The Roto Group is both a leading exhibit design company and an experienced custom fabrication firm, organized into an ecosystem of multidisciplinary studios. These integrated teams work together every day under one roof to plan, design and build inspiring immersive spaces.
Roto’s experienced museum, zoo, aquarium and attraction professionals deliver robust analytical and creative ideation buoyed by deep and engaging audience-based feedback methodologies. Specialties include facility analysis, conceptual design for new visitor experiences, organizational strategic alignment, feasibility assessment, and fundraising support.
Three independent teams each led by multiple Principals from complimentary disciplines provide leading design solutions for exhibits, attractions and architectural features, including interiors, media, interactives, graphics, lighting and branding.
A talented group of data artists, digital designers, developers, and hardware engineers create awe-inspiring original immersive installations and interactive spaces using advanced applications like AR/VR, gesture control, custom machine vision and invisible sensors to humanize technology beyond the touchscreen.
Staffed by robotics engineers, show technicians, tinkerers and inventors, Roto’s engineering studio develops, prototypes, builds and installs a huge array of custom audio-visual, lighting, electronic, and electromechanical gadgets, systems and interactives, including more than 800 proven science and children’s museum exhibits.
Occupying more than 50,000 square feet of state-of-the-art fabrication space, Roto’s shop relies on advanced precision milling and machining, expert joinery and metalworking, and high-end “museum quality” finishing to produce and install exhibit and architectural interiors, custom play environments, original outdoor installations, bespoke interactive showcases, and more.