Portfolio archive for: exhibits

  • The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle

    August 11, 2014

    The Nature Inn, located in Pennsylvania’s Wilds region, offers unlimited recreational opportunities in the heart of Bald Eagle State Park. Designed as a LEED’s certified project the Inn offers numerous opportunities for interpretive messaging throughout the Inn and the trails in the Park. Outside the Inn, panel materials are durable and designed to reinforce the […]

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  • Exhibit Design – Kidstory – An Early Learning Gallery

    January 29, 2014

    Development of hands-on exhibits for children from ages 1 to 7 years featured period role-playing activities, a discovery center, and one-on-one teaching environments. Hands-on interactives included sound and tactile experiences. Client Old Sturbridge Village Services Exhibit logo design Script Development Exhibit Design Interpretive Graphics Design Hands-on interactive design Fabrication & Installation Management

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  • African Elephant Crossing

    January 22, 2014

    2012 AZA AWARD WINNER IN EXHIBIT DESIGN AND EDUCATION The African Elephant Crossing exhibit opened in the spring of 2011. Themed graphics and exhibits feature sustainable management concepts while evoking every day life of the Southern African region through integrated architectural graphics inspired by the art and style of the area. Client Cleveland Metroparks Zoo […]

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  • DCNR | Elk Country Visitor Center

    January 02, 2014

    Working with DCNR we developed a comprehensive plan for the new Visitor Center which included all interpretive messages for three key areas that included the main exhibit area, a hands-on Discovery Room and traditional waysides on the exterior of the Center. LEED’s messaging was incorporated throughout the interior and exterior and was supported with visitor […]

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  • University of Pennsylvania | Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine | Atrium Exhibit

    January 02, 2014

    After demolishing the historic Philadelphia Civic Center to build a state-of-the art medical facility, the University of Pennsylvania was committed to telling the story of the previous site’s history in addition to the University’s own story about the history of medicine. Gecko Group developed multiple displays that incorporated historic timeline graphics and artifacts as well […]

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  • Nashville Zoo | Flamingo Lagoon Exhibit

    December 30, 2013

    Nashville Zoo decided to take a new approach to presenting their flamingo collection and created an exhibit that allows visitors to see the flamingos up close and personal. Gecko Group developed, designed, and wrote this low profile interpretive exhibit that gives visitors an immersive experience while providing them with in-depth species information. Themed and sculpted […]

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  • Generation Fit: Steps to a Healthier Lifestyle

    December 30, 2013

    Created for the Newark Museum in Newark, NJ, this is an interactive family experience that explores issues of nutrition and exercise. Gecko Group designed and developed hands-on components, animation and exercise challenges that provide visitors with a “tool kit” for healthy behavior and disease prevention. Visitors learn that being healthy can be fun and easy […]

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  • Philadelphia Zoo

    December 30, 2013

    Gecko Group worked with Pennoni Associates on the Philadelphia Zoo’s Intermodal Transportation Center and Streetscape Improvements Project. The project consisted of streetscape improvements, wayfinding, parking garage graphics and creating an iconic symbol for the entrance of the Zoo. The new iconic Zoo sign is big and impactful. Its scale proudly announces that you have arrived. […]

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  • The Concord Grape Discovery Center

    October 31, 2013

    Gecko Group worked closely with the board of directors and the management team at The Concord Grape Visitor’s Center to create a visitor experience that is both educational and nostalgic. The Grape Discovery Center exhibition provides visitors of all ages with an introduction to four primary aspects of the Lake Erie grape growing region: Terroir […]

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  • The Meadow Garden

    July 08, 2013

    Challenged to develop interpretation about life in the Meadow that would not interfere with the visitor’s view of it’s beauty, the design team rejected typical signage solutions. In order to preserve unobstructed views and to encourage the visual and sensory experience, subtle design solutions were integrated into the Meadow experience. Exploration of alternative materials, such […]

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