Design with Heritage is a twelve-month Knowledge Exchange project supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). The aim of the project is to develop connections between designers, academic researchers, and arts and heritage institutions by identifying shared interests and creating opportunities for collaboration.The project investigators at UCL Centre for Sustainable Heritage and the Victoria & Albert museum lead the two research areas and contribute their expertise in conservation, architecture, display and interactive design.Design with Heritage is supporting demonstration projects under the themes ‘Design for Enhanced Exhibitions’ and ‘Design for Augmented Artefacts’.
Places available for the Design with Heritage final symposium ‘Museum 2.0: Enhancing Exhibitions and Augmenting Objects’
Latest blog posts:
- Materials Migrations collection
- Your Tour: Interview with Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts education team
- Play it Again, SAM: Scanning Process
- Materials Migrations: Final drawings
Design with Heritage will also be writing a consultation paper for policy makers to highlight the need for better links between academic and business sectors. The paper aims to spark a debate on the requirements of a truly stimulating environment for the Creative Industries.