Wide Sky Blog

Keep up with our latest news: current projects, showcased services and developments here at Wide Sky Design

Building Hadrian’s Wall

Back in 2008 we were involved in developing an interactive virtual Hadrian’s Wall for the Great North Museum, an exhibit that allows visitors to create a digital brick to place within the wall.

Building data into the audience experience

We are well experienced in using client data to create exhibits and using data collected from exhibit use to inform clients’ future decisions. Both are important aspects of developing an effective interactive exhibit.

New project win: Shrewsbury Flax Mill Maltings

Shrewsbury Flax Mill Maltings is the first iron framed building ever constructed, an internationally important industrial heritage site that is being developed for mixed use with Historic England having secured funding of £2.6m.

Welcome to Cheyanne

We’re delighted to welcome to the team Cheyanne Black who joins us as an intern having recently graduated as a mature student in graphic design from the University of Derby. Since Chris gives guest lectures at the University, he was in contact with Cheyanne’s tutor.

The London Bridge Experience wins at ScareCON

More congratulations, this time for our client, The London Bridge Experience whose London Tombs has won the 2015 Best Year Round Scare Attraction at this year’s ScareCON event, Europe’s only show dedicated to the growing scare attraction industry.

Conservation award for St Martin’s Church

It’s turning into a month of celebrations for Wide Sky Design’s clients. Now there is more to celebrate as St Martin’s Church win the John Betjeman Award for the sensitive restoration of the unique Evelyn Gibbs murals as part of their Hidden Treasures project.
Tablet tours

Introducing our tablet tour

A tablet tour is a practical way to ensure that visitors can control their own experience of your historic site, museum or gallery at their own pace in a personalised way. Visitors to St Martin's CHurch talk about their experience of using one.

Maintenance at the Military Intelligence Museum

We have had a terrific working relationship with the Military Intelligence Museum for ten years now. As well as continuing to create new interactive exhibits for them we support older exhibits which inevitably experience a little wear and tear.