All the work of the hand is rooted in thinking. -David Sudnow
Currently, there are 1.7 million records in the catalog. Though the Smithsonian, like many cultural institutions, is building and refining its web presence, but they have yet to overcome the physical and technological barriers that separate their collections from the public.
In face Right now, the best way to experience the cultural objects is to visit Washington D.C.. The Smithsonian has the essential building blocks a bridge across physical and digital repositories for people to interact with media and ultimately culture.
I designed a suite of interfaces to access the records through a multitouch information kiosk.
(Above: a detailed view of a record)