Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria – Annual Report
For the Annual Report of the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, I had the freedom to choose any theme that I wanted to. After careful consideration, I decided to base my theme on the National Herbarium of Victoria, which is a research facility that houses one of the most significant plant collections in Australia. The herbarium has a vast collection of over one million plant specimens, which have been collected and preserved since the early 1850s. This theme was used to highlight the importance of plant research and conservation and to showcase the Gardens’ efforts in this area.
To create a cohesive and visually appealing Annual Report for the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, I decided to utilize the 1850 National Herbarium of Victoria theme not only for the narrative structure but also for the photos and graphical style. The idea behind this decision was to create a consistent and immersive experience for the reader that would transport them back to the time of the herbarium’s establishment in the mid-19th century.
The final submission is a 32-page printout that includes stunning imagery, sketches and engaging content to capture the attention of stakeholders and the public alike. The report serves as a valuable tool to promote the Gardens’ mission and to showcase the organization’s achievements to date.
Overall, this theme and structure can help to create a powerful and meaningful report that celebrates the Gardens’ rich history and their ongoing commitment to plant research, education, and conservation.