Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation
At the Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation, mission goes beyond mere preservation. They delve into the heart of Riga's identity, unearthing the rich tapestry of our city's place in Europe and its history.
While developing their strategy and branding, our goal was to help the museum strengthen the sense of belonging and self-esteem among Riga's residents, fostering citizenship and cohesion in a humane and developed society.
Museums commitment to preserving Riga's heritage is unwavering. They meticulously collect and safeguard significant artifacts and documents, dedicating themselves to researching and interpreting historical causality and the specificity of places. We wanted to highlight this diligent work that allows to acquaint visitors with Riga's unique tangible and intangible heritage, so we decided to push the historic objects to forefront of the visual communication and building all the visual identity around them.
Together with photographer Sandijs Ruļuks we developed a system how to take photographs of museum items that references Baroque & Dutch Golden age paintings. Using bold nature morte photography we could breathe life into history, transforming it into an exciting and engaging experience. By vividly narrating the stories of Riga and its inhabitants through time, we connect the past's realities with today's world, encouraging a vision for the future.
We invite you to embark on this enlightening journey through Riga's past at Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation. Explore the myriad stories and artifacts that weave the narrative of the city.
Photographer: Sandijs Ruļuks