Posts Tagged “Design”

Upcoming Book – Fostering Empathy Through Museums

Seth Frankel, Studio Tectonic’s principal, is a contributing author to a new professional book entitled Fostering Empathy Through Museums. Published by Rowman & Littlefield, the book release is scheduled for Spring, 2016, around the time of the American Alliance of Museums conference. For more about the book from the editor Elif Gokcigdem, please go to: Fostering Empathy Book Seth’s […]

Museums for Peace – ST Featured on The Evergreen Mind

The Evergreen Mind Blog, at The Evergreen State College, recently featured Seth Frankel’s work in creating museums of peace. Here’s an excerpt and link… http://blogs.evergreen.edu/evergreenmind/seth-frankel/ “Few stories are harder than the stories Seth Frankel ’93 designs and develops into exhibitions for museums across the country. As principal of his Colorado-based exhibition design firm, Studio Tectonic, he’s […]

The Anti-Cartoon : Screenless Animations

It’s unavoidable that we think in animations. We’ve watched them for decades. Video screens at home and in museums are the norm. In a recent exhibition on earthquakes located at the Hatfield Marine Science Center, Studio Tectonic worked with Pacific Studio, the project fabricator, to develop an animation-like interactive without the electrical cord. Why? The […]

Potent Objects

Studio Tectonic is currently planning and designing the Peace Museum in Sierra Leone which communicates the story of its brutal civil war. On a recent planning trip, I worked with the museum team to help develop the master plan for the museum which will open in phases – starting in late 2013.  Part of the […]

NEWS: USA Cycling Displays on Exhibit

Studio Tectonic has completed the design and implementation of five displays for USA Cycling in Colorado Springs. This quick turn-around project includes showcases each of the five competitive bicycle disciplines. Objects include bicycles ridden Olympians during their medal rides, as well as images and content showcasing the history of the disciplines. View this project on […]

Open For Design – Denver Art Museum Community Challenge

Denver Art Museum invited its community to exhibit self-made creations in the museum’s first-ever show made entirely of visitor works. I couldn’t resist. The museum’s challenge – Transform an everyday object or material into something that makes your neighborhood a better place. Make it fit within a 2′ x 2′ x 2′ space. 3D or […]

Drawing Shortcuts

Ever wonder about the method to the madness in creating design presentation renderings? A Denver friend/architect, Jim Leggitt, FAIA, put together the Drawing Shortcuts book about 10 years ago and has managed to teach hundreds of designers and architects his method to knocking out great hand drawings. He uses a bunch of “hybrid” methods that […]