Exhibition Opens at the Munch Museum
We designed ‘Playing Pieces’ that has just opened at the new Munch Museum in Oslo. The exhibition centres on the collection of the Saving Bank Foundation, who have been collecting and collaborating with Norwegian Museums since 2005, and the exhibition picks up on questions and themes around collecting. It includes a wide range of work including artists Nikolai Astrup, Andy Warhol and Kurt Schwitters, and works by German Expressionists, American artists and photographers and pioneering women artists including Louise Bourgeois and Sonja Ferlov Mancoda. Read more here
Sutton Hoo wins RIBA National Award 2022
Nissen Richards Studio is delighted to announce its first-ever RIBA National Award for the practice’s work at the ancient Royal burial ground of Sutton Hoo – created for the National Trust. The scheme, which includes a new-build Viewing Tower, is one of only 29 projects across Great Britain to receive a prestigious RIBA National Award for 2022, following an initial RIBA East Award win in May of this year.
New Exhibition at National Library of Norway
Nissen Richards Studio has completed the design of an immersive labyrinthine exhibition at The National Library of Norway in Oslo, focusing on fictional character Harry Hole – ‘Oslo’s number one detective’ – created by multi-million-selling Norwegian author Jo Nesbø in his hugely-popular crime series. The exhibition, entitled ‘Labyrinth: Tracing Harry Hole’, is located in the Library’s 195 sq m first floor temporary exhibition space.
Wordsworth Grasmere Shortlisted for Design Week Award
The wayfinding at Wordsworth Grasmere, the visitor centre based around the great English Romantic poet’s former home in the Lake District, has been shortlisted for a Design Week Award 2022, after already taking the GOLD prize for Wayfinding at the London Design Awards 2021.