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.

How to Powerfully Display Your Artifacts, Even on a Budget

Money is always tight, but a good artifact display does not have to break the bank or bust your budget! We work with many museums, nature centers, and interpretive sites

Spotted: Our Most Iconic & Heart-Stopping Pieces!

There’s a good chance that you’ve seen our work – online, on TV, or maybe even in person – without even realizing it! Over the years, not only have we created full interpretive exhibitions for museums, nature centers, and other sites, but we’ve also designed and built iconic statues, models, and other works that have since become quite well-known. Many have even become viral “go-to spots” for selfies! Check out a few of our most iconic pieces…perhaps you have already seen them!

Get Outta Here! How and Why to Make Outdoor Play a Priority

Although most everyone can benefit from regular doses of fresh air and natural wonder, kids in particular stand to gain a lot from routine outdoor play. And yet, it seems

How to Create Military Exhibits That Will Make an Impact

Every year, Memorial Day reminds us of the sacrifices of our veterans and active duty military. We live in a wonderful country and have the freedom to explore nature, visit

How Do Museums Celebrate Women?

In February, we celebrated Black History Month. Now, we honor another group of Americans – a group that in fact makes up half of our population! March is Women’s History

Big Story, Small Space: How to Cut Content and Make it Count

The National Association for Interpretation National Conference was last week, and we are celebrating the hard work of interpreters everywhere with a series of blog posts focused specifically on Interpretation

Four Good Books for the Curious and Creative

Leaders are readers. There is a perception that artists are the best at being creative. In reality anyone with a curious mind and hunger for knowledge can be creative. Reading

The Details You Need to Know About When Building Cabinets

When you look at a piece of furniture do you think of the planning and detail it takes to create? Probably not, yet it might surprise you how much there