Celebrating the Arts & Crafts Movement in London

A new website bringing together two of London's most important Arts & Crafts organizations, the William Morris Society and the Emery Walker Trust.

Collections tell their own stories

Culture North Lanarkshire, including the Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life presents 27,000 unique objects through fascinating stories, blog posts and online exhibits.

500,000 Cornish records at your fingertips

Kresen Kernow is the new centre for public records for the County of Cornwall, opened in September 2019 at a brand new location in Redruth. Surface Impression was commissioned to create a website for

The shape of remembrance after the First World War

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) and Surface Impression created Shaping Our Sorrow, an online exhibition exploring

Britain’s most famous World War II fighter station

‘Inspiring generations, remembering the Few and honouring the Many’, the Biggin Hill Memorial Museum opened in January 2019. A collaboration led by Bromley Council and Biggin Hill Memorial Museum

Breaking down barriers: the history of the Disability Arts Movement

National Disability Art Collection and Archive (NDACA) celebrates the work of creative people with disabilities, charting the Disability Arts Movements from the 1970s to the mid 1990s. To support the

One of the best small museums in Canada

Kettle River Museum is a regional museum located in the heart of Boundary Country in Canada, where visitors can delve into the history of the Kettle River Valley. We worked with Kettle River to design

The largest seaborne invasion in world history

Ahead of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day in 2019, this Heritage Lottery Fund project from Portsmouth City Council transformed the original D-Day Museum, revealing the rich stories of the largest seabor

The collection of a beheaded king reunited in 3D

This project is centred on a 3D digital reconstruction of the 17th century private galleries of King Charles I at Whitehall Palace in London, and what became the Lost Collection of Charles I after the

Historical musical instruments from UK museums

The MINIM-UK project saw over 20,000 historic instruments from national museums such as the British Museum, V&A, and the Science Museum digitized and gathered into a database by specialist catalog

Invaluable archive of the moving image

Established in 1992, Screen Archive South East (SASE) is a publicly-funded moving image archive serving the South East of England. SASE is part of the School of Media at the University of Br

Art and heritage in a seaside city

Brighton & Hove’s Royal Pavilion and Museums consists of five different venues: a palace, a historic house and three museums. Surface Impression redeveloped the online presence of this mul

Online collections of musical treasures

In 2017, the Royal College of Music Museum (RCM) undertook a project to digitize their collections with a view to moving from a commercial digital library to presenting their collections on their own

Darwin’s life in letters

The Darwin Correspondence Project represents an extensive collection of letters to and from Charles Darwin. The University of Cambridge has collected Darwin’s letters, and works with other insti

Cornish history in photographs

Traditional user interfaces for collections online can be very dull. With a desire to make collections display engaging and focused around images, rather than just data, we approached collections mana

A theatre’s history written large

Surface Impression worked with archivists and volunteers on a project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, to digitize and catalogue programmes, documents, tickets and photographs from the 110 year hi