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POP-UP STUDIO at Molecule – Designer Manufactures Personalized iPad Bags

Totally utilitarian. Swedish-born local solar-mesh-bag fabricator extraordinaire, Erika Eckerstrand, from Designs Of Erika, will be joining Molecule for a fun approach to product presentation. She will literally bring her whole manufacturing studio, including rolls of fabrics, scissors, and her industrial sewing machine to fabricate custom bags onsite! The kick, that you will be able to […]

The State of Wind Power … part one

Re-posted by Madeleine Lewis, for Virgin United, June 30, 2014 As an innovative floating wind turbine is launched off the Portuguese coast, and the Germans start touting wind farms to tourists, we asked Morten Albaek, Group SVP & CMO of Vestas about the state of the wind energy industry, and a little about himself too. […]

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Introducing New Works By 3 Innovative Designers, Santa Fe, NM

Molecule will be featuring new works by 3 amazing designers: We’re very proud to introduce new works by Matthew Hilton from England, manufactured by De La Espada, from Portugal. We’ll have a few strong pieces on display. De La Espada makes high end, beautifully executed furniture in harvested walnuts and oaks. Matthew Hilton is one […]

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 […]

Exploring, Through Design, the Big Ideas and Issues of Our Time

Re-posted from Designers & Books, by Susan S. Szenasy, Editor in Chief, Metropolis Magazine. I was asked to identify some “notable design books” I came across during my 25 years as editor in chief of Metropolis (the magazine is 30 this year—2011). I would, instead, like to talk about books that have, or should have, influenced our culture and the […]

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 […]

How Sharing Ideas Sustains the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

  …”Entrepreneurs, for the most part, want to help other entrepreneurs. They are smart and think like you. What better way to challenge your thinking than to have another smart person think about your ideas with you?” Read more…    http://www.nfte.com/why/blog/how-sharing-ideas-sustains-the-entrepreneurial-ecosystem Author:  Nathan Lustig, from Madison, WI, is the cofounder of Entrustet, a website that helps […]