At Studio Dott, we're rewriting the narrative on heritage. Imagine this: your street's name, the statue on the corner – they're all echoes of our rich past, hiding in plain sight. But do we notice? Our journey through time is filled with countless anchor points we often overlook. Enter our Virtual M
We're reshaping how you experience Flemish heritage, offering contemporary content in captivating formats, with a gamified twist, that make heritage come alive.
Our challenge was clear: reaching the broader audience that had yet to discover the wonders of traditional museums. This task demanded a profound understanding of our audience. We approached this challenge with utmost dedication, venturing into the streets equipped with a meticulously designed research plan. The insights we gathered served as the foundation for an inventive product and service combination. Through exhaustive research, which involved active user participation, we sculpted a product finely tuned to meet our audience's exact needs.
Our preliminary research uncovered a sobering truth—heritage often elicits uninspiring reactions. But the era of dull, expensive heritage is over. With the Virtual Museum of Flanders, we're breathing new life into the ancient.
We didn't walk this path alone. We collaborated closely with field experts, exploring numerous groundbreaking concepts. These ideas were meticulously validated with the people who matter most: the end-users.
While Vlaanderen boasts an abundance of historical and cultural treasures, many remain undiscovered by the masses. Our key to success? Crafting a user-friendly solution that serves as a bridge to the rich tapestry of existing heritage offerings.
Our research unveiled a profound insight—heritage stories resonate when they connect to your personal narrative. By placing heritage right around the corner, in familiar and cherished locations like your daily commute or the local supermarket, we've tapped into a meaningful connection. Heritage isn't a distant relic; it's woven into the fabric of your everyday life.
Through subtle cues within the app, we inspire users to keep digging deeper. Vlaanderen may be compact in size, but its history is boundless. Collect stamps as you journey through time.
Our content is a tailored fit, devoid of endless jargon and historical trivia. Think augmented reality, immersive games, bite-sized stories, thrilling challenges—it's a treasure trove for every soul.
Our efforts haven't gone unnoticed. We are immensely proud to have clinched the prestigious Henry van de Velde Award in the 'digital' category for the app. This accolade stands as a testament to our commitment to innovation and design excellence. The numbers tell a compelling story too, with a significant upswing in engagement and participation. Flanders heritage is now more accessible and captivating than ever before.