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Author: Adriana Siso

Adriana Siso founded Molecule Design, her contemporary 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 the Santa Fe Baca Railyard project, the first of its kind in the city. Sustainability is an important area of interest 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.

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 […]

Molecule @ the 2017 Salone del Mobile Milan – Fiera Fairgrounds

The Salone del Mobile, the most important industrial design event in the world, is housed in the Rho Fiera Fairgrounds, which was designed by Studio Fuksas, Massimiliano Fuksas. .. I walked it 5 days straight, back and forth, it seemed I was walking all day! At the East side, there is a metro station, which […]

2017 Salone de Mobile Milan – Fuorisaloni

After visiting the Salone del Mobile, Molecule also had a chance to visit Milano’s energetic design areas outside the Fiera.  Events connected to Salone del Mobile, called – FuoriSalone abound. Design schools, small shops, and other venues open their doors and offer exhibits. Wherever you walk, design breathes the freshness of inspiration and new ideas. […]

New Mexico Designs – 6 Product Designers

Contemporary Residential & Commercial Furniture, Lighting & Table Top. New Mexico Designs brings together 6 local product designers. Molecule supports and showcases some of the finest local craftsmanship in New Mexico. . Thursday, September 29th, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm . To support and showcase local talent and creativity   Designers:   Erik Haskins  Eric […]

Urban Farming at Molecule

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Join us for a special urban farming educational event at Molecule Design in Santa Fe. A free fun opportunity for families and individuals to learn about growing your own food, sustainable planting and ideas for small space and vertical gardening. With local experts present to talk and answer your home garden questions. This opportunity is […]

2016 Molecule Green / Woolly School Garden

Our Green Molecule / Woolly School Program is a partnership between us and Woolly Pocket, the manufacturer of the famous Woolly Pocket and the Living Planter2. We will be donating a planter system on an annual basis, if we find receptivity to the program. Our 2016 recipient is Mother Nature Center, in Santa Fe, NM. […]

2015 Aid & Comfort Gala – A Flux Chair

Things are developing with great spirit for the holidays… Molecule donates a white Flux Chair to be auctioned at the Aid & Comfort Gala, Saturday Decemeber 5, 2015 at El Dorado Hotel, to benefit the patients, programs and services of the Southwest Care Center, www.southwestcare.org. “In the competitive world of fundraising, Southwest CARE Center reassures our […]

Outdoor Furniture Feature, Santa Fe, NM

Cacoon Hanging Chair

Some cool ideas about outdoor furniture. Cacoon – hanging chair/hammock. New in the market, and we just got ours in, we’re so excited! Come and check them out. They assemble and disassemble easily, available in 3 sizes: single, double and kid, and in many colors. Great for outdoors anywhere, as well as indoors. Your imagination […]

Pop-Up Studio at Molecule – Designer Manufactures Personalized iPad Bags, 2015

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Totally utilitarian. Swedish-born local solar-mesh-bag fabricator extraordinaire, Erika Eckerstrand, from Designs Of Erika, will be joining Molecule for a fun approach to product presentation. She will literally bring her whole manufacturing studio, including rolls of fabrics, scissors, and her industrial sewing machine to fabricate custom bags onsite! The kick, that you will be able to […]

‘Ground Work’ – An Art Opening, Santa Fe, NM

Through the year Molecule organizes multiple art and design events through the Art Meets Design series. Ground Work is the alliance of 2 local installation artists and one flower arrangement designer. They come together to share their talents and skills. The sculpture and installation by Matthew Chase-Daniel and Cheri Ibes is inspired by nature and […]

Gabriela Ligenza launches 3-D printed hats for Ascot

These stunning 3-D printed hat designs by Gabriela Ligenza caught yours truly by surprise! Design thinking like this lightens our step and inspires a smile. We love Gabriela’s work. Molecule becomes an instant fan! Interview by Dezeen Magazine. Re-posted June 20, 2014 Milliner Gabriela Ligenza, who originally trained as an architect and interior designer, has launched […]

2014 Book Signing: RADIANCE @ Molecule

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RADIANCE – Particles of Silence,  is a project collaboration by Louis Leray and Karuna DiLibero, produced by Marion Wasserman. A beautiful yoga book, shot in different locations in Santa Fe, NM and Mexico. RADIANCE is an earthly and cosmic journey through the old-world practice of Yoga. RADIANCE is a poetic meditation on Mauna, the practice […]

Moooi . Culture & Technology . Dutch industrial design leader since 2001, Santa Fe, NM

Featured works & presentation talk. Complementary hors d’oeuvres and wine. Custom Molecule drink by Santa Fe Spirits. Cash bar after one hour. Talk by Jan Willem Poels at 6pm. Also, Shop For SITE. 20 % of sales will go to helping fund SITE Santa Fe‘s programs for a week. Thursday, November 7, 2013, 5 PM […]

The Heat is On: Latin American Design hits New York

Re-posted from ARCHITONIC by Simon Keane-Cowell, Zürich, Switzerland As the world’s busiest revolving door, New York is no stranger to new cultural sights and influences. The 2013 New York Design Week saw a raft of Latin American designers and design collectives exhibit their highly polished and conceptually impressive work to an enthusiastic audience. It’s hot in the city. […]

Introducing New Works By 3 Innovative Designers, Santa Fe, NM

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Molecule will be featuring new works by 3 amazing designers: We’re very proud to introduce new works by Matthew Hilton from England, manufactured by De La Espada, from Portugal. We’ll have a few strong pieces on display. De La Espada makes high end, beautifully executed furniture in harvested walnuts and oaks. Matthew Hilton is one […]

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