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 […]

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 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 […]

What is Industrial Design?

Objectified is a feature-length documentary about our complex relationship with manufactured objects and, by extension, the people who design them. It’s a look at the creativity at work behind everything from toothbrushes to tech gadgets. It’s about the designers who re-examine, re-evaluate and re-invent our manufactured environment on a daily basis. It’s about personal expression, identity, consumerism, […]

Women in Industrial Design: Where my ladies at?

  How do we encourage more females to become industrial designers? Re-posted from GOOD Design, by Alissa Walker, Aug 2010 When I catch wind of a design conference my fingers go scurrying across the keyboard towards the URL. But I don’t go clicking on the glamorous location (usually a hotel ballroom) or the glitzy parties (usually […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sori Yanagi dies at 96

Seeing Things / Sori Yanagi’s Everyday Beauty  Re-posted from The New York Times Magazine, by  Brooke Hodge, January 5, 2011 The Japanese designer Sori Yanagi, who died on Dec. 25 in Tokyo at the age of 96, is best known for his 1956 Butterfly Stool. It is both elegant and utterly simple: two curved pieces of […]