Exhibit Design

Auburn University Aquatic Resource Management Center

The public lobby of the Aquatic Resource Management Center at Auburn University is designed to be a welcoming blend of nature, technology and water. The exhibits celebrate the history of the university’s world-renowned aquaculture and marine sciences departments and their many partnerships in research, service and conservation.   Interactive and updateable, these displays provide an […]

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St. Johns River Center

The new facility on the banks of the St. Johns River is a key destination in the redevelopment of the Palatka riverfront district. Funded by Georgia Pacific, this educational facility is designed to provide exhibits, classroom and lab space for students and visitors to learn about the local river and wetlands ecosystems, Palatka history, and […]

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Mingo National Wildlife Refuge

This new visitor center facility in Puxico, Missouri is built on a bluff-top, designed with views of the spectacular and historic wetlands and bottomland forest below. Utilizing the tall peaked roof in the exhibit hall, 22’ tall bald cypress and pin oak trees soar to the rafters with various animals hidden amongst their branches. Timber-and-stone […]

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Santa Rosa Lake and Dam Visitor Center

Santa Rosa Lake and Dam Visitor Center is a small facility run by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Guadalupe County, New Mexico. Malone renovated the look and feel of the 600 sq. ft. exhibition space and updated the interpretive content of the exhibit. Surrounding the new topographic map centerpiece of the Pecos River […]

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Burns-Belfry Museum & Multicultural Center

Malone Design/Fabrication is very proud to have been a part of Burns-Belfry Museum & Multicultural Center’s expansion. We designed and fabricated their new exhibitions and could not be happier with the results. Click on the link to learn more about the project: http://djournal.com/news/burns-belfry-museum-dedication-set-saturday/    

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Helpful Hints for Procuring Exhibits

It’s a rather common occurrence for prospective new clients to contact us in a state of confusion, if not desperation. They are developing their first museum or other interpetive exhibit and do not have a clear understanding of where to start and how all the pieces fit together. There’s no reason to fear. Firms like […]

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Designing to the Story, not to Internal Capabilities

I once asked a client why they chose not to pursue a design-build process for a large permanent exhibit project.  The key reason he gave me was that he believes a design-build firm has an inherent incentive to design to the firm’s internal capabilities rather than letting the owner’s unique stories and visitor experience objectives […]

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Polk’s Nature Discovery Center

Located in central Polk County and nestled among centuries-old live oaks, Polk’s Nature Discovery Center is uniquely positioned to become the prime destination for nature viewing, information, and education. Features include dynamic, engaging exhibits, classroom and group facilities, opportunities for family and individual study, as well as recreation areas and miles of trails.  A variety […]

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Sugarlands Visitor Center

Malone Design/Fabrication was contracted by Great Smoky Mountains Association to design and fabricate exhibitions for the Sugarlands Visitor Center, one of two visitor’s centers within Great Smoky Mountains National Park-the most visited National Park in the United States.  An analysis of the existing public spaces, visitor flow and contact areas were conducted by Malone to […]

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Holding Your Exhibit Partner Accountable with a Design/Build Structure

A design-build contract structure helps streamline the exhibit development process to save time and money.  The unique, specialty nature of museum exhibits and branded environments increases the importance of having a single team handle the entire process.  Less time and money spent transferring information (construction drawings, RFI’s, etc) among the project team.  Less time and […]

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American Red Cross: The Changing Face of Help

With over 125 years of reaching out to help others in need, the American Red Cross now looks to reach out to a new generation of potential volunteers and donors. Utilizing the impressive collection of images, artwork, artifacts, and personal stories collected over the years, this nationally traveling exhibit not only displays the past and […]

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Greenbrier Valley Visitor Center

Malone Design/Fabrication is pleased to have designed and fabricated the new displays, casework and interiors for The Greenbrier Valley Visitor’s Center in this beautiful renowned tourist area. This regional visitors center, operated by the Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau, has travel information on not only Greenbrier County, but Pocahontas, Monroe, and Summers counties as […]

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High Museum of Art Greene Family Learning Center

Malone Design/Fabrication collaborated with The High Museum of Art and Kraemer Design + Production  to produce this approximate 2000 square foot exhibit that is based on the premise of making art accessible to young visitors.  Visitors are invited to explore various artists as well as movements in art.  From recreating still life art to a […]

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Hoover Dam Visitor Center

Malone Design/Fabrication designed, fabricated and installed immersive exhibits focused on the history of Hoover Dam and the science of hydro-electric generation. A mixture of artifacts, graphics, audio-visual productions, computer and mechanical interactives, dioramas, and models are presented in a hierarchy that is appealing to both the casually curious visitor and the engineering buff.  A grand […]

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United States Fish and Wildlife Service – Region 3 Headquarters

Malone was asked to design and produce themed elements for the new regional headquarters of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service located in Minneapolis, MN. These elements were to tell the agency’s story and help visitors and staff better understand how each division works toward a common goal. A key component of the design included custom […]

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Woodruff Arts Center

The Woodruff Arts Center located in the heart of Midtown Atlanta offers the city a variety of performing and visual arts.  Malone worked with the Woodruff Arts Center to design a branded environment in the interior lobby.  The space features graphic images featuring different areas of performing arts.

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Trinity School

This hallway and donor panel system at Trinity School reflects a brand image that is truly unique, thereby differentiating the school from other private schools in the area. The project began as an effort to show the history of the school using artifacts in display cases, but evolved into something much more meaningful. The environment […]

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Johnson’s Shut-Ins State Park

The redeveloped Johnson’s Shut-In’s State Park, located on the Black River in Southern Missouri, has beautiful river access along with an array of educational displays, both interior and exterior. Malone was brought in to complete the design, and fabricate and install both interior and exterior exhibits in and around the newly built visitors center. Within […]

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Neosho National Fish Hatchery

The Neosho National Fish Hatchery in southwest Missouri is the nation’s oldest operational federal fish hatchery. In addition to design and fabrication of all exhibits, Malone Design/Fabrication assisted with almost every aspect of the interior design of the building and public use spaces. The 9,200 square foot. visitor’s center is expected to accommodate more than […]

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Georgia Sea Turtle Center

The Georgia Sea Turtle Center is a state of the art $2 million dollar facility focused on the treatment and rehabilitation of injured sea turtles and terrapins. In the exhibition hall, designed and fabricated by Malone, visitors can explore scenic interactive stations and videos about the life cycle of sea turtles and the many threats […]

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