This project for the South Australian Police Historical Society has taken years. Literally … years. We started in early 2020 when a certain virus was starting to get a bit concerning. After multiple covid-related pauses, personnel changes, relocations, and shipping delays, the screens are in! Designing museum kiosks takes a lot of thought, so here’s […]
Embroidered Signatures at the Embroidery Museum I’ve seen some of the Embroidered Signature cloths before and they’re really quite cool. If you want a sneak peek, check out the database on the Embroidery Museum website. Open Day at the SA Police Historical Society Museum The SAPHS museum has galleries dedicated to all different aspects of […]
It’s History Festival time! After being cancelled in the year that never was, it’s time to check out all that South Australia’s History Festival 2021 has to offer.
We’re working on a tabletop game based website at the moment, and thought we’d share some of the research we’ve been doing on industry websites.
The David Rumsey Map Collection contains more than 150,000 maps from around the world, more than 95,000 of which are freely accessible through the online collection. The collection focuses on rare 16th through 21st century maps of North and South America, as well as maps of the World, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania. David Rumsey […]
If you’re a fan of early-mid 20th-century design then this is the day for you! Florida Memories, a site run by the State Library of Florida, has released a library of more than 600 crate labels from fresh produce industries from the 1920s to 1950s. This is an amazing archive with a variety of design […]
Thanks to funding from the History Trust of South Australia we’ve just started working on a new site for the Embroiderers’ Guild of South Australia Museum. We love working with community museums and we’ve got great things planned. For a small museum they have a surprisingly large collection of over 2000 items, and a spectacular […]
Today is the birthday of the most famous of hobbits, Bilbo and Frodo Baggins. The first book of Lord of the Rings starts with Bilbo’s “eleventy-first” (111th) birthday, which also happens to be Frodo’s 33rd birthday.
We don’t usually post off topic news here, but this one was too exciting not too! Colin Thiele’s classic Australian novel, Storm Boy, is being developed into an interactive experience called Storm Boy: The Game. Based on the 1964 children’s book of the same name, Storm Boy: The Game takes place on the beaches of […]
The Pokémon Company has been on a roll recently, announcing a spree of upcoming games. These announcements, along with significant improvements to Pokémon Go itself, has dramatically increased downloads. Did you hop on the Pokémon Go bandwagon in 2016? If you were one of the lucky businesses that had a pokéstop within spinning distance from your front door […]