Gods of Egypt

The National Museum of Antiquities | Leiden | 2018

Top pieces on exhibition about Egyptian gods in Leiden..

‘.. Such a layered exhibition also demands a special design. And the Amsterdam office Jowa has succeeded well. Through subtle changes in color and shape, the visitor always knows exactly where he is: in heaven, on earth or in the underworld. ‘

NRC Handelsblad 12 October 2018 *****

Graphic design: Rosmalen &

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National Trust – Dutch Masters from British Country Houses

‘Dutch masters of the Golden Age were extremely popular with the British aristocrats at the time. Often they have been hanging in the same place in their country houses for centuries. The Mauritshuis is now showing a selection for the first time. ‘

‘.. And so there is a special story to tell about every painting in this attractively designed exhibition ..’

Trouw 16 October 2018 ****

Architectenbureau Jowa has hidden the information and the maps indicating the locations of these country houses in deepened boxes not to divert one’s attention from the paintings.

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At Home in Holland: Vermeer and his Contemporaries from the British Royal Collection

At Home in Holland: Vermeer and his Contemporaries from the British Royal Collection
Mauritshuis, The Hague
2016
The Royal Collection, held in trust by H. M. Queen Elizabeth II, contains highlights from the oeuvres of Dutch painters.

The exhibition design could have a grandeur and a certain elegance without being a copy of the Buckingham Palace. We choose for a minimalistic design: stylized arches, and intimate niches. The visitors can look at the paintings individually but also compare them with each other.

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Queens of the Nile

Queens of the Nile | National Museum of Antiquities, Leiden | 2016
A special show of 350 top pieces, among which royal portraits, god statues, refined jewellery, talisman, costly utensils, sarcophagus and burial gifts from the Museo Egizio in Turin.
The routing is mandatory; the design enhances the storyline. The cabinets and the immense graphic backdrops evoke the Egyptian atmosphere in which the objects are integrated, but these can also speak for themselves.

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