Artifex Design Studio, Inc. is a team of architects & craftsmen with over 30 years of experience creating unique relevant designs for clients (retailers and restaurants). Founded by David R. Glover in 2018 (after leaving a firm he co-founded 22 years earlier) as a full-service architectural firm.



Artifex Design Studio assisted Barre3 with their national franchise program. We provide design development studio layouts, construction documents as well as construction administration.


Artifex Design Studio has assisted Build-A-Bear with the design and rollout of a prototypical store in store concept located in Walmart’s throughout the United States.

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We are motivated by innovative design and quality craftsmanship. Our approach to architecture is simple straight forward design that integrates our client’s needs and goals and also is sensitive to the environment and community.