September 12th, 2014 by
Posted in Quality Control

Taking off the creative director hatI recently had the opportunity to travel to Alaska with several other members of our team for a meeting with a client. While there, we traveled throughout the state visiting visitor centers, nature centers, themed resorts, and museums like the University of Alaska Museum of the North. Since we were working, one of our goals was to critique and document what these facilities were interpreting in order to avoid duplicating that information within our design project.

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August 26th, 2014 by

Selecting the Best Exhibit Design-Build FirmWhen hiring an interpretive exhibit design company, aren’t the traits you look for similar to those of any partner you want at your side? What is your criteria when dating or hiring a new staff member? Don’t you want your exhibit design-build firm to have like values, attitudes, and passion for the work?
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August 20th, 2014 by
Posted in Taylor Process

Interpretive Plan ObjectivesNow, allow me to share a statement without value: goals and objectives are integral elements in an interpretive plan. Thank you.

Regardless of whether Taylor Studios is developing an interpretive plan or beginning an exhibit design/build, we conduct several on-site activities with stakeholders aimed at gathering salient project goals and objectives.

In our experience, stakeholders love setting interpretive goals, but loathe setting interpretive objectives. Isn’t this similar to Fanny Dooley loving jelly and hating jam? No, not really…not once you evaluate potential reasons. Here are a number of potential reasons: Read the rest of this entry »


August 15th, 2014 by
Posted in Taylor News

Taylor Studios New HiresThe summer of 2014 has brought a handful of new faces to Taylor Studios: three to our fabrication floor that is running at full capacity and one to our Sales/Marketing team. Read the rest of this entry »


July 30th, 2014 by

Guide to Lifecast Figures - Sculpted Heads, Carved BodiesThis 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 is made for two very different reasons. Read the rest of this entry »

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