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Case Studies

 

Prittlewell Priory Museum
Prittlewell Priory Museum

Prittlewell Priory Museum

Installed 2012

The 11 showcases provided by CXD were designed specifically to conserve and protect the many important artefacts from the hazards posed by issues including varying temperature and relative humidity in the aging building. The cases also allow for the viewing public to enjoy an unhampered view of the exhibits from all angles.

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Panacea Society
Panacea Society

Panacea Society

Installed 2012

During the intensive restoration of the collection of Victorian buildings which house the museum, CXD supplied 13 bespoke showcases to protect an eclectic mix of historic books, images, manuscripts, and clothing which explain the beliefs and lifestyle of the Society members as well as the earlier prophets.

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Birmingham Museum Trust
Birmingham Museums Trust

Birmingham Museums Trust

Installed 2012

CXD supplied the museum with 10 air-tight showcases worth £40,000 to provide a versatile and comprehensive system for displaying Birmingham Museums Trusts outstanding collections of contemporary decorative art. The secure showcases will ensure that all items on display are protected from theft and deterioration during the course of the exhibitions. They are currently housing a collection of metalwork crafted by students from Birminghams School of Jewellery.

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William Morris Gallery
William Morris Gallery

William Morris Gallery

Installed 2012

Conservation By Design (CXD) has supplied bespoke showcases to the William Morris Gallery in London following a £5 million major refurbishment. The Walthamstow gallery has been transformed to create a new world-class destination and international centre of excellence for the study of Morris, one of the foremost creative artists and original thinkers on the nineteenth century.

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Glasgow Riverside Museum
Glasgow Riverside Museum

Glasgow Riverside Museum

Installed 2011

Conservation storage, equipment and display specialist Conservation By Design (CXD) has supplied bespoke showcases worth over £3 million to the new Riverside Museum in Glasgow.

Dubbed Glasgow’s answer to the Guggenheim, the £74 million wave-shaped Riverside Museum, designed by acclaimed architect Zaha Hadid, is the new home of the city’s transport museum and opened on 21st June 2011. In the first three months since opening its launch, the museum has attracted more than 750,000 visitors.

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Roburt Burns Birthplace Museum
Roburt Burns Birthplace Museum

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Installed 2009

Conservation storage, equipment and display specialist Conservation By Design (CXD) has won a contract to supply display showcases for the new £21 million Robbie Burns Birthplace Museum at Burns National Heritage Park in Alloway, Ayrshire.

2009 marks the 250th anniversary of Burns' birth, and the National Trust for Scotland has begun a major redevelopment of the Burns National Heritage Park including construction of a new museum, which will house what is the most important Burns collection in the world

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London Transport Museum
London Transport Museum

London Transport Museum

Installed 2009

Following a two-year £22 million refurbishment and redesign project, the London Transport Museum worked with Conservation By Design to present the history of London’s transport system to the public.

New galleries tell the story of the development of London, its transport system and the people who travelled and worked on them over the last 200 years. Conservation By Design has supplied a vast range of Rothstein showcases to display this unique collection, whilst preserving it safely for the future.

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Great North Museum
Great North Museum

Great North Museum

Installed 2008

Conservation storage, equipment and display specialist Conservation By Design (CXD) has been awarded a £1.2 million contract to supply the new Great North Museum in Newcastle with Rothstein bespoke showcases.

The project is a demanding brief – with over 90 individually designed cases to be manufactured to order and installed at the museum by the end of November 2008. Great North Museum turned to Conservation By Design after being let down by another supplier who couldn’t deliver the project.

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