Douglas Flandro has more than 15 years of design experience and a background in theater and film design. Holding a Masters of Interior Architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design, Douglas is especially interested in sustainable exhibit design, new technologies, immersive experiences, experiential graphic design and hands-on interactive exhibits. Since joining Cambridge Seven, Douglas has designed exhibits and graphics for numerous science museums, children's museums, nature and visitor centers, aquariums, and zoos. Douglas Flandro is currently working on exhibits for a the Virginia Aquarium’s Owls Marsh Pavilion and a renovation of “Our Hudson Home,” an exhibit at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Other recent C7A projects that Douglas Flandro has worked on include exhibits for a new children’s museum in Hohhot, China, an expansion of The Scientific Center in Kuwait City, exhibits and graphics for “Blacktip Reef” at the National Aquarium in Baltimore; graphic design and exhibits the renovation of The Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk, Connecticut; natural science exhibits and a high technology science theater for the Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale; “World Brooklyn” for the Brooklyn Children’s Museum; Heifer International’s Murphy Keller Education Center in Little Rock, Arkansas; and “World Alive” exhibits at Discovery Place in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Douglas has taught computer design courses at the Wentworth Institute of Technology and has served as a guest lecturer at the Rhode Island School of Design. Douglas Flandro is also a contributing author to the section on Museums and Exhibit Spaces in the design reference book, Interior Graphic Standards, Wiley 2003.