First issued in Directions 42
The 2007 Designweek Awards shortlisted three projects in the Museums, Galleries and Visitor attractions categories. They were The Hong Kong Wetland Park, Louise T Blouin Institute, and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow. Surprisingly, none were eventually selected for an award. In the case of Kelvingrove the judges had been expecting a great deal from a long awaited revamp of the historic building and its displays but weren’t impressed... citing amongst other things that
the work that had gone on within the historic building had been let down by what was deemed to be a fairly ordinary identity and wayfinding system.
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