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About us

Designcase is a Canberra based fit-out company that specializes in the fabrication and supply of high-quality museum, gallery and exhibition showcases and lighting. We work closely with architects, curators, and designers to provide the most complete service, from design and construction through to fabrication and installation.

Over the last 20 years, we have successfully undertaken an enormous variety of complex museum projects, both in Australia and overseas. We are Australian industry leaders in the field of Museum showcases and our clients include The Australian War Memorial, The Western Australian Museum, The Auckland War Memorial, The National Library of Australia, The National Archives of Australia, The Melbourne Museum, The National Portrait Gallery Canberra, Sydney University and The Art Gallery of N.S.W. among many others. (View our past projects).

Designcase is the sole Australian distributor for the ClickNetherfield showcase system including Spectrum, Vista, Prism, Vision and Fresco showcases. These museum-grade and certified showcases are constructed to the highest international museum standards relating to security, occupational health and safety ease of access and conservation requirements.

We are also highly experienced in the design, fabrication and installation of custom-made showcases, built to an exacting museum grade standard, complementing our ClickNetherfield showcase product.

Designcase is also the sole Australian distributors of the Panelock range of museum quality movable art display walls, designed around the unique Panelock inbuilt retractable castor wheel mechanism providing a system of movable display screens that are durable, versatile and designed to be re-used for successive exhibitions over many years.

In addition, designcase are distributors Ljus Design Lighting products, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of museum lighting systems including Spotlights, Downlights, Pendulum and Linear lighting, and lighting rail systems for museums and art galleries.

Our complete range of museum products are built with an uncompromising commitment to customer service and we are passionate about the things we make. For this reason, we remain focused on quality; from the initial sketch, design development, through to manufacturing, final delivery and after-sales service. Whether acting as project managers, head contractors or sub-contractors, we can offer our clients a complete fit-out package, from design resolution through to fabrication and installation.

Designcase is proud to work with some of Australia’s leading architectural and design firms, as well as some of Australia’s premier galleries, museums and cultural institutions. Our experienced staff manage each aspect of the project to ensure a quality outcome by focusing on our client relationships and maintaining our commitment to an exceptional result.