Designing Park Features with Interpretive Punch

A few years ago, Taylor Studios designed new nature center exhibits for Turkey Run State Park in central Indiana. My role in the project was as project manager, representing Indiana

Inspiring Exhibits to Motivate Your New Year

Why do we love what we do? Because we inspire people! Every day we work hard, pouring our minds and hearts into creating exhibits that excite, exhilarate, and educate. We

A New Year Dawns: 4 Trends That Will Define 2018

It’s hard to believe, but we have almost reached the beginning of yet another new year. With 2017 fading behind us in the rearview mirror, exhibit designers have a bright

For the Nature Lovers on your “Nice List”: 6 Gifts that Give Back

Don’t you just love a gift that keeps on giving? This holiday season, we’ve scoured the interwebs to bring you great gift ideas for naturalists of all ages—with a bonus

Betty explores and reminisces with the TSI’s extensive inventory of pieces, parts, and artifacts from over the years.

10 Unethical Practices Happening in the Exhibit Industry

What are some questionable practices in the exhibit design and fabrication world that lack integrity and honesty? At TSI one of our core values is integrity and honesty. At times,

Free Museums? The Pros and Cons of Dollars at the Door

Should museums be free? The quick and easy answer is: ABSOLUTELY! Meaning that, if we all had our druthers, all museums would be free, forever and ever (…and so would

Where to Find Rare and Free Images for Use in Your Exhibit

Having trouble finding free images to use in your exhibits, on your website, in your publications, or for one of your projects? Images – be they photographs, artwork, or diagrams

Of Conferences and Awards – A Week to Celebrate!

Next week is a big week for nature sites, museums, parks, and all other interpretive centers across the country. It is the week when we all gather together and discuss

Read me! TSI’s seven most popular blogs of all time

In over eight years of blogging, we’ve shared personal stories, victories, failures, inspiration, and more. Our blog received a new title, new format, and I’d have to say our content