UrbanGlass

New York's historic glass studio reopens in a renovated space, adding a gallery and storefront

BAM’s Harvey Theater now has a shiny new neighbor. Founded in 1977 by Richard Yelle and Joe Upham, the New York Experimental Glass Workshop—the country’s first open-access glass studio—has bounced around from its original Great Jones Street location in Manhattan to several other locales before settling down in downtown Brooklyn in 1991. Along with the move came a new name that was a little easier …

Hollywood Star Chart by Dorothy

The British design studio reimagines constellations as cherished classic and modern American films

British design and ideas studio Dorothy has just unveiled two Hollywood Star Chart prints, each of which re-imagine, and re-name, the constellations after some of the most culturally significant films to have emerged from American cinema since 1927. The Golden Age Star Chart is, Dorothy tells us, “based on the night sky over Los Angeles on 6 October 1927, the release date of Al Jolson’s …

Unfold

Mobile workstations and 3D porcelain printing from Belgium to Istanbul

Founded in 2002 by Claire Warnier and Dries Verbruggen, Unfold studio out of Belgium has consistently innovated in the world of 3D printing. From designing mobile printing stations to developing printers for porcelain manufacturing, the team leverages an international community of makers who are dedicated to the growing medium. Showing at the Istanbul Design Biennial, Unfold presented two projects that further advance 3D printing. Kiosk …