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Vision to Reality: 1220 Exhibits’ Exhibit Fabrication Expertise

When you step into a museum, a trade show, science center, or cultural institution, you instantly embark on a journey through time, culture, and knowledge. These places have the incredible power to inspire, educate, and captivate their visitors. Much of this magic lies in the construction of the exhibits themselves, which are meticulously crafted to bring history, art, and science to life. At the heart of these captivating exhibits is the work of 1220 Exhibits, a team of experts dedicated to exhibit fabrication. In this blog post, we’ll dive deep into our capabilities and how they can enhance your exhibit today. 

Expert Project Management 

At 1220 Exhibits, every project is guided by a seasoned Account Manager and Project Manager. These professionals bring a wealth of knowledge from years of experience in the museum industry. They collaborate closely with clients, ensuring that every aspect of the exhibit fabrication process is transparent and client-centric. This approach guarantees that your vision is realized flawlessly. 

Precision Estimation

Our team of estimators are not just number crunchers; they are craftsmen who consult experts in various production areas to ensure accurate and fair estimates. They explore innovative solutions, form relationships with subcontractors, and find creative ways to stay within your budget while maintaining the exhibit’s integrity. Their commitment to value engineering ensures you get the best possible results. 

Creative Graphic Design

The graphic design team can transform a concept into a complete graphic package, including standards, color specifications, custom illustrations, and image acquisition. They specialize in creating high-quality Production Ready Art files from low-resolution graphics, making sure your exhibit’s visuals are striking and impactful.

Technical Expertise

The Technical Department bridges the gap between design and reality. With extensive knowledge of exhibit fabrication techniques, materials, and hardware, they ensure that every exhibit element meets the highest standards of quality and durability. AutoCAD and Inventor are used to produce detailed plans, elevations, and 3D models, ensuring precision in execution.

Skilled Production 

1220’s production capabilities cover a wide spectrum, from woodwork and CNC routing to metal fabrication and painting. They use state-of-the-art equipment and professional-grade tools to create distinctive displays with meticulous attention to detail. With their expertise, your exhibit components come to life.

Quality Graphics

We offer a range of graphic solutions, including LightJet printing, vinyl, SUV roll-to-roll printing, silk screening, UV flatbed printing, and specialty graphics. These options ensure your exhibit’s visuals are sharp, vibrant, and tailored to your needs.

Scenic Artistry

The Scenic Team at 1220 transforms exhibit concepts into artistic realities. They excel in design development, creating models and prototypes, sculpting and model making, life and static casting, scenic and faux painting, and on-site installation. Their artistry breathes life into all environments.

Cutting-Edge Audio Visual Integration 

As technology becomes integral to exhibits, 1220’s AV team offers turnkey AV solutions, designing tailored to your needs, ensuring durability and user-friendliness. From procurement to on-site installation, they create seamless, energy-efficient AV experiences.

Innovative Interactives 

1220’s interactives team has over 30 years of experience in developing interactive exhibits. They prototype new interactive designs, integrate them directly into exhibits, and ensure a smooth transition from shop to site. Their in-house electromechanical studio facilitates innovation and efficiency.

Artifact Excellence

1220’s Artifact Mount Designer creates custom mounts, brackets, and layouts for your precious artifacts. Their fabrication uses conservation materials, ensuring artifact safety. The team also handles artifact handling and installation on-site, guaranteeing the utmost care and expertise. 

The Leaders in Exhibit Fabrication

In each and every exhibit crafted by our team, there’s a blend of artistry, technology, and craftsmanship. 1220’s experts take your vision and turn it into a breathtaking reality that educates and inspires. 

Interested in learning more about our capabilities or joining our team of experts? Contact us today or check out our open positions online