After winning a prestigious contract to produce the National Museum of Science & Industry's (NMSI) first major web project, the new website was launched by Tape on 9 June. Tape has also been commissioned to redesign V&A;'s website, which is due for launch in spring 2005
24/06/2004 :: NMSI consists of The Science Museum, National Railway Museum and National Museum of Photography, Film and Television.
Ingenious, Tape London's comprehensive collaborative project was launched on June 9.
"This is an extraordinary project, where we have helped NMSI to create a seamless environment for delivering text, objects and live interaction online," says Ronny Ellefsen, Managing Director of Tape London.
For the first time, people from all over the world will be able to see over 30,000 objects and pictures taken from collectors of the Science Museum, the National Museum of Photography, Filmm & Television and the National Railway Museum, hear about the stories behind many of them and enter into debates through a unique online resource, Ingenious (see link on right).
Originating in Norway, Tape London was established in the UK three years ago and has positioned itself as a leading provider of web design and content management solutions to the culture and heritage sector.
Tape has been commissioned to redesign the website for the Victoria & Albert Museum.
"Our work with the Victoria & Albert (V&A) museum has focused on an additional challenge facing the heritage sector: how to effectively communicate a huge variation of exhibitions and projects online with minimal cost, maximum brand reinforcement while still being able to deliver content to a multitude of technology platforms," says Mr Ellefsen.
The new V&A website is due for launch in spring 2005.