Peter Hyde brings his combination of strong design, management, client relations, team building and technical talents to create educational and impactful projects. He has a diverse background across multiple disciplines that make him uniquely qualified to lead design projects for a wide variety of clients, venues and audiences. He has an extensive portfolio in exhibits, branded environments, interiors, broadcast and theater throughout the United States and internationally. Peter’s clients include children’s museums, historical societies, learning centers, science centers, sports facilities and Fortune 500 companies. He has worked on projects with a wide variety of content including historic, children’s, science, natural history, cultural, fine art, business, and brand promotion.

Work Samples

Work History

SPECIALTIES Exhibit and Experience Design Design Management Museum Master Planning Scenic Design Broadcast Production Design Branded Environments Interior Design PETER HYDE DESIGN 2012 – Bringing his twenty years of professional experience to projects, Peter Hyde provides clients with exceptional value, expertise, creativity, interpretation and design. The Chicago Bears Football Club, Halas Hall Experience, Chicago, IL Experience design-build of the club’s headquarters celebrating their heritage and championship with exhibits, media, interactives, environmental graphics and a broadcast studio set The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I, 1914-1919, AFS Intercultural Programs Traveling exhibit to raise awareness of the American volunteer effort in WWI before and after the U.S.A. entered the war, starting at the National WWI Museum and the Smithsonian Les Paul, The Wizard of Waukesha, Waukesha County Museum, Waukesha, WI Exhibit design-build celebrating the early years of Les Paul in Waukesha, his many contributions to the recording industry and as an inspiration to young people Prysm Inc. Showroom, New York, NY Interior Design for showroom to highlight Prysm’s large format Laser Phosphor Display technology The Spirit of the Marathon, National Hellenic Museum, Chicago, IL Traveling exhibit design-build with Chicago Scenic Studios showcasing the Hellenic origins, history and culture surrounding key stories of the Marathon from ancient Greece to today Big Ten Network, Side Set, Chicago, IL Broadcast design for new multi-show set LEE H. SKOLNICK ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN PARTNERSHIP ASSOCIATE, SENIOR EXHIBIT DESIGNER / PROJECT MANAGEMENT 2005 –2012, NEW YORK, NY Selected Projects: DiMenna Children’s History Museum, New-York Historical Society, New York, NY, 2011 New museum for young visitors to present history from the perspective of a young New Yorker Mohonk Nature Preserve, Master Plan, New Paltz, NY, 2011 Interpretive Master Plan for new exhibits, media presentation, interactives and architectural renovation Digging Dinosaurs, The Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ, 2011 New dinosaur exhibit incorporating existing and new collections with a focus on the dinosaurs of New Jersey, 2011 Al Qassim Science Training Center, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2011 Conversion of an existing building to teach STEM topics with classroom labs and exhibits Sony Wonder Technology Laboratory, Sony Headquarters, New York, NY, 2009 Renovation of the second and third floors with new interior design, exhibits, graphics, media and interactives Paley Center for Media, Kissinger Global Conference Room, New York, NY, 2009 Interior renovation of the 10th floor into a broadcast quality global media conference room Aileron, Center for Entrepreneurial Education, Dayton, OH, 2008 Interior, exhibit, and graphic design for entrepreneurial learning center Musical Machines and Living Dolls, Guinness Collection, The Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ, 2007 New exhibit, interactive, media and graphic design of new exhibit with over 200 artifacts on display PRODUCTION DESIGN GROUP, A JACK MORTON COMPANY EXHIBIT AND PRODUCTION DESIGN / PROJECT MANAGEMENT 2002 – 2005, NEW YORK, NY Selected Projects: The Martha Stewart Show, Broadcast Set, NBC, New York, NY, 2005 Production Design of new show, including functioning professional plus residential kitchen and greenhouse Sky News, London, UK, 2005 Production, Interior and Furniture design for new Sky News broadcast studio and offices headquarters Bloomberg Television Studios, New York, NY Production, Interior and Furniture design for new broadcast studios integrated into the new Bloomberg offices Home Depot Olympic Tribute, Home Depot Center, Long Beach, CA, 2004 Permanent installation tribute to medaled Olympic athletes sponsored by Home Depot MTN, Aluhurra Morrocco, Broadcast Set, Rabat, Morocco, 2004 Production Design for news talk show in Arabic covering Northern Africa Blue’s Room, Broadcast Set, Nickelodeon, New York, NY, 2003 Production Design of puppet set for new segment then spin-off of Blue’s Clues BRC IMAGINATION ARTS EXHIBIT DESIGNER, PRODUCTION DESIGNER, SHOW SET DESIGNER 1996 – 2001, BURBANK, CA Selected Projects: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, Springfield, IL, 2005 Show Set Designer - Children’s exhibit, scenic design, interior design and 4D theatre design through Design Development Phase Sapmi Magic Theatre, Karasjok Norway, 2000 Exhibit Designer, Production Designer - Multi-media exhibit and immersive theatre for Sapmi, a cultural center for the indigenous Sami people Star of Destiny Theater, Texas State History Museum, Austin, TX, 2000 Concept Show Designer, Theater Designer - Concept design and interior architecture design of 4D special effects theater to teach the story of Texas Trial by Fire, Museum for the Civil War Soldier, Petersburg, VA, 1999 Show Set Designer - Multimedia exhibit experience on the sights, sounds, thoughts and emotions of a Civil War soldier in Battle INDEPENDENT SCENIC AND PRODUCTION DESIGN 1994 – 2001


  • California Institute of the Arts

    • B.F.A Performing Arts Design and Technology
    • 1995



American Alliance of Museums NAME: National Association for Museum Exhibition Mid-Atlantic Museum Association Society for Environmental Graphic Design (SEGD)


Of Excellence Martha Stewart Broadcast Set PDG/JMW Emmy Award Daytime - Set Design Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum BRC Thea - Outstanding Achievement Star of Destiny Theater BRC Thea - Museum Attraction Trial by Fire BRC Thea - Excellence on a Limited Budget GM Test Track BRC Thea - Corporate Branding Experience