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Museum Design + Museum Designers


Museum lighting design aesthetics, function, flexibility, conservation & energy efficiency

Museum design workshops achieving 100% successful NLHF Heritage Lottery Funding
museum design reference - Harris Museum & Art Gallery.

Museum Design Consultants

SMA is one of Europe's foremost museum design consultants. We specialise in museum design, exhibitions and visitor centres.

Our award winning team of professionals blend interpretation and fresh ideas. By combing these qualities, with low and hi tech solutions we create exciting environments that connect with people of all ages.

Whether you are 4 or 94, a child or scholar! Our intention is that when leaving the museum you having been wowed by your visit. The result being that you will have an overwhelming desire to return to learn more!

This has earned us a well-known reputation for our distinctive designs. These designs continually push the boundaries to deliver effective memorable solutions that:

communicate, stimulate, educate, influence, provoke, relate, engage, inspire, excite, and relax.

A very beautiful example of how objects should be viewed within a showcase. The invisible sense of this showcase allows a full and exciting visitor experience.
SMA design provide traditional museum & exhibition designs in line with client’s individual requirements and visitor audiences.
A cohesive interaction between AV and innovative technologies brings a stimulating audience interaction to the overall museum design.
Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery redesign of the museum ground floor, Heritage Lottery Funding.
National Museums of Kenya, SMA design worked as museum & lighting design consultants.
Our museum design approach continues to deliver a 100% Heritage Lottery Funding.
A museum design competition to overcome challenges of existing displays & Victorian building conservation problems.
Simple aesthetically designed solution at the British Museum's Korean Gallery in London.
Simon’s ability to listen to our needs and provide creative solutions to the design brief - Nicola Moyle, Plymouth City Museum &Art Gallery
maritime museum designers
The First Lady of Azerbaijan is the client on this museum design project which forms part of the Presidential Complex and will be only for visiting dignitaries once completed.
Striking religious museum exhibition in Cyprus.
Our museum designs permits museums, foundations and galleries to communicate with their audience, providing a creative, safe and animated context.

Through connecting multiple layers of interpretation and feeling to the visitor, museum objects awaken and stories can be considered and enjoyed. With clear core messages and individual interpretation we turn catalysts of ideas into highly successful museum design projects.

SMA museum designers’ experience and knowledge allows us to guide the client every step of the way, on an incredible journey.

"delivering excellence in museum design"

Delivering excellence in design, with an outstanding team of multi-discipline professionals.

We have a vast amount of experience working on new builds, existing, historic sites and their unique challenges and environments. Our team also work on everything from one gallery to a complete museum project both in the UK or Internationaly.

Our museum designers take on each stage of a project, from feasibility, design concept, supervision of manufacture through to the final stage of completion. Using this well-honed process ensures the highest levels of quality and details are delivered on completion.

This approach has enabled us to maintain our 100% HLF (Heritage Lottery Funding) application record.

All our museum designs employ environmentally friendly, sustainable materials and technologies. This ensures we meet the needs of today, whilst looking after tomorrow.

If you are thinking of embarking on a new project or applying for funding why not let us help. We will make certain you tick all the right boxes, to ensure your museum is the one everyone is talking about.

Excellence in museum design, client satisfaction and audience engagement is assured.

the difference is in the detail

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Museum Designers

Museum Design
Feasibility & Concept
Exhibit Design
Heritage Design
Visitor Centres
Heritage Lottery Support
Interior Design
Gallery Design
Museum Lighting Design
Graphic Design
Museum Branding
Object Mounting
Art Packaging & Transport
Museum Exhibit Design
Showcase Design & Dressing
Temporary Exhibits
Traveling Exhibitions
Museum Literature


Exhibition  Design Services

Feasibility Studies
Concept Development
Exhibition Design
Travelling Exhibitions
Lighting Design
Commercial Exhibition Design
Graphic Design
Exhibition Stand Design
Exhibition Literature
Lifecycle Design

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