Real Studios will soon be luring the public to Walthamstow Wetlands' new visitor centre, with displays that layer information and activities around a lively central café in the refurbished Victorian Triple Engine House. It opens summer 2017.
Currently one of Thames Water's best-kept secrets, Real Studios' scheme is designed to encourage exploration of the vast reservoir landscape, with AV's revealing the workings and history of the site, its flora and fauna. A key feature
For the Royal Academy's new blockbuster, Revolution (now open), Real Studios has deployed a revolutionary sensibility using graphics, structures and colours inspired by Russian design of the period. This acts as a frame to the extraordinary (and sometimes controversial) art works of the period.
Revolution: Russian Art 1917-1932 charts the period when artists and designers looked to reinvent what and indeed who their art was for. Real Studios' bold design takes visitors on a
'Stylishly designed, the show proceeds with verve, and has a lovely flow.'
The Telegraph - 7th Feb 'you can expect something vivid and varied - and often viscerally moving'
The Times - 7th Feb 'In a brilliant (and un-signposted) coup de théâtre, the ceiling of this ornate, neoclassical gallery is hung with recreations of the abstract forms designed by Nathan Altman for Palace Square in St. Petersburg'
Art News - 8th Feb 'Thrilling and chilling'
The Financial Times - 11th Feb