Tessellate Studio is an integrated architectural, exhibit, and experience design studio with roots in technology. Our mission is to captivate audiences and produce measured results for our clients.
We bring with us the knowledge and attention to detail gained from successfully completing numerous projects that include large scale museums, integrated interactive exhibits, retail stores, and immersive environments.
Tessellate is certified WBENC and WBE (NYC, NY, CA)
Strategy & Discovery
Workshops and Charrettes
Stakeholder and Customer Interviews
Immersion and Findings Reports
Architectural Audits and Site Surveys
Concept & Design
Narrative Design & Content
Exhibit and Physical Design
Architectural and Interior Design
3D Modeling and Rendering
Technical Approach and Strategy
Customer and Visitor Journeys
Production & Installation
Prototyping & Testing
President, Tessellate Studio
Emily draws upon her expertise to create rich, meaningful experiences that educate and evoke. Her experiential design strategies facilitate engagement, inspire meaningful connections and activate audiences for a wide array of project types. With sixteen years of expertise as a design manager, interaction designer, and activator of space, Emily oversees and manages the design of multiple design disciplines including physical, visual, interaction, software, and content design. Emily’s experience includes the design management of the Tompkins Center for History and Culture, Mobile Food Lab, and YO1 Museum. Additional experience includes the interaction design of the Statue of Liberty Museum, design management for the BioBus and several exhibits at the National Museum of Mathematics. Prior to co-founding Tessellate, Emily earned an MPS in Interactive Telecommunications from New York University and a BA in Studio Art and Earth Sciences from Earlham College.
Executive Creative Director, Tessellate Studio
Joe Karadin is the Executive Creative Director of Tessellate, creating impactful experiences within the built environment. A highly experienced architect and exhibit designer, Joe has more than 20 years of experience in immersive environmental design. His passion is exploring new ways of creating, communicating, and producing physical and digital design to shape experiences. His design practice focuses on the complex interconnections between content, experiences narratives, and spatial arrangements spanning across many different project types. He has won several awards and distinctions for his work on the AT&T GNOC, the Edward M. Kennedy Institute, and as a finalist for his design of the World Trade Center Memorial. Joe holds a degree in Architecture from Cornell University.
Corporate & Business:
AT&T | Bank of America | Best Buy | Comcast | ebay | GE | HP | Johnson & Johnson | NYPA | PNC Bank | PURE Insurance | Staples | Wells Fargo
Cultural & Academic Institutions:
American Museum of Natural History | BioBus | California Academy of Sciences | Earlham College | Funk Music Hall of Fame | The History Center in Tompkins County | National Airmail Museum | National Museum of Mathematics | REED Foundation/Greens Do Good | UNIS
Cross River Bank | Savage Kitchen | Victor’s Gold