Roto was created in 2004 to bring together the best custom immersive interactive experiences throughout the built environment – not only in the traditional institutional settings of museums, aquariums, and themed attractions, but in the growing array of applications across numerous architecturally-oriented disciplines, including sports arenas, airports, flagship retail, corporate headquarters, and brand destinations. Wherever big ideas, critical messaging, or customer engagement require a unique and custom solution, Roto’s integration of strategy, design, and turnkey production accountability has been the solution for more than 250 organizations over the past two decades, always with a focus on creating genuine human connections within its experiences.
Roto has grown annually to become one of North America’s largest custom, immersive design agencies and design-build firms, operating multiple interdisciplinary studios from its 60,000 ft2 state-of-the-art facility in Dublin, Ohio, with satellite offices in Boston, New York, Chicago, and Charlotte.
Our versatile experience design studios focus on institutional cultural projects and are supplemented by an immersive and interactive media studio, an aquarium and living collection design studio, a unique custom electronics and a/v studio, and a full-service fabrication and installation shop, collectively producing and installing more than $25M+ annually in custom features, attractions, and exhibits across North America and around the world.
As a result of its depth and versatility, Roto serves an exceptionally diverse client mix, from architecture firms and developers, to major brands and agencies, to public and private non- profit entities for projects like libraries, aquariums, zoos and museums. Known as “interactive experts “without limitation, Roto is breaking new ground with highly engaging techniques for AR/VR applications, immersive media art installations, a wide range of gesture-controlled media interactives, and an advanced capability for blending technology with spatial experiences, objects, and displays.
Importantly, each of these installed projects was designed and engineered by Roto, consistent with the company’s philosophy of providing a highly reliable, single source of accountability, offering design collaborators and owners the best of both creative authorship and expert technical delivery. The company continues to innovate, offering ever-expanding access to new technology and leading-edge solutions that create genuine human connections.