Category Archives: 100 Stories

100 Stories: Haymaking In Handsworth

Our group started looking at the space we are looking to transform for museum visitors. Our aim as a group is to take the public back to the rural times and to control their movement. We want to make the

100 Stories: Haymaking In Handsworth

Our group started looking at the space we are looking to transform for museum visitors. Our aim as a group is to take the public back to the rural times and to control their movement. We want to make the

100 Stories – Jewellery Quarter

The theme that we looked at is the working life in the Jewellery Quarter. As a group, we explored many ways to understand how we can make a start with this project. We explored different exhibitions which we used as inspiration

100 Stories – Jewellery Quarter

The theme that we looked at is the working life in the Jewellery Quarter. As a group, we explored many ways to understand how we can make a start with this project. We explored different exhibitions which we used as inspiration

Animals Stories – Final Design and Model

To incorporate the stories of the animals we chose to use projections to help convey the lives and stories of the animals. We chose to create a dimly lit space with the animals displayed beneath white drapery to represent the

Animals Stories – Final Design and Model

To incorporate the stories of the animals we chose to use projections to help convey the lives and stories of the animals. We chose to create a dimly lit space with the animals displayed beneath white drapery to represent the

Colour

initial design and development prism of colours artefacts perspective hanging artefact  colour spectrum Type of artefacts Emu eggs Colours in eggshells are created by chemical compounds called tetrapyrroles. There are only two of these chemicals found in bird eggs, one

Colour

initial design and development prism of colours artefacts perspective hanging artefact  colour spectrum Type of artefacts Emu eggs Colours in eggshells are created by chemical compounds called tetrapyrroles. There are only two of these chemicals found in bird eggs, one

Animals Stories – Final Design Concept

This is a storyboard explaining how we would like our final design idea to work. The viewer will approach the room seeing only the table legs and draperies over the animals, with taxidermy tools hanging in front of the displays.

Animals Stories – Final Design Concept

This is a storyboard explaining how we would like our final design idea to work. The viewer will approach the room seeing only the table legs and draperies over the animals, with taxidermy tools hanging in front of the displays.

Mini Museums: Design Process

To help with our designs we had set up an interview with Andy Fowles, the curator of the Mini Museum Story. We had prepared a series of questions to ask and chosen a suitable location at the Birmingham Museum and Art

Mini Museums: Design Process

To help with our designs we had set up an interview with Andy Fowles, the curator of the Mini Museum Story. We had prepared a series of questions to ask and chosen a suitable location at the Birmingham Museum and Art

Mini Museum: Room Analysis

We started off the project by picking our story. We had chosen Mini Museum as our group found it more interesting and challenging to design for children. After visiting the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery we then analysed our chosen room for the story. Looking

Mini Museum: Room Analysis

We started off the project by picking our story. We had chosen Mini Museum as our group found it more interesting and challenging to design for children. After visiting the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery we then analysed our chosen room for the story. Looking

Mini Museum: Warehouse Visit

To get more of an understanding of how museums function and where the artefacts are stored, we visited the Museum Collections Centre. Here, we were able to view various artefacts from different exhibitions and time periods. During the session at

Mini Museum: Warehouse Visit

To get more of an understanding of how museums function and where the artefacts are stored, we visited the Museum Collections Centre. Here, we were able to view various artefacts from different exhibitions and time periods. During the session at

The Museum Collection

We went to the warehouse where the artefacts and objects for the museum are stored, we were told that around 10% of the museums collections are displayed whilst the other 90% are in the warehouse for storage. For this workshop

The Museum Collection

We went to the warehouse where the artefacts and objects for the museum are stored, we were told that around 10% of the museums collections are displayed whilst the other 90% are in the warehouse for storage. For this workshop

Colour Storyline

Introduction After the introduction of all the stories our group decided that we would like to pursue the colours project, this was due to the broad nature of colour, the way we perceive it and the history behind it. There are

Colour Storyline

Introduction After the introduction of all the stories our group decided that we would like to pursue the colours project, this was due to the broad nature of colour, the way we perceive it and the history behind it. There are