Working in arts and heritage our clients bring an infectious enthusiasm that inspires our best work.
We build long-term partnerships with the most exciting arts organisations in the UK (and North America).
Foundling Museum Since 2021
19 April ’21
Emma, Anna and Michael are running a workshop with The Foundling Museum. Their first website (in 2004) was our job #152. Their new site is #9994.
1 April ’21
Emma and Anna got to go to a real life meeting this afternoon, extremely exciting and inspiring.
Horniman Museum and Gardens Since 2019
24 June ’20
We're celebrating the Horniman's Great Walrus Tea Party today. Here's Patsy Alex's home stitched walrus, tucking into the cakes early.
21 May ’19
Jack and Connie are butterfly spotting, having been chatting through the site architecture for the Horniman's new site.
Team outing to the Horniman Museum and Gardens
The Horniman Museum and Gardens is a landmark for South London. Lots of the team had visited over the years, but do we know it as well as we think?
26 February ’19
Anna and Jack are visiting the Horniman's Study Collection Centre and delving into lots of their many, many objects.
25 February ’19
Anna, Alex and Jack are at the Horniman, leading a communications workshop with their staff team.
20 February ’19
Anna, Jack and Michael are at Horniman Museum, meeting with Connie and Nick, their Director. Chatting about future vision planning and how our website project will feed into those plans.
13 February ’19
Anna, Jack and Michael are at Horniman Museum, kicking-off the major website project we've just begun with them.
17 January ’19
Jack's meeting our new client Connie, and the Walrus, at the Horniman Museum & Gardens to talk about a new website for them.
6 December ’18
Michael and Anna were given out-of-hours access to the World Gallery at the Horniman Museum. Here's Anna, leading a school of fish and following a shark.
Museum & Library of the Order of St John Since 2010
Late at the Gate: Ye Olde Tavern Quiz
For May's Cog Night we took Matt to the Museum of the Order of St John for his first ever 'pub' quiz. He tells us what he made of the event.
27 April ’17
Matt and Michael are at St Brides for a Typographic Circle talk by Emma and Kirsty from A Practice For Everyday Life.
24 November ’16
Becca and Sæunn have been invited to the Museum of the Order of Saint John for an 18th Century themed evening of frolicking, frivolity and gin.
29 October ’15
Wine, crisps and quizzing. Jenny, Sam, Bryony, Sæunn and Michael are at the Museum of the Order of St John for a fundraising pub quiz. They've been joined by special guest, Lydia.
12 August ’15
Becca is pushing the launch button on a new website for The Museum of the Order of St John.
16 July ’15
Peter from the Museum of the Order of St John has popped in. Becca is giving him a sneak peek of their new website. Ross is lurking behind.
Museum of the Order of St John: Private Tour
As our longstanding relationship with the historic museum continues, Curator Tom Foakes suggested a private tour for our April Cog night.
20 April ’15
Michael and Sam are at the Museum of the Order of St John. Here's Sam meeting with Curator, Tom Foakes.
10 November ’11
Michael’s out again. A multi-meeting tour of London, ending at the Museum of the Order of St John, about a possible new project.
10 August ’11
Shabana from London Museums Hub came in to proof the Stories of the World report that John is designing.
The Beaney Since 2010
17 August ’17
It’s coming up to the 5th anniversary of the opening of The Beaney in Canterbury. They’ve come to the studio to record an interview with Michael about our role in naming and creating their branding.
7 October ’16
Michael's at The Beaney to see Grayson Perry's The Vanity of Small Differences. He met Jill Constantine, Head of Collections and Darren Henley, Chief Executive of Arts Council England. And Janice McGuinness and Jo Jones from Canterbury City Council.
10 October ’14
Michael's at the Museums Association conference in Cardiff. He's giving a talk - Branding is all Bull - with Jo Jones from The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge.
1 October ’13
Michael’s speaking at a Museums Show-off event in Camden. He has nine minutes to explain our two years of work for The Beaney.
17 May ’13
Jon and Ross have been building and photographing boxes for a project we are working on for The Beaney
19 November ’12
At last, the 3-metre wide sign above the door at The Beaney has been installed. Sadly, the fitters wouldn’t give Michael a go in the hoist.
12 November ’12
After a month of planning, road closures, safety form-filling, staff briefed in high-vis jackets, emergency exits moved… the hydraulic lift broke and the whole thing was called off. Not a great day.
21 September ’12
Michael has been in Canterbury today. Here is one of the large cases in the Explorers & Collectors room in the Beaney, we sourced an original 19th Century map to create the background vinyls.
10 September ’12
Michael has been to the Beaney, here are real people using the Wayfinding signage we’ve designed.
4 September ’12
Mike and Michael went to The Beaney today for its official opening. Here’s Mike, dressing up and striking a pose.
15 August ’12
Another trip to the Beaney for Michael, this time our wayfinding signage has, mostly, been installed. Here is one of the more tricky signs to fit.
10 August ’12
Michael has been to Canterbury again today. This time as the wayfinding signs for the Beaney are out of the factory and ready to be installed.
7 August ’12
We’re a week away from installation of the wayfinding system we’ve created for The Beaney in Canterbury. Here are a few of the signs, in the factory.
31 July ’12
Mike and Michael have been to the Beaney today. Mike is looking at a display of doll’s house furniture, which has been put together from a variety of collections to create this striking display.
13 July ’12
Mike has been in Canterbury today, at the Beaney, to have final discussions about signing and way finding, before the opening weekend in September.
14 June ’12
Mike and Michael are in Canterbury. Krystyna, from The Beaney, is talking through her vision for their collections.
11 June ’12
These Mid 19th Century maps have arrived in the studio for a project we are working on for The Beaney, they smell amazing.
19 April ’12
Mike and Michael have been to The Beaney. They were left alone to run amok in the empty galleries.
12 April ’12
A big job (like the signage and wayfinding design of The Beaney) takes a lot of planning; here’s Mike, assessing the project timetable.
20 March ’12
Michael and Mike had to dress like Oompa Loompas as they visited the nearly completed site of The Beaney in Canterbury.
5 March ’12
The Beaney B is dominating our days while we work on their signage and wayfinding system.
13 January ’12
Mike and Michael went on a research visit, to National Maritime Museum, with Canterbury Museums’ Jo Jones and Caroline Cooper.
16 December ’11
Mike and Michael have been the Canterbury for a site visit to The Beaney, House of Art & Knowledge.
15 December ’11
Much excitement as, after nine months, we’ve published the brand guidelines for The Beaney, in Canterbury.
Got a project in mind?
It’s always exciting to talk about a potential new project. We don’t have any ‘sales’ people; give us a call or drop us a line and we’ll find the best team member to chat it all through.