design & consulting services

as an extension of our commitment to design excellence, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh provides design services, exhibit sales, professional development training, product development and other services which supports our mission to provide innovative and inclusive experiences that inspire joy, kindness, creativity and curiosity.


Soldiers and Sailors

Bringing the history of World War II to life for young visitors.

Winne’s Wagon Mobile Classroom

Winnie’s Wagon will lift the futures of young minds facing the challenges of homelessness.

Allegheny Health Network’s Alexis Joy D’Achille Center for Perinatal Mental Health

Redesign the group therapy and children’s play rooms to provide tools and spaces that support the work and mission of the Center to improve maternal mental health outcomes as well as the parent-infant relationship.

Virginia Farm Bureau – Friends of the Farm Exhibit

learning the lifestyle of farmers and the variety of farm fresh foods.

Ehrman Crest Elementary/Middle School – Seneca Valley School District

exploring how schools can emulate children's museums by creating learning spaces more compelling, relevant, engaging, and successful for students.

Explore! with Portrait Gallery – National Portrait Gallery

“What is a portrait?” “How do I see myself?” and “How do others see me?”

Center for Aviation Technology & Training (CATT) at Hosanna House’s Sherwood Event Center

an innovative collaboration with Hosanna House focused on creating a space for children and families to explore aviation and aeronautics.

STEAM Learning Pavilion

design services and educator training combine to bring individual maker spaces to a variety of venues, from elementary schools to hospitals.


early learners can explore light, texture and movement in a serene setting with lots of large and fine motor experiences


explore the power and beauty of water in a variety of activities featuring rain, flow, whirlpools and ice

Make Lab at MuseumLab

A space designed to offer a scaled-up making experience for older youth


discover the latest experiments in digital and physical exhibits and artworks from artists.

KIDSPORT at Pittsburgh International Airport

By modernizing a family playspace at Pittsburgh International Airport, we work with community partners to provide a fun diversion for families and introduce cultural and educational anchors of our city.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Eight Pittsburgh libraries received updated activity stations, reading pods and furniture to serve their early learning and afterschool audiences.

PNC Mobile Learning Adventure

We worked with community partner PNC to update a key outreach tool, its Mobile Learning Adventure, that provides early learning opportunities for families, schools and communities across the country.

Chevron STEM Zone at PNC Park

Children and families can explore activities relating to the mechanics, techniques, equipment and fun of the great American pastime!

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

We created a unique play space with activities centered on social emotional learning for patients to spend time with family and friends away from their hospital rooms.

Kindness Gallery

Explore an exhibition created to encourage ways to be kind and recognize everyday acts of kindness, inspired by the work of Fred Rogers.

Hervé Tullet’s Art Explosion: Pittsburgh

The artwork of artist and children’s book author Hervé Tullet is highlighted by visitor artwork, video footage and a curated audio environment to create a world of color and creativity in the unique style of the artist.

Nek Chand – A Hidden World

Original, large mosaic sculptures by legendary outsider artist Nek Chand are featured for viewing, conservation, cultural context and related art activities.


We specialize in creating makerspaces that support learning within the space, budget and goals of each location.

Sensory Airplane Experience at Pittsburgh International Airport

this important space provides an airplane experience at the airport to help acclimate adults and children with autism and other sensory-processing issues.

ANSYS Storefront at JA BizTown®

design services, space planning, graphics, signage and furniture were key parts of our work on this STEM-focused mock town for student experiences.

Terminal Modernization Project at Pittsburgh International Airport

graphics, signage, information kiosks and even visitor view finders combine to help an international airport carry out a vital renovation.

Matt’s Maker Spaces

design services and educator training combine to bring individual maker spaces to a variety of venues, from elementary schools to hospitals.

The REACH at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

customized, fully accessible furniture, green practices and close design consultation highlight this project.

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

interactive stations in the gardens and trails offer activities and information to enhance visitor experience.