The design team viewed the new International Dairy Queen headquarters as an opportunity to tell the story of the IDQ brand through artfully integrated design and brand elements that create a unique experience. These design elements are refined and sophisticated yet maintain a quirky edge, an aesthetic coined by the design team as “sophisti-kitsch.”
Centered around the relationship between humans and dogs, Museum of the Dog activates the AKC’s mission with a visitor experience that educates, engages, and entertains a new generation of dog lovers and visitors through memorable experiences and distinctive design.
From prehistory to the contemporary era, the museum invites the public to explore the captivating world of ancient cultures of Peru through the Inca civilization renowned for rich culture, craftsmanship, and unique weaving patterns. To bring the visitor a step closer to their craft of weaving, Gagarin developed the "Weaving Time" installation for the exhibition The Incas, Treasures of Peru.
Original concept created by Melanie Crespin and Bureau Principal for the McCord Museum. Adaption by the Canadian Museum of History in-house creative team, with the support of Design par Judith Portier and Visou Design.
A sudden snowstorm, encounters with time travelers, and instructions to leave your anger at the door: Notman—Visionary Photographer is not your normal museum exhibition.
Melanie Crespin, Bureau Principal, Design by Judith Portier, Visou Design
Museums are places for community education, yet they are seldom accessible to everyone nor equitable in their presentation of content. Acknowledging the unfortunate truth that visually impaired people struggle to enjoy museum experiences, “Senses: Design Beyond Vision” invited visitors of all abilities to actively engage in the exhibition in ways surpassing conventional “universal design” considerations.