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Author: Adriana Siso

Adriana Siso founded her design store in 2002 in Santa Fe, NM. With a background in Fine Arts, Adriana has been an innovator, bringing to the Santa Fe area, original and unique design products by some of the best contemporary industrial design firms in the world. Molecule operates out of a recycled and renovated shipping container building in Santa Fe, the first of its kind in the city. Sustainability is an important area of interest and ongoing exploration for Molecule, which offers product lines with a focus on conservation and ecological stewardship. The store keeps an active annual schedule featuring the work of local designers, fabricators, and artists, as well as of national and international design firms through multiple events and alliances.

The World’s First 3D-Printed Village by Yves Béhar

Re-posted from Dwell, by Lucy Wang, May 9, 2019 The World’s first 3D-Printed village coming to Latin America in the summer of 2019 is a project by Yves Béhar. The walls of each home can be printed in just 24 hours with nearly zero waste. Acclaimed designer Yves Béhar of fuseproject, Austin–based construction technologies company ICON, and […]

NASA’s idea for making food from thin air just became a reality — it could feed billions

Here’s why you might eat greenhouse gases in the future. By ROBBY BERMAN 19 July, 2019. Re-posted from Big Think The company’s protein powder, “Solein,” is similar in form and taste to wheat flour. Based on a concept developed by NASA, the product has wide potential as a carbon-neutral source of protein. The man-made “meat” […]

Transcending Boundaries

As an artist who uses photography as an art form, I am interested in states of reality. How is reality experienced; how is it revealed? As I become more aware of the many scientific theories about multi-universes, space/time conundrums and the like, I find reality difficult to define and a challenge to depict. I am […]

The Wave Formed Footbridge

The Wave Formed Footbridge merges sculpture and architecture in a way that offers a completely new experience to those who walk across and through it. The design was inspired by visualizing the idea of people walking across the bridge and in doing so, form a kind of wave of energy that could conceptually deform the […]

LIFE IN FLUX – To Challenge Apathy in the 21st Century

jamie hamilton aerial performance, 2016, undisclosed location

“My sole aim is to leave everything in suspension, in flux, in order to avoid our community solidifying into a conventional academy. Our initial resources may be few, but our spirits are high, receptive, and excited, and that seems to me to be the most important thing right now”. Walter Gropius, architect, founder of the […]

Featured Artist: Isaak Kevan-Hoffman – Oil Paintings on canvas and board, Santa Fe, NM

intense art

At Molecule Design 1226 Flagman Way, Santa Fe NMOpening reception: 5pm to 7pm, Friday December 28, 2018Artwork on display through January 25, 2019 Isaak Kevan-Hoffman, only 22, was raised in Santa Fe by two creative parents, grew up in The West Side Studios and lived around many studio artists. His childhood was full hands on, of making objects and art.  Isaak […]

Fab Lab Hub @ Molecule – The future of manufacturing

A Molecule / Fab Lab Alliance: At Molecule Design 1226 Flagman Way, Santa Fe NM Opening reception: 5pm to 7pm, Friday November 2, 2018 FabLab work on display through November 30, 2018 Molecule Design and Fab Lab Hub in Santa Fe, NM, are pleased to announce a pop-up show by creators working with local Fab Labs. […]

Across The Spectrum: Fluorescent Plexiglass Sculpture, by Colin Barker, Santa Fe, NM

At Molecule Design 1226 Flagman Way, Santa Fe NM Opening reception: 5pm to 8pm, Friday October 5, 2018 Artwork on display through October 30, 2018 “Firefly Fire” – DNA is made up of four bases (“nucleotides”) and combinations of these make up genes. Since fluorescent plexiglass comes in four colors, it can be used to […]

Metamorphica & The Dance Macabre

dance-macabre

Metamorphica & The Danse Macabre is an ongoing project drawing inspiration from mythology, symbolism, pop culture and contemporary fashion, by London-based artist Paul Kinsley Squire. Molecule came across Paul’s work by chance while looking through the printed work by a UK-based print studio we recently started to work with. Paul’s pieces stood out with an […]

Welcome to inspired outdoor living!

Moonbeam Rug, by Vondom-molecule design

It is the time of the year to indulge in the beautiful weather and outdoor culture the Southwest has to offer. Spending time with friends at home or glam-camping; enjoying opera season and the many things that New Mexico has to offer. Take a look at some furniture ideas that will make your outdoor living […]

Sculpture Union @ Molecule, Santa Fe, NM

sculpture union at molecule

An Alliance – At Molecule Design 1226 Flagman Way, Santa Fe NM Opening reception: 4pm to 8pm, Friday March 9, 2018 Artwork on display through April 30, 2018 Santa Fe, NM (February 27, 2018) — The recently inaugurated Sculpture Union at the Santa Fe Community College and Molecule Design come together in an alliance of shared […]

New Works: 7 Local Contemporary Product Designers, Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe product designers

Opening Reception Friday September 29th, 2017- Through October 28th 5 PM to 8 PM @ Molecule Design 1226 Flagman Way Santa Fe, NM  As part of the Art Meets Design series, Molecule supports the work of local talented artists and product-designers. This time, Molecule brings together a group of strong creators who work in a functional or decorative approach for residential […]

The Dwan Light Sanctuary, Las Vegas, NM

Dawn Light Sanctuary

Re-posted from Atlas Obscura. Located on the campus of the United World College, the Dwan Light Sanctuary uses prisms instead of windows to transform the light that enters the building into a lattice of rainbows. The peaceful room was created by Virginia Dwan as a multi-purpose space for meditation, reflection, or even religious practice. Eschewing a […]

Out of this World – Santa Fe Institute launches an Interplanetary Project with Galactic Ambitions

Re-posted from The Santa Fe Reporter, July 12, 2017, by Julia Goldberg Science fiction lovers will probably recognize the galactic tribunal trope from any number of graphic novels, books or films. Santa Fe Institute President David Krakauer introduces the notion of cosmic judges rendering decrees on humanity as part of a thought experiment: “I’m so interested […]

1st Annual Baca Railyard Block Party, Santa Fe, NM

Baca Railyard is inviting the public to its first Annual Block Party event to celebrate a great alliance of art and design business and the consolidation of its location as the southern end of the Santa Fe Railyard development.  June 23, 2017, from 5 PM to 8 PM. Located in mid town Santa Fe, Baca Railyard has become the new Santa […]

Launching Moroso in New Mexico

Molecule Design is proud to introduce and celebrate a new partnership with Italian Industrial Design star Moroso with an opening, Friday June 23rd, 2017, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM., to conicide with the 1st Annual Baca Railyard District Block Party. Moroso has been working in close collaboration with some of the world’s most talented […]

Molecule @ the 2017 Salone Satellite . 20 Year Celebration, Milan, Italy

Marva Griffin, friend, mentor and compatriot founded the Salone-Satellite 20 years ago, and curates the event annually to show the work of young designers. There had never been a venue anywhere in the world for that purpose. Salone-Satellite was the first event to focus on young designers, instantly becoming the unrivalled place for interface with […]

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Adriana Siso

I love fresh ideas about everything.