RIBA Talk by Jim Richards

Nissen Richards Studio Director Jim Richards will be giving a talk, followed by a Q&A, as part of the RIBA’s Building Stories series at lunchtime on Tuesday 6 June, celebrating our RIBA National Award-winning project ‘Sutton Hoo’. The event is virtual and registration is free via this Eventbrite link here


‘A Revelation from First to Last’

‘China’s Hidden Century’, designed by Nissen Richards Studio, is now open at the British Museum and runs until 8 October. Reviews so far have been stunning, with Jonathan Jones giving the exhibition 5 stars in The Guardian and saying: ‘This dumbfounding exhibition shows modern history to be as thrilling and mysterious as the ancient past’. Laura Cumming in The Observer, meanwhile, called it ‘a revelation from first to last’ in another 5* review.

The Courtauld Gallery Wins an RIBA London Award

Adding to the WIN ’22 Silver Award and the Time Out ‘Best Museum Award’ in 2021, we’re delighted The Courtauld Gallery is also a winner at the 2023 RIBA London Awards. Nissen Richards Studio created the scheme’s gallery and exhibition design, bespoke visitor furniture, showcase design, paint colour and all wayfinding and signage, working with a large team including basebuild architects Witherford Watson Mann and specialist lighting designers Studio ZNA.


Black Metal Exhibition Opens in Oslo

Bad Vibes, is a new exhibition examining the cult phenomenon of Norwegian Black Metal, that is now open at The National Library of Norway in Oslo. We have really enjoyed working on the scenography that takes visitors through different ideas and places, and through darkness and shadows.