Available on iOS and Android, the Made in Derby app is an integrated part of the Made in Derby floor plaque installation (Walk of Fame) that forms a trail through Derby City centre.


Lara Croft’s floor plaque — Made of Cast Iron (from local foundry) and Mosaic. Lara’s plaque was installed during Phase ii of the Made in Derby Project.


By using the app to scan the plaques, the particular Made in Derby star will appear via augmented reality. Their story, essence or achievement takes the form of purpose-made 3D and film artworks.


Signage for the Made in Derby App — Designed by Arnold Pollock.



A selection of plaques with their Augmented Reality Artworks.


swipe or use the arrows or your keypad

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Karam Singh's plaque made from Cast Iron and Mosaic

Karam Singh — Video footage form the Made in Derby App.
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The Birds Brothers plaque — "Birds" is Derby's most cherished local Bakery.
A 3D Caramel Donut, which is one of "Birds" bestsellers... wait till you see what's inside it!

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Bess of Hardwick's plaque
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Behind the scenes filming Bess of Hardwick.
Bess of Hardwick — Film Artwork
Louis Martin plaque — Louis was a World champion weightlifter who lived in Derby.
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Louis Martin — Made in Derby App
Alice Wheeldon's plaque — Alice was a suffragist and anti-war campaigner during WWI
Alice Wheeldon in Augmented Reality using the Made in Derby App.
Alice Wheeldon — Made in Derby App
Philip Noel-Baker's plaque — Philip was a Derby MP and Olympic Silver Medalist
Philip Noel Baker 3D and Film Artowrk
Philip Noel-Baker — Made in Derby App

In total, there are 18 plaques. For Phase One, 8 plaques were installed along Albion & Exchange Street and for Phase Two, 10 plaques were installed along Iron Gate in the Cathedral Quarter.



The idea for the Walk of Fame evolved from discussions between the Derby Telegraph, Derby City Council and local business leaders. The plaques celebrate a hero or heroine who were Made in Derby, as suggested by a public nomination.

The Made in Derby project was coined and conceived by duo Tim Clapcott and Arnold Pollock, who specialise in interactive public-realm artworks. The project is a unified cross-disciplinary artwork that brings together digital and manufacturing processes. The floor plaques were produced by Sculptor, Tim Clapcott. The entire app design and content creation was by Arnold Pollock.