Themed Environments

The National Aquarium in Baltimore

“It’s always cool when exhibits we work on are featured in the media! The National Aquarium in Baltimore (home to more than 16,000 animals from more than 660 species of fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals) is reopening their popular Black Tip Reef exhibit after a major expansion.  This renovation includes 16 touch screen kiosks […]

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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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Tennessee Civil War Visitor Center

Malone worked with the State of Tennessee, Department of General Services, Department of Tourist Development, Van Pond Architect, LLC, and Hazlip Studios to develop sixteen interpretive exhibits. Located at various visitor centers throughout Tennessee, the exhibits were developed to educate visitors on the role the State of Tennessee played in the American Civil War. In […]

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The National Infantry Museum

Malone was asked to partner with Ermcar, Inc to produce a custom retail environment for the retail store operated by Ranger Joe’s.  The owner envisioned an environment that would honor the National Infantry Museum’s high standards while providing display fixtures for a wide variety of merchandise.  We worked with Ermcar during the design phase and […]

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Riverside United Methodist Church

Riverside United Methodist Church worked with the scenic department at Malone to create a children’s themed environment in the church hall.  A hand paint mural wraps around the hall illustrating a cartoon themed city life while 3 dimensional sculpted objects tie in with the mural to create the illusion of depth.

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Dallas Aquarium at Fair Park

Lyons/Zaremba designed the Children’s Aquarium exhibits with kids in mind.  Malone Design/Fabrication produced these exhibits from durable, water-resistant materials for the visitor’s enjoyment and ease of maintenance for the aquarium staff.  Eight foot high modular walls form four freestanding pods housing ten tanks and concealing life-support systems and adjacent feeding/care facilities.  Whimsical drawings by an […]

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Audubon Insectarium-Metamorphosis and Success Stories Galleries

Metamorphosis and Success Stories Galleries consist of two exhibit rooms detailing various insects and their habitats.  Metamorphosis is one of the most fascinating transformations that occurs in certain animal/insect species.  This exhibit illustrates insect courtship, mating, and life cycles.  A working husbandry lab shows visitors how insects reproduce and grow.  The Success Stories Gallery was […]

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Sugarloaf Mills

Malone worked with the Georgia Music and Sports Hall of Fame to create a preview experience of their exhibits inside Sugarloaf Mills (formerly Discover Mills.)  The project also included the Georgia Store, a 10’ x 10’ retail kiosk, and feature walls of important events in Georgia’s Music and Sports history.

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Woodlawn Storyville Library

The Woodlawn Storyville Library was created for the children of the western suburbs of Baltimore. This, the second Storyville facility in Baltimore, was built to encourage children under 5 years old to a pathway of reading and education. The elements of this educationally immersive  facility depict life in Baltimore. There is a small “Baby Park” […]

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