Artefact Design is an interpretive design studio.

Our staff and collaborative colleagues consist of design, information, and education professionals.

We are committed to bringing a thoughtful, integrated and engaging experience to every project. We use our skills and our extensive experience working with museums, aquariums, public agencies, and private industry to find new solutions to the challenges which arise in the design and development of public communication.


Environmental Graphic Design
-Interpretive planning / Educational standards alignment
-Bilingual programs

Exhibit Design
-Interpretive planning / Educational standards alignment
-2-D, 3-D, and virtual exhibits
-Production and fabrication consultation

Graphic Design

Tanya Bredehoft, principal of Artefact Design, is an industrial designer with more than 25 years of professional experience on major international and domestic projects. The studio has worked with a diverse client base and on many multi-agency projects involving interpretive exhibit design with various media display elements and comprehensive wayfinding.

Artefact Design is a trim and efficient firm with an exemplary record of completing projects on time and within budget to the satisfaction of our clients. Owner operated, our firm has developed a committed and talented group of professionals who have worked together successfully for more than 15 years. We are careful to balance our project schedule to ensure that we can give appropriate time and allocate sufficient resources to any project we undertake. The quality of our work and general work ethic, along with the loyalty of our client base, attests to our ability to follow through and deliver on projects.

The studio was founded in 1996 and has been profitable each year since founding.

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