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Category: Design

How To Set Up A Home Office You Can Actually Work In

Nowadays, thanks to the pandemic and the rise of virtual meeting technology, more people than ever are working from home. If you’re one of those people but you’re struggling to stay focused and complete your tasks on time, you might be suffering from the lack of a functional home office.  In this article, we’ll tell […]

TIMBUR: A Digital Fabrication Company That Pioneered CNC Manufacturing For Interior Design

Whatever architectural or artistic dream you have for your business or home decor, Timbur can make it become a reality, layer by layer. Timbur is a digital fabrication company based out of NYC that changed the game in interior and exterior design when they were founded in 2009. They are a digital fabrication company, and they […]

The Redemption of the Recycled

Recycled plastic patio furniture

Making miracles out of milk jugs: Loll Designs There is a regular need for milk—a staple source of calcium—but for milk jugs, not so much. When the contents are exhausted, these plastic containers lie around, stacked together like bulky bricks, often a constant source for comical mishaps. Not everyone can DIY their way into discarding […]

The Upside of Downsizing: Understanding the Tiny House Movement

In 2003, Alchemy Architects built the Arado weeHouse, a 336 sq ft minimalist cabin with rustic panels and floor-to-ceiling windows. Instead of being built on-site, the small architecture was pre-fabricated by Geoffrey C. Warner in-factory before it was transported via truck and assembled on a small slope. It stood prominently on two legs, overlooking the […]

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% […]

Concrete Architecture

Modern architecture is mainly characterized by simple forms, the absence of decoration, and the creation of beautiful shapes by the structural elements themselves. The term implies multiple architectural movements and styles, some of which are related while others are distinct. In the 20th century, architecture advanced with the use of new materials (steel, reinforced concrete, […]

Fit to eat: the case of edible foodware

Single-use plastic cutlery has changed the way consumers eat outside their homes. Convenient, yes. But for the better of the environment? No. Plastic Pollution Coalition reports that America alone uses 100 million pieces of these plastic utensils per year—a large percentage that contributes to about 270,000 tons of plastic waste produced globally. Six million tons […]

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 […]

The World’s First 3D-Printed Village by Yves Béhar

Re-posted from Dwell, by Lucy Wang, May 9, 2019 The World’s first 3D-Printed village coming to Latin America in the summer of 2019 is a project by Yves Béhar. The walls of each home can be printed in just 24 hours with nearly zero waste. Acclaimed designer Yves Béhar of fuseproject, Austin–based construction technologies company ICON, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Dwan Light Sanctuary, Las Vegas, NM

Dawn Light Sanctuary

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 […]

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