Ravenswood Studio, Inc. is a custom fabrication company driven by passionate artisans who take pride in every aspect of each project. Founded in 1988 with two employees, including current President and Owner, Michael Shapiro, Ravenswood Studio sought to be the premier builder of sets and scenery for Chicago theaters.

Now, over 30 years later, Ravenswood is nationally recognized as a leading resource for building exhibits and immersive experiences for museums and corporations; and for creating striking interiors and environments for clients in a variety of industries.

As one of the nation’s most talented builders, we fabricate projects of all scales and complexities. We are creative, detail oriented, deadline sensitive, and budget conscious, making us a perfect match to bring your vision into a physical reality.

Our team of innovators includes carpenters, metalworkers, scenic painters, sculptors, and engineers who collaborate with designers, architects, and clients. We use state-of-the-art fabrication technologies and materials to produce award-winning projects that set our clients apart time and time again.


  • Museum Exhibitions & Interiors
  • Digital Interactives
  • Mechanical Interactives
  • Specialty Millwork
  • Custom Display Cases
  • Corporate Exhibits & Visitor Centers
  • Custom Artifact Mount Making Services
  • Signage & Graphics
  • Audio Visual & Multimedia Installations
  • Experiential Environments
  • Architectural & Sculptural Features
  • Theatrical Sets, Scenery, & Lighting
  • Promotional Pieces
  • Marketing Activations
  • Showrooms Retail & Hospitality Displays
  • Unique Scenery for Special Events
  • Corporate Events & Tradeshows
  • Scenic Environments

Need Help?

We can help bring your project to life by jumping in wherever you need us. Ravenswood Studio can take your design and construct, deliver and install it. And we can help you concept and design your project, if that’s what you need. That’s why we say we can jump in wherever you need us.