Artefact Design...

Planning and design of interpretive exhibitions, signage, and graphics

Artefact is an interpretive design studio.

We're here to help you communicate complex ideas. We specialize in exhibit design, environmental graphic design, and graphic design.

Our staff and collaborative colleagues consist of design, information, and education professionals. We share an unwavering commitment to creating and delivering thoughtful, integrated, and engaging experiences-superior results-on budget and on time. Our collective skills and experience enable us to find new solutions to the challenges which arise in the design and development of public communication.

We offer a range of planning and design services specific to the needs of public venues. At the core of all our services are planning and concept development.

As the final layer, we offer consulting for the production and fabrication of all our design services.

WHO WE ARE... Tanya Bredehoft has been involved in interpretive design since 1988. Her expertise includes the planning and design of interpretive exhibitions, graphics, and signage for museums, aquariums, zoos, nature centers, visitor centers, corporations, and private collectors. Tanya holds a B.A. degree in Industrial Design. George Bredehoft serves as artist-in-residence and technology guide. He offers a rare combination of strategic thinking, design sense, and a broad understanding of technologies. George holds a B.F.A. in ceramic sculpture from the San Francisco Art Institute and has been a member of the Macintosh developer community since 1984. Artefact Design is based in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California. Tanya and George have a small worm ranch in their yard.