David Whitemyer

David Whitemyer is the Director of Business Development at Luci Creative, an exhibit and experience design firm, and an instructor in Johns Hopkins University’s Museum Studies program. He can be reached at david@lucicreative.com

Recent Posts by David Whitemyer

Taking Chances: 6 Strategies to Encourage Risk-Taking in Exhibit Design

Attractive and engaging exhibition projects are born from more than just good designers and interesting subjects. Successful projects are also the result of teams and leaders who take …

Gorilla Warfare: How to Handle Exhibition Errors

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It’s not a matter of if, but when. Whether an exhibition is 500 square feet with a few labels and a curator’s catalogue, or a whopping 50,000 square feet with hundreds of graphic panels and …

Designing Exhibits for Historic Structures: 6 Things to Keep in Mind

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“They aren’t purpose-built white-box spaces,” says Ken Turino, comparing historic house museums with a typical, larger institution gallery. “The rooms aren’t square. And you have to be very …

Lorem Ipsum: 5 Keys to Speaking the Same Language as Your Project Team

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My financial planner talks at lightning speed, using terms like “asset class diversification,” “large-cap funds,” and “variable annuity.” Embarrassingly, I don’t know what any of it means, …

Seamless Coordination: 7 Reasons to Hire Your Architect and Exhibit Designer at the Same Time

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A museum expansion, or the design and construction of a brand new museum, usually begins by hiring an architect, and may also include bringing on engineers, estimators, interior designers, …

Big Box: 8 Things to Learn from IKEA about Museum Design

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During a recent holiday shopping excursion to IKEA, while resting on a NORSBORG series chaise and with a belly full of meatballs and lingonberry sauce, I took a few minutes to pretend I was …