Scruffy Dog expand design, build and fit-out capabilities for growing business

Scruffy Dog’s Museum and Exhibit division specialises in world-class eperiences, exhibits and environmental design as well as build and fit-out

Scruffy Dog has a unique approach and style, nurturing a youthful ‘new-era’ design team that is supported by seasoned industry professionals. With decades of experience, in a range of disciplines and specialist subjects, the senior team have orchestrated this fresh approach that is disturbing an age-old design mentality without undermining the pieces and content being displayed, only enhancing the guest experience and visitor numbers.

With some of the best-equipped facilities in Europe and a large, multi-disciplined team that offers a wealth of experience in the international market, the company strives to deliver a solid return on investment to stakeholders and truly memorable experiences to their visitors.

After successfully working within many leisure sectors, Scruffy Dog has carefully expanded into the museum and heritage industry, recruiting a dedicated cultural team with extensive and diverse experience within the global museum sector.

Understanding that innovation, experience, craftsmanship and durability is key to any successful project, the company’s ISO certified design and project management team masterfully lead all aspects from concept to creation, through to fit-out on each and every project they choose to undertake.

In terms of design, Scruffy Dog’s celebrated creative division are currently working on a number of high profile UK and international industry projects, with numerous exciting and unique challenges that help the team adapt and evolve, building upon their already strong design knowledge and experience.

Boasting one of the largest creative teams in Europe, consisting of creative leads, design managers, interpretive designers, interpretive consultants, concept artists, 3D visualisers, CAD engineers, architects and graphic designers. All creative bodies work harmoniously together to help deliver exceptional design services and solutions.

The demand for this divisions services has never been higher and has encouraged a large investment; a new London studio opening March 2017, an expansion to their Birmingham studio and an increased creative design team, from five people three years ago, to an excess of 40 people during busy periods. The new studio location, in the heart of East London, is a direct result from the increasing requests globally and being within just 20 minutes of London City Airport and central London, proves to be a perfect location for UK and international clients visiting.

“This great new location will help us to significantly increase our high quality talent pool of experienced creatives and quickly adapt our solutions according to client need with our expanding dedicated museum and heritage design team calling our London base home,” says Jack Trew (London’s Senior Creative).

When it comes to museum fit-out, the company has carefully hand-picked some of Europe’s finest industry talent, with their experience spanning the likes of The Natural History Museum, V&A, The Science Museum, and the Tate Modern to name but a few.

Our renowned Midlands based manufacturing facility boasts one of the UK’s & Europe’s strongest in-house manufacturing teams. The team consists of skilled joiners, metalworkers and spray finishers, Unlike many of their competitors who would tend to subcontract, they also have fulltime in house skilled sculptors, mould-makers and scenic artists to add that special layer to any project.

The team employ both state-of-the-art equipment including CNC technology (3,5&7 axis machinery), specialist coating and finish equipment in one of their 5 spray booths and this is just scratching the surface, this facility is a must see to believe! To complement this modern setup, the team regularly practice more traditional methods this collaboration helps to produce stunning, hard-wearing creations, reducing overall lead times and cost to their clients, whilst also helping the company to offer a fully turnkey in-house solution.

The substantial manufacturing investment Scruffy Dog have made in their equipment, facilities and strict quality control measures, ensures that their delivery has proven to be not only high-calibre but also time-efficient and competitively priced: the best quality at the best price.

“With impeccable attention to detail, we constantly strive to achieve the very best out of a product in terms of budget, lead times, durability and overall expectation’ says Duncan Hammond, Production Director.

Now based in Birmingham, London and Verona, Italy, the company and its team pride themselves on standing out from the crowd and delivering a world class experience, service and finish.