Muddy Publishing


West Midlands


  • Creative exhibition interpretation
  • Family engagement
  • Educational resources
  • Illustration & graphic design services
  • Map & trail design
  • Digital content & e-learning


We produce custom-designed interactives, publications and visuals that inform, inspire and engage. Our services range from family-focussed graphic design through to digital productions and educational packages.

Our team consists of digital designer and informal learning specialist: Tina Buckingham, and children’s author and illustrator: Matt Buckingham. We also work alongside our two teaching and learning consultants where required. Our small but passionate team offers a bespoke and personal service suitable for all budgets. We pride ourselves in producing exciting and inspiring material that makes learning fun.

Please visit our online portfolio to see examples of our past work.

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Informal Learning

We have developed a range of educational resource packs for clients including The Postal Museum, the Canal & River Trust and Biggin Hill Memorial Museum. Our services include the development of hands-on activities, educational videos, digital content and printable publications. We are also experienced in teacher consultation, prototyping and evaluation.

Educational Resource Development

Heritage Interpretation Design Services

We specialise in developing family-friendly engagement opportunities to enhance accessibility and moments of joy within heritage and culture organisations. We love to create playful and interactive interpretation resources in digital and print formats.

Heritage interpretation design

Graphic Design and Illustration

We have over 15 years of experience in graphic design, illustration and e-learning and love to integrate unique illustrations into our projects. Matt Buckingham is an experienced illustrator whose work covers historical characters, interpretive cartography and traditional children’s illustration. Our combined graphic design skills mean we can offer a complete package of services including marketing design through to digital interfaces and touchscreens.

Character Design and Illustration

Map and Trail Design

Our maps and trails have a strong sensory and accessibility focus. We have worked with zoos and public gardens to engage a wide range of visitors and inspire exploration. We specialise in both printed and digital maps and trails for heritage, culture and outdoor spaces.

Map and trail designer

Graphics & Signage Design Services

Our services include exhibition graphics and signage design for a variety of clients and purposes. We produce display and interpretation panels for museums and galleries as well as banners and wall art for schools and not-for-profit organisations.

Graphics and Signage for Exhibitions



Tina Buckingham – Design Director
Tel: 01270 747574
Mob: 07793 489823
Email: [email protected]

Our open studio is located on the Middleport Pottery Re-form Heritage site in Stoke-on-Trent.
Unit 4 Harper Street, Middleport Studios, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 3PE.

Our office is located in Alsager on the Staffordshire/Cheshire border.
117 Crewe Road, Alsager, ST7 2JE.


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