3D Design Museum Exhibition Department

After gaining an MA in Museum and Exhibition Design from Lincoln University in 2012, Matt undertook a six month internship at the Royal Pavilion and Museums, Brighton in the 3D Design Department. He worked in the 3D Design Department with the Head of Design Alex Hawkey.

Areas of experience included: object handling, care and conservation, general maintenance and updating of display cases and information panels, sculpting 3D objects for display and interactives for the Education Department, becoming efficient in 3D digital design predominately with Sketch Up and Layout. Attending project meetings with the Designer and other Museum Departments, selection of objects for new projects, planning new projects, designing new projects. Working with Museum Development Officers and visiting and working with smaller local museums associated with The Royal Pavilion and Brighton Museums within East Sussex.

Matt was offered the design commision for Battle Museum as the completion project of his internship.

Sketch-Up and layout planning and designs for the new education space at Hove Museum
Selecting seating styles and designing purpose built shelving with coloured interiors to the shelving units for the Education Space at Hove Museum
Sculpting two types of Canopic Jars for the Education Room at the Brighton Museum.
Object selection and photographing for the Brighton museum Touring Natural Photographer of the Year Exhibition, recording initial views on conservation requirements and display options.
Display Cases for the Education and Outreach Department
Object handling, cleaning and mounting.

Published by Matt Edwards

Performance Designer (Set, Costumes), Museum, Exhibition and Art Installation Designer Visiting Lecturer in Performance Design (ual London College of Fashion, Performance Design Department and Rose Bruford College) Secret Spaces: Children's' Spacial Design. Upgrading and restoring garden furniture and garden centre pieces. Garden Design (Plumpton College Vector Works and RHS).

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