, to the customer the box is instantly recognisable and fresh looking. How surprised they are to see how the logo design or branding has changed over the years.

When I discuss smaller organisations existing logo or marketing material I always ask the client what they like and don’t like about what they already have. It is important to go into a lot of detail about their company and goals and what they really expect from their new logo design or corporate identity, branding, marketing and website?

These discussions are essential to allow the design and marketing team to really get under the skin of the organisation. A good relationship must be formed between client, corporate designers and marketing team as we have the future of their company in our hands.

We must at all times guide the client on this tricky road of design and marketing decisions that will see their corporate design, branding and marketing media take on a timeless quality that must last for the next 5 to 7 years.

Next time the design process


Continue reading “Logo design – Aesthetical journey for client and corporate logo designer (Part One).”

Heritage Lottery Funding – Museum Design

Due to many contributing factors (Heritage Lottery Funding) HLF application stage passes have become more difficult to achieve. It is those museums or organisations that present their projects well that always achieve positive decisions.

With our 100% success rate with Heritage Lottery Funding applications, SMA design are now offering our well kept secret solution in the form of museum design workshops.

These museum design workshops help museum and organisations to focus on important factors and make sure you tick all the right boxes.

Our museum design workshops are run at your location and so are very flexible, being able to accommodate those interested parties in your organisation and share holders alike.

The outlay for the museum design workshops are affordable and maximises even the smallest of budgets and sometimes can be paid for by the HLF themselves.

These museum workshops are so successful that 40% of our museum workshops capacity for 2011 are already booked.

So if you’re thinking of applying for HLF funding then speak with us first in order to give your application the best possible chance of success!

T:0845 612 1831

Email: museum workshops

100% Heritage Lottery Funding application success


Sometimes a picture says more than a thousand words ….

With core communication and individual interpretation we turn sparks of ideas into successful memorable projects, which has enabled us to maintain our 100% HLF (Heritage Lottery Funding) application record.

Something we are very proud of !