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Project • By Nissen Richards StudioExhibitions

The Human Touch

‘The Human Touch: Making Art, Leaving Traces’ is a new, temporary exhibition at The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, with all exhibition and graphic design created by leading cultural sector specialists Nissen Richards Studio, working closely with the museum’s curators. The exhibition, which examines how the language of touch shapes and has shaped our existence, will run until August 1, 2021. In a separate commission, Nissen Richards Studio created a film to serve as both a trailer for and an introduction to the exhibition, exploring themes, filming key objects and adding additional content to link with the branding of the exhibition. About The Fitzwilliam Museum: The Fitzwilliam Museum is the lead partner of the spectacul... More

Project • By Tom Postma DesignExhibitions

Beethoven Moves

This unique exhibition on the life and work of Ludwig van Beethoven goes beyond a mere historical display of objects and artefacts. Instead, it aims to simultaneously deepen our understanding of Beethoven and his work, and explore his impact on the arts and society through an associative display of diverse artworks housed within a series of distinct spaces. The vision for Beethoven Moves has resulted in an exhibition that celebrates the historical and contemporary power of Beethoven, his multifaceted work and character, and his position as an ongoing source of inspiration across all disciplines of art. It was imperative that the exhibition architecture not only provide a cohesive backdrop for the multitude of different artworks on show, b... More

Project • By Nissen Richards StudioExhibitions

Refugees: Forced to Flee

Refugees: Forced to Flee, a new exhibition at IWM London, takes as its subject the experience of refugees from the last 100 years, from Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews and the Kindertransport to the Calais Jungle and the treacherous Mediterranean crossings. The exhibition is located on level three of IWM London in a 620 sq m space and represents the sixth creative collaboration between Imperial War Museums (IWM) and exhibition designers Nissen Richards Studio, whose previous projects together include Yemen: Inside a Crisis; From Street to Trench: A World War That Shaped a Region; Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style and Catalyst: Contemporary Art and War – all for IWM North and Once Upon a Wartime: Classic War Stories fo... More

Project • By Nissen Richards StudioArt Galleries

Manolo Blahnik at the Wallace Collection

'An Enquiring Mind: Manolo Blahnik at the Wallace Collection' has now opened in London, displaying the most famous shoes from the legendary footwear designer's archive, set amongst the world-renowned paintings and objects of the collection's 18th century rooms. The new exhibition, co-curated by Manolo Blahnik and Wallace Collection Director Dr Xavier Bray, has been designed by award-winning designers and cultural collaborators Nissen Richards Studio. Highlighting the common aesthetic between the collection's baroque masterpieces and Blahnik's own decadent craftsmanship, the exhibition aims to create a dialogue between art and craft.   Following  its successful collaboration with the Wallace Collection on the recent Henry Moore exhibit, The... More