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We have over 30 years experience of designing and project managing publications, exhibitions, museum and visitor centre displays in the fields of education and interpretation.

From concept to realisation - our creative design solutions, detailed planning and pride in our work will ensure that your project will be produced on time, within budget and to your required high standard.

If you are looking to produce a prospectus, newsletter, events programme, fundraising brochure, report, trail guide, exhibition, museum display or outdoor graphic panels please contact us:


Who we are

Mark Mniszko, Project Leader
Mark is a creative all round interpretive design and project manager with many years experience of both graphic and three dimensional design. He is an excellent organiser, has an eye for detail and a sound knowledge of design using a multitude of materials and media.

Prior to founding CDS Mark was employed as the Publications and Design Manager at the University of Cambridge, the Design and Exhibitions Officer at Stevenage Museum and an Interpretive Designer at Design Gap Associates.

Mark graduated from Camberwell College of Arts with a BA (Hons) in Design.


Barbara Buxton, Project Planner
Barbara is a talented interpretive planner with first class research, editing, organisational and administrative skills. She is an excellent and innovative communicator, articulate, and has a gift for 'telling the story' in both the written and spoken word.

Before joining CDS, Barbara worked for Avon Wildlife Trust, Design Gap Associates, Birdlife International and Living & Learning, Cambridge.

Barbara graduated from Bristol University with a BA (Hons) in French and German and went on to study design at Chelsea School of Art. She gained an MA in Illustration at Anglia Ruskin University.

Client list

Design for education
Christ's College, Cambridge
Churchill College, Cambridge
Downing College, Cambridge
Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Girton College, Cambridge
Homerton College, Cambridge
Hughes Hall, Cambridge
Jesus College, Cambridge
Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge
King's College, Cambridge
Magdalene College, Cambridge
Murray Edwards College, Cambridge
Newnham College, Cambridge
Oxford Brookes University
Pembroke College, Cambridge
Queens' College, Cambridge
Robinson College, Cambridge
Selwyn College, Cambridge
Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge
St Edmund's College, Cambridge
St Faith's School, Cambridge
St Catharine's College, Cambridge
St John's College, Cambridge
The Knowledge Partnership Ltd
The Leys School, Cambridge
The Ogden Trust
University of Cambridge
University of Oxford

Design for interpretation
Aardman Animations
Birdlife International
Burwell Museum
Bishop's Stortford Museum
Bristol City Council
Buckinghamshire County Council
Museum of Cambridge (Cambridge & County Folk Museum)
Cambridge Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
Cambridge University Library
Cambridge University Press
Cheltenham Borough Council
East of England Regional Assembly
Fauna & Flora International
Fenland Five Museums
Fitzwilliam Museum
Hertford Museum
Islwyn Borough Council
Monmouthshire County Council
National Farmers' Union
Nexus Ltd
Rural Museums Network
Shape East
Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Stevenage Museum
Suffolk County Council
Sustainability East
The National Trust
The Opinion Panel
Wiltshire County Council

  Where we are

University Centre
Mill Lane
07713 158861