Studio

Services

studio klv offers the implementation of all project phases from the first idea to the final handover. Our team of experts is specialized in project development and feasibility studies, conception, scenography and design, planning with subsequent project control as well as the overall implementation as a general contractor.

Consulting and project development

studio klv prepares concept and feasibility studies for your project, shows the different implementation possibilities and examines the project in detail with regard to its profitability and visitor potential. In close cooperation with our customers, we find the right location if required and help to evaluate it. In addition, we advise you with regard to financing possibilities and offer support in researching suitable grants or foundations and accompany you with the corresponding applications.

Service areas:

  • Definition of the project / idea sketch
  • Concept and feasibility studies
  • Advice on funding applications and financing
  • Location search and assessment

Conception and contents

In addition to positioning and theming, our work in the field of conception and scenography focuses on the development of visitor dramaturgy and guiding ideas as well as exhibition conception and content development. Among other things, we create new interactive exhibits and optimize existing ones, design exhibition media and develop conclusive guidance systems for visitors. Based on your ideas and including your input, studio klv develops concepts for exhibitions, information centres, science centres and museums.

The focus lies on the pedagogical and experience-oriented transfer of technological, (natural) scientific or cultural knowledge to a broad audience. In this way, facilities with a high affinity to the masses are created with the aim of becoming an extracurricular place of learning.

Service areas:

  • Positioning and theming
  • Development of visit dramaturgy and guiding idea
  • Content development and exhibition conception
  • Media conception and storyboarding
  • Development of interactive exhibits

Design and planning

Our services in the field of urban planning and architecture range from consulting and idea design to construction, whereby we partly cooperate with landscape architects, external specialist engineers and planners. In addition to architecture and urban planning, studio klv’s range of tasks also includes the entire exhibition design and organisation. We accompany all phases of the respective project: starting with the development of new and the revision of existing exhibits, through the creation and implementation of a visual concept for exhibition graphics and signage systems, to the creation of a corporate identity.

The development, adaptation and monitoring of a uniform appearance also includes components such as material and lighting design, interior design and furnishing.

Range of services:

  • Architecture and urban planning
  • Exhibition design and planning in all project phases
  • Development of Corporate Identity
  • Graphics and control systems
  • Exhibits and furniture

Engagement

ICOM - studio klv is a member of the International Museum Council (ICOM). ICOM Germany is the largest association of museums and museum professionals in Germany.
Forum Wissenschaftskommunikation - studio klv has been active in this forum for many years. At the symposia, representatives of science centers, student laboratories, universities, science festivals as well as science journalists, educators and teachers discuss current trends and strategies of science communication. studio klv has already been invited several times to give lectures and present our work. This is especially about our experiences and knowledge of the science center scene in Germany.
ECSITE Conferences - studio klv participates in the annual international conferences of the European network of science centres and museums (ECSITE). They are a meeting place for representatives of science museums and science centers from all over the world and offer a discussion platform for trends, new projects and current topics. studio klv has been reporting on our experiences and projects for many years and also develops and organizes its own sessions in which explosive topics and new perspectives are discussed.
ICOM NATHIST - studio klv is particularly active in the International Committee for Natural History Museums (NATHIST). NATHIST is committed to the protection of biodiversity in collections and in nature as well as to broad environmental education and education for sustainable development.
ECSITE Nature group - studio klv is an active member of the NATURE group. Science centres, science museums, natural history museums, research institutes, universities, aquariums and zoos work intensively together.
Science Center World Summit - studio klv presented at the Science Center World Summit 2014. The Science Center World Summit (SCWS) is the symposium for the development of the science center scene worldwide. There, strategic questions concerning the knowledge society, global development and multi-national cooperation will be discussed. studio klv organized a session within the framework of SCWS 2014 and is still invited as speaker.
MINTAktiv - studio klv is regularly involved in conferences and meetings of MINTAktiv in order to contribute the expertise of a creative office.
VerA - Association of Exhibition Designers in Germany - studio klv is a founding member of VerA, the Association of Exhibition Designers in Germany.

Team

studio klv consists of an interdisciplinary team. Our currently 20 employees have qualifications in the following areas:

  • Architecture and interior design
  • Exhibition planning and conception
  • Natural sciences
  • Marketing and Communication
  • Humanities
  • Economics
  • Town planning
  • Cultural management
  • Interaction and information design
  • Graphics and web design
  • Scenography
  • Media design
  • Project management