As we start to accept that the threat of COVID19 won’t be disappearing anytime soon, visitor attractions around the world plan to re-open, cautiously trying to find a healthy balance between visitor engagement and safety from a potentially life-threatening virus. As with the virus, there is optimism this can be overcome, however, immediate and long-term […]
Visitor attractions form the backbone of tourism, but to ensure continued growth in visitor numbers tourism destinations will need to stay on the forefront of global visitor attraction trends and technologies. Tourism is one of South Africa’s most reliable economic sectors for showing growth. According to the Department of Tourism, tourism contributed R136.1 billion (about […]
The Old Fort on the Constitution Hill precinct is undergoing a massive visitor experience upgrade that uses technology and innovative design to showcase a pertinent part of South Africa’s history and journey to democracy. Formerly known as the Johannesburg Jail, the Old Fort housed white male political and common law prisoners, as well as […]
The “River of Grass” Everglades immersive experience, designed by a South African interactive design firm has been internationally and awarded a Gold A’ Design Award in the Interface and Interaction Design Category of the international A’ Design Competition. The Golden A’ design award was awarded to the firm’s immersive media experience titled River of Grass […]
Maxime Laprade shares his experience interning here at Formula D after just one month.
After five years and more than $305 million, the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in Miami opened its doors to the public in May this year.
The Smart Living Challenge Zone was installed at the Two Oceans Aquarium in November 2015 to create awareness around the sustainability issues of water, waste, energy and biodiversity.
Khayelitsha, Cape Town’s biggest township, needs a museum to commemorate the area’s violent history of state-sanctioned racism, political activism and forced evictions.
Local interactive technology design expert Formula D interactive has worked with local museums in Southern Africa on upgrading their exhibitions.
The Old Prison Museum in Pietermaritzburg is a monument for the ill-treatment of human rights in South Africa during Apartheid.
Cape Town-based Formula D interactive to design and build installation for new Frost Museum of Science in Miami, Florida.
The World Design Capital project should be used as an opportunity to focus on developing change strategies following a bigger vision.
Leopard’s Leap commissioned Formula D interactive to design and build an educational leopard display for their visitor centre.
Burger Street prison in Pietermaritzburg has exceptional historic significance for South Africa and its people.
Curators, educators and exhibition designers find a number of benefits in using new media technology in museums, science centres, zoos and aquariums. The following plead looks at 4 arguments: Adaptability, “Intelligent” data systems, Simulation, and Attraction.
Two Loerie Awards awarded to Formula D interactive and partners for work on museum in Saudi Arabia.
New visitor centre of Cape Town Tourism in Burg street unveiled.
How would a museum display a timeline of more than 300 events in an innovative way?
Interactive frog Touch Wall at Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town designed to immerse visitors in habitats of threatened frogs.