Case studies

York's 'Umbrella' street

Submitted by Jay on Tue, 26/02/2019 - 11:09

The umbrella installation along Coppergate Walk was originally designed to draw visitors down during September 2017, but its popularity was such that two further themed Brollywalks were created for 2018.  For the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan in May 2018, the sky was filled with union flag umbrellas, which not only created a beautiful scene above, but al

illuminating York 2016 (iY16)

Submitted by admin on Thu, 05/04/2018 - 09:02

illuminating York is the UK’s longest-standing and most popular annual digital light festival.  Plans for 2016, the festival’s 11th year, included original co-commissions with York Minster and the National Railway Museum, but no headline promotional story or single theme.  IY16 took place from 26–29 October 2016.

ChristmaSelfie booth in Coppergate with YO1 Radio

Submitted by admin on Thu, 05/04/2018 - 11:50

Finding space in York city centre during the annual St Nicholas Fayre is no mean task, but when retailers in the Coppergate Centre asked us to come up with something family friendly to help draw people in during the crucial Christmas shopping period, we were keen to put a vacant unit - a self-contained retail pod - back into use.  Ideally, we wanted to involve loca