Local Projects is a design studio that creates meaningful, interactive experiences, utilizing physical, digital, and cognitive storytelling tools to engage visitors and encourage them to learn in new ways. Specializing in experience design, Local Projects brings a diverse in-house team of design talent (including but not limited to architecture, content, interactive, hardware, software, motion, physical, and visual) into each project, synthesizing a wide range of expertise to develop projects that inspire, engage, provoke, and create wonder.
Local Projects builds award-winning installations and exhibitions for leading museums, cultural institutions, and organizations worldwide. Over the last 15 years, Local Projects has won numerous awards for their work, from the National Design Award to the Cannes Gold Lion. Notable projects include the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, the Museum of the City of New York, the Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, the London Mithraeum, and more.
Local Projects Design Principles
Attraction: Design with the intention of building for new and expanded audiences.
Engagement: Exhibits should be designed for visitors to engage, learn, and interact.
Emotion: Design with the intention of evoking feeling and emotional connections that create lasting memories for the visitor.