Due to pressure to increase visitor numbers, museums have increasingly worked to attract new audiences to their exhibitions, especially children. One common approach is to use digital technologies to craft interactive installations that are then placed inside the exhibition space. These multimedia exhibits are intended to entertain, animate, and educate. Although they have shown potential for engaging young visitors with the objects on display, such technologies have to date been used mostly to deliver information content. Too often, unfortunately, they remain detached from the physicality of museum artifacts. Designing for Dream Spaces is a research project conducted by the…
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