Museum Exhibition Planning and Design

Museum Exhibition Planning and Design

Description

Great exhibits are never an accident. Planning effective exhibits is a demanding process that requires the designer to consider many different aspects and navigate numerous pitfalls while moving a project from concept to reality. In Museum Exhibition Planning and Design, Elizabeth Bogle offers a comprehensive introduction and reference to exhibition planning and design. This book focuses on both the procedural elements of successful planning, like the phases of exhibit design and all associated tasks and issues, and on the design elements that make up the realized exhibit itself, such as color, light, shape, form, space, and building materials.

This helpful guide includes:
*Breakdown of the design and development project phases used by professional planner/designers
*Principles of good design as they pertain to: color, light, shape, form, space, line, balance, accent, rhythm, proportion, and scale
*Criteria to evaluate an exhibit and measure its success
*Discussion of construction contracts and procedures
*Discussion of building materials and their advantages and disadvantages
*Glossary of museum and design terms for easy reference

Bogle has translated her years of experience as an exhibition planner into a guide for practitioners of all sizes and levels of experience. For the solo practitioner, perhaps working with limited or no staff in a small institution, Bogle walks through every task that will be faced as the project develops. For the staff member of a larger institution or firm, this book serves as a checklist, reinforcing the instruction that comes from peers and previous experience. Museum Exhibition Planning and Design is a useful tool for anyone interested in or involved in bringing their exhibits to life.

Similar Books

ISBN 10: 1780676069
ISBN 13: 9781780676067

08 Sep 2015
Philip Hughes

ISBN 10: 1118306341
ISBN 13: 9781118306345

19 Nov 2013
Polly McKenna-Cress

ISBN 10: 0759122709
ISBN 13: 9780759122703

07 Apr 2014
Barry Lord

ISBN 10: 0759121117
ISBN 13: 9780759121119

24 Oct 2013
Tessa Bridal

ISBN 10: 1138825271
ISBN 13: 9781138825277

27 Apr 2015
Tiina Roppola

ISBN 10: 1442270764
ISBN 13: 9781442270763

01 Jul 2017
Beth Hansen

ISBN 10: 1606066374
ISBN 13: 9781606066379

18 Feb 2020
David Saunders

ISBN 10: 1598741632
ISBN 13: 9781598741636

30 Jun 2009
John H. Falk

ISBN 10: 8416504490
ISBN 13: 9788416504497

01 Sep 2016
Wang Shaoquiang

ISBN 10: 1442263482
ISBN 13: 9781442263482

17 May 2016
Angela Kipp

ISBN 10: 0500239282
ISBN 13: 9780500239285

11 Aug 2015
Adrian George

ISBN 10: 144224903X
ISBN 13: 9781442249035

19 Jun 2015
Beverly Serrell