Dawn Light Sanctuary

The Dwan Light Sanctuary, Las Vegas, NM

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 […]

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 […]

Design Lab Awards Pre-Fab Architecture and Digital Dresses – Santa Fe, NM

Written by Ellen Berkovitch, October 11, 2012. Re-posted from Adobe Airstream Design Lab at Zane Bennett Contemporary Art last Friday night presented entries including a tornado house fantasy design for windy midwestern cities, an urban backyard chicken coop with implications for the biological clock of the chickens, and “intriguing innovations in form” across visionary built […]

The Female Factor: Women at the Drawing Board

Furniture design students carrying projects to the studio at the Rhode Island School of Design, where 68 percent of the students are female. By ALICE RAWSTHORN Published: March 6, 2011, New York Times   LONDON — It started a month ago when I was asked to compile a list of 20 designers who will influence design […]

Japan’s capsule hotels now coffin-sized homes

January 07, 2010|By Kyung Lah, CNN Satoshi Miura crawled into his rented room, dropping his bag in the corner. It didn’t take long to get settled — home tonight is a capsule. The rooms are boxes in this capsule hotel about the size of a coffin. But no matter, says 45-year-old Miura. He’s only there […]

Lego-style apartment transforms into infinite spaces

When Christian Schallert isn’t cooking, dressing, sleeping or eating, his 24 square meter (258 square feet) apartment is an empty cube. To use a piece of furniture, he has to build it.  To sleep, he rolls his bed out from under the balcony, his stairs become bedside tables and he can even swing his tv out […]

Travel Woes: How American Airports Lost Their Glamour

Re-Posted, GOOD Magazine, Chappell Ellison, Dec 7, 2011 American Airlines’ filing for bankruptcy protection last week provoked surprisingly little reaction from the media or regular travelers. Perhahps we’ve grown immune to the whims of the rapidly changing airline industry, where the past three decades have seen the merging and dissolution of countless carriers. Yet it […]

Boxpark: First Shipping Container Pop-Up Mall in London

Boxpark is a new shopping mall built from standard-sized recycled shipping containers. Located in London’s ultra-hip east end, the shops are achingly trendy, with the majority selling tee-shirts, shoes and some jeans. All with attitude, of course. The container village is painted black and white and contains 60 containers which are stacked two stories high and […]

2011 Summer Celebration, Santa Fe, NM

Just 9 months after opening Molecule, we wanted to celebrate being part of Santa Fe’s amazing creative community and shared fresh ideas. Thank you all who came to visit. We had a great time with Andrew Baron playing his handmade Theremin. Ages ago, I used to be a New Music terrestrial radio DJ in Florida, that […]