Introducing Qualia

Amazing Spaces, Interiors and Visitor Experiences

Qualia is a creative design consultancy based in York. Recent projects include visitor attraction design, museum exhibition design, heritage interpretation, interactive exhibit design, commercial interior design, architectural design and domestic interior design.

Qualia's expertise also includes interpretive planning, interior architecture, exhibition content research, space planning and heritage conservation.

Qualia's experiences are always:

  • Stimulating - every new visitor experience is unique.

  • Accessible - all Qualia designs have broad public appeal.

  • Inspiring - Qualia environments encourage creativity.

Qualia's Inclusive Design Approach

Time investment at the concept stage of a project will shine through every subsequent stage of its development. Whether it's an interactive exhibit for a science centre, a new museum gallery display or an immersive 4D cinema experience, fluent concept drawings can bring an uplifting sense of focus and clarity to new projects.

The quality and vitality of Qualia's concept work has become something of a USP in recent years, particularly with project teams who know that excellent visitor experiences always start with the thorough exploration new ideas and creative possibilities at the outset.


Qualia is a very collaborative company. Here are a few recent recommendations:

  • "On time, on budget, and full of surprise!" Chris Mossop, Design Manager, National Railway Museum

  • "A very creative and commercially aware design service” Mark Pyrah, Development Director, Cod Steaks

  • "Very committed to visitor focused solutions" Carolyn Lloyd Brown, Director at The Heritage Angel

  • "An exceptionally creative design service" Bruce Davies, Director, AIVAF, Interactive Exhibit Specialists

  • "Qualia produce amazing concepts!" Carol Fenner, Development Director, Unusual Projects

  • "Imaginative, professional and great to work with" Kate Pettitt, Creative Director, Bivouac

  • "Thinking outside the box and offering excellent ideas" Jonathan Bonner, Project Producer, Katapult

  • "Qualia are responsive, innovative and practical" Adrian Milner, Project Manager, Milner project Services

  • "Understands the subject and creates memorable experiences" David Wilson, Director, Engage Works

  • "Creative talent and experience that's worth its weight in gold" Tony Jones, Owner, 52 Oaks Interpretation


Qualia Limited, Office 29, York Eco Business Centre, Amy Johnson Way, Clifton Moor, York, YO30 4AG. 01904 692000

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