The historical heart of American ceramics

The Potteries of Trenton Society preserves the history and knowledge of pottery making in Trenton, New Jersey, one of two major ceramic producing centers in the United States. In the 19th and early 20

Interactive maps of European coastal heritage

Map Your Heritage is a participatory, map-based website that displays maritime heritage through a rich and engaging interface. It is part of Pericles, an EU-funded research and innovation project, led

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

Celebrating heritage in the South West

The South West Heritage Trust (SWHT) is an independent charity composed of three museums and two archive services. Together they tell the remarkable story of Somerset, Devon and the South West. The ma

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

Life in a First World War prisoner-of-war camp

The history of Raikeswood Camp, a First World War prisoner-of-war (POW) camp, can now be accessed through the website Surface Impression created for Craven Museum. This user-focused website includes s

Accessible heritage for visually impaired visitors

We launched the Sensing Culture website in summer 2018 to showcase the HLF funded accessible heritage project led by The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), who worked with four museums

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

Conservation of extraordinary places

World Monuments Fund (WMF) is focused on the preservation of built and made heritage; buildings, monuments, gardens, rock carvings and industrial heritage are all included. We worked with World Monume

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

Walking on air

Surface Impression produced a mobile app for the British Airways i360, a new major visitor attraction on Brighton’s seafront. Release of the app coincided with the opening of the attraction in

How to take UK culture to China

Collaborating with Culture24, Surface Impression was engaged by the British Council to explore methods to promote content from UK cultural organizations within China. The organizations included the Vi

From fossils to digital

The Jurassic Coast is a 95 mile length of the south coast of England. Awarded World Heritage Site status by UNESCO in 2001, the area connects the coast with the broader countryside and its social and