Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Gift Shop - almost complete

Dear visitors of The Museum - we have been busy for the last few weeks setting up the gift shop, which has involved a lot of photography and logistics but we are pleased to announce it will soon be open! So please keep checking back so we can let you know when the grand opening is! In the meantime why not consider one of our famous green mushroom brooches -  a specimen from the fungi collection in the natural history section of the museum....

Thursday, 20 March 2014

Visitors of The Museum - Spring fair

Yesterday the museum curators took some of the artefacts to the Country Living Spring Fair at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London. We are pleased to say that we had an excellent time and the pieces on show received some excellent feedback. Thank you to all who took a business card and have logged on to see the Museum blog. We hope to get the gift shop up and running soon - but until then - please email us with any feedback, ideas or questions!

Saturday, 15 March 2014

Edge Clipper

200 cards for museum stock have been painstakingly edge clipped to give lovely rounded corners. As you can see in the background the Museum handy man has been making some wooden props, fittings and fixtures...

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Finishing touches

The team have been working out which coloured brooches to match up with the coloured screen prints - its not as easy as it looks. We are concerned that the screen prints may up-stage the brooches! Any feedback is welcomed - please see reception for the visitor comments card. You can see our 'old' packaging in the corner....

Screen printing

We decided to improve our last packaging design by producing a 3 colour hand screen printed card - which comes in 3 different colour varieties - pink, blue and yellow. Here is the view from the drying racks...

Sunday, 9 March 2014

Museum Packaging

We have taken the Ink drawings and worked them into some packaging designs - here one of the designers is working out colour ways for screen printing the final designs.