Exhibition Design

June 13, 2015

ONLINE COURSE / Apply before July 17th, 2015 / Duration: From July 20 – August 10, 2015

Lecturer: Iohanna Nicenboim

This course examines the planning and designing of three-dimensional environments that encourage visitor’s understanding, participation, and emotional engagement. Participants will learn different tools to understand and manipulate space using from simple existing elements to design graphics or multimedia in order to make the exhibition content more clear and accessible.

Following the course participants will learn practical tools to observe a space and its interaction, will design an exhibition according to a brief and will develop a presentation of complete exhibition design proposal. Click here to see some of the projects developed during the past edition of the course.

Participation fee: 148€

Enroll here, you will be redirected to our new Online Platform where you can directly enroll (click the enroll button) and pay for your course.

*Online material available 24/7 during the duration of the course and 4 weekly video-conferences every Monday at 7pm Central European Time



Week 1: Concept and Research

  • Introduction
  • Gathering information
  • Research
  • Exhibition structure
  • Space narrative


Week 2: Design 

  • Design thinking
  • Sketches and models
  • CAD, Sketchup: 3D modeling basic tools
  • Design elements
  • Design principles


Week 3: Planning

  • Floor plans and elevations
  • Wall layouts
  • Lighting
  • New Media
  • Guiding visitors
  • Human factors


Week 4: Production and installation

  • Time management
  • Colors and materials
  • Typography and graphics
  • Building and production
  • Installing objects and their conservation

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