Illumination Lights Up Attendance at The Morton Arboretum

Today’s guest post is by Cindy Crosby, Interpretation Program Coordinator at The Morton Arboretum. How do you get visitors to come to an outdoor museum when it is dark, cold,

“We want lots of interactives in our new exhibits.” “Can you design more interactives in to the exhibit?” “We want technology.” These are the types of statements we hear quite

A Client Guide to Figures: 6 of 6 – Paint and Clothing

This is the 6th and final post of our 6-part series discussing the management and fabrication of human figures. Last month, we covered what goes into the figures (literally) and how they are assembled.

A Client Guide to Figures: 5 of 6 – Armature and Assembly

In this 5th installment of our Figure Guide we’ll be discussing figure armature and assembly.

A Client Guide to Figures: 4 of 6 – Sculpting

This the fourth post of a 6 part series discussing the management of figures which will have sculpted bodies or heads. The decision to sculpt a figure’s body or head

A Client Guide to Figures: 3 of 6 – Life Casting

This the 3rd post of a 6 part series discussing the management and fabrication of human figures. This month we’ll be discussing the process of life casting and its place in

A Client Guide to Figures: 2 of 6 – Starting Fabrication

This is the 2nd post of a 6 part series discussing the management and fabrication of human figures. Last month we discussed decisions that need to be made during design and

A Client Guide to Figures: 1 of 6 – Design Decisions

The purpose of this guide is to inform and educate clients managing a new exhibit project that includes human figures. The fabrication of lifecast figures requires significantly more decisions and

I watched the movie Lincoln last night. The portrayal of President Lincoln was very appealing, an interesting blend of folksy humor, intelligence, and cunning. Two scenes in the movie really

Lately, the management team at Taylor Studios has had some lively discussions on how to maximize the value of the exhibits we produce.    The crux of the challenge centers around