We are a creative design practice that specialises in landscape interpretation, environmental design, graphic design and wildlife illustration.

As people who work intuitively with the landscape, we are known for our bespoke designs, creating interpretation signs and artistic elements that reflect their landscape setting.

All of our interpretive solutions start from the ground up. We begin with a concept sketch and work towards interpretation spaces and experiences that create a sense of place befitting the surrounding environment and our client’s aims.

We are based in Hexham, Northumberland, but work collaboratively throughout the UK with a particularly strong track record of work in Northumberland and Scotland. 

Differentia designs and manufactures a wide range of steel and wooden lecterns, signs, frames and structures to display interpretation panels. Typical products we produce are: Interpretation Panels, Way Markers, Finger Posts, General Signage and artistic landscape solutions including seating and sculptural work.

We work across the UK and collaborate with a wide variety of services including architects, landscape architects, writers, artists and story tellers.

Differentia also manages the manufacturing process of a range of interpretive products including metal lecterns, timber interpretation frames and lecterns, bronze cast interpretation discs, zinc etched tactile rubbing discs. 

We oversee the production of a range of signage products including GRP, High Pressure Laminate, Ceramic and Stoneware, Zinc Etched Steel, Aluminium, Dibond and other signage materials. By overseeing the manufacturing process, we are able to maintain excellent quality control for our products and provide an efficient and effective service to clients.