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The Metropolitan Museum of Art British Galleries
by L'Observatoire International

Adrian Gaut

A highlight of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's 150th anniversary was the opening of the Museum's 11,000 square feet galleries devoted to British decorative arts, design, and sculpture created between 1500 and 1900.

The reimagined suite of 10 galleries provides a fresh perspective on the period, focusing on its bold, entrepreneurial spirit and complex history.

With extensive experience in museum lighting for renowned institutions around the world, L’Observatoire International was commissioned to design the full lighting scope for all new spaces, including ambient, accent lighting for the collection, all integral vitrine lighting, and lighting for three historic period rooms.

This project has been longlisted in the architectural lighting design category of Dezeen Awards 2021.

Designer: L'Observatoire International
Project: The Metropolitan Museum of Art British Galleries

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