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Category: Molecule Events & Exhibitions

Molecule Design follows an annual active schedule of events to feature the work of local product designers and artists, as well as national and international contemporary industrial design firms and fairs.

Three artists explore their creative liberties in ‘Trapped in a Vortex’

In a world that feels trapped in the middle of a pandemic, art becomes freedom—at least to artists Rita Bard, Cheri Ibes, and RJ Ward, who are set to astound with Trapped in a Vortex. The exhibit was arranged to be shown earlier this year at Molecule Design in Santa Fe, NM, but is rescheduled […]

Bamboo – A Decade of Breakthroughs

It’s a renowned landscaping favorite: tall, slender poles shoot up in the sky with a cluster of thin, blade-like leaves that sway in the wind. As an indoor plant, bamboo requires little upkeep, with no to minimal fertilizer and water. In fact, this perennial plant can flourish on its own, independently sowing its culms that […]

Design for the departed: An interview with Parting Stone’s Justin Crowe

For a long time, cremation has been considered as a taboo for the religious, a choice not many would take. In the 1980s, the cremation rate was just below 10%, but over the last few years, the US has seen it slowly taking over traditional burial. According to the Smithsonian Magazine, cremations account for 50.2% […]

Eyes on Mars: Humanity’s Venture in Conquering Space

Apollo 11’s Buzz Aldrin has already said it: humans should be on Mars. It could be a stone shot in empty space—a far-flung daydream. Or it could be a vision of the future, one that will give earth-dwellers an alternative before the planet succumbs to a crippling disease brought about by climate change. What was […]

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 Design1226 Flagman Way, Santa Fe NMOpening reception: 5pm to 7pm, Friday, November 2, 2018FabLab 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. Opening with a […]

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

At Molecule Design1226 Flagman Way, Santa Fe NMOpening reception: 5pm to 8pm, Friday October 5, 2018Artwork 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 code the sequence […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Fe […]

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 […]