We are a design practice based in Hexham, Northumberland, covering England and Scotland. We specialise in the areas of interpretation and environmental design as well as graphic design and wildlife illustration.
We offer a creative and bespoke design service producing outdoor interpretation panels and boards and interpretive signs and elements appropriate within the landscape setting.
We work in collaboration with clients and stake holders. We work in all areas of the country with a strong track record in Northumberland and Scotland. All of our interpretative solutions and interpretation panels are bespoke and designed from the ground up. We will start with a concept, a sketch and work our towards developing interpretation spaces that create a sense of place and are in keeping with the environment in which they sit.
We design and manufacture a wide range of steel and wooden lecterns, signs, frames and structures to display interpretation panels and interpretation boards. Typical products we produce are: Interpretation Panels, Way Markers, Finger Posts, General Signage and landscape solutions including seating and sculptural work.
Differentia provide a bespoke design service for a range of interpretation solutions. Typically we are involved with designing interpretation panels for nature reserves, historic places and sacred spaces. Our output also includes sculptural and landscape solutions.
We work with a range of organisations from community groups, charitable trusts, government organisations and individual groups and associations, including, Natural England, Scottish Natural Trust, Forestry Commission Scotland, and a range of public authorities.
We also work in partnership with landscape architects, architects, sign companies and engineers and produce a range of work in wood, stone and steel. Our signs include the use of GRP (Glass Reinforced Plastic), Stoneware Natural Ceramic, Zinc Etched Steel and other materials.