Bendigo Pottery Exhibition

Bendigo Pottery Museum


Client, Bendigo Pottery

Design, manufacture and installation (2000)


A comprehensive exhibition program utilising previously inaccessible locations and archives. Explores the history of the Pottery and the lives of the people that shaped it. Central to the exhibition are the original kilns, utilised for an audio visual theatrette presentation. Also features life size mannequins, soundscapes, time-line, a large collection of historic pieces and equipment. Incorporating back-lit showcases, free standing text panels, timeline, theatrical lighting and custom designed plinths.

Curlewis Parks Estate Interpretive Signage

Curlews Parks Estate Interpretive Signage


Client, Streetscapes

Design, manufacture and installation (2014)


As part of the development of this estate, Challis Design worked with Infinity Landscape Architects to develop and implement four interpretive signs that feature Indigenous artwork and stories relevant to the area. The design features rolled, rusted metal structure, raised graphic panel and feature, laser cut motif that reflects each individual artwork.

Kororoit Creek Interpretive Signage

Kororoit Creek Interpretive Signage


Client, Brimbank City Council

Design, manufacture and installation


The Kororoit Creek Trail is a shared path for cyclists and pedestrians, which follows Kororoit Creek into the inner western suburbs of Melbourne. Interpretive signage was designed and installed along the trail with key information on aboriginal, social and geological aspects of the Kororoit Creek region.

Tamar River Interpretation

Tamar River


Client, NRM North

Design, manufacture and installation (2013)


The Tamar River is situated in Launceston, Tasmania. Challis Design developed a range of signage which focused on the issue of river siltation. Other topics include aboriginal, social significance, maritime history and wildlife themes.