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Category: Culture

Tapping the collective power of positivity

One can escape the bad weather, a bad menu, a bad styling, but certainly not bad news. They’re everywhere, peering through the unexpected folds of a Facebook timeline, a Twitter trend list, a sentimental Instagram post, or a column in a newspaper picked up for a play at the crossword. They’re carried through word of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Design Lab: Juried Exhibition: Call For Entries – Santa Fe, NM

Deadline has been extended to August 31st!  This is a great juried design exhibition, first year in Santa Fe. Next year it will be national! Guys, consider submitting and tell your friends! Click here for details. Adriana SisoAdriana Siso founded Molecule Design, her contemporary design store, in 2002 in Santa Fe, NM. With a background […]

Molecule goes to NYC 2012 Design Week

Great visit in NYC for Design Week. So much went on. Molecule only caught a glimpse. Between ICFF, the new Wanted Design event, and Cindy Sherman’s exhibition at MoMA, it was a full 4 days. Always biased about Venezuelan talent-as I am Venezuelan. These are Rafael Barrio’s scultptures on Park Avenue, one of many as part […]

Marva Griffin, founder of Salone Satellite, Milan, Italy

Written by Nadine Rubin Nathan for Material Connexion, 2012. Marva Griffin, Founder and Curator of Salone Satellite at Salone del Mobile, and International Press Relations of Fondazione Cosmit Eventi from Milan. In 1999 designer Carlo Contin had the idea to arrange a group of uniform spokes into a simple geometric form. The result was an […]

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design – Traveling Exhibition

The Art of Seating, organized by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville and the Jacobsen Collection of American Art, presents a survey of exceptional American chair design from the early 19th century to the present day. The chair is experienced not only as a functional item, but as sculptural in view—the chair as art. Each of […]

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Adriana Siso

I love fresh ideas about everything.