About Us

Formed in 1994 by Richard Fowler, RFA is an established and award-winning, multi-disciplinary design practice specialising in exhibitions with a variety of museum-related clients. Our project work includes many NLHF-funded projects and encompasses internal and external interpretive schemes.

RFA has extensive experience of providing interpretive design services for projects of all sizes and has a fully qualified team of 3D and graphic designers producing first class work for clients in the UK and internationally.

RFA have a long and successful track record of originating and co-ordinating the design of exhibitions and displays in cultural and heritage environments.

Our Team


Richard Fowler


Prior to setting up RFA, Richard was Head of Design at the creation of two of the North’s most popular museums, the National Science & Media Museum (Bradford) and Eureka! the National Museum for Children (Halifax) having previously worked as a visiting designer at the Computer Museum (Boston, Massachusetts), and as a designer at the British Museum and at the Science Museum.


Andrew Galvin


Andrew is a director and designer at RFA and is responsible for the day-to-day running of the business. With over 22 years experience, predominantly within the museums and heritage sector, Andrew has first-class design, production and management skills in the implementation of schemes both large and small.