Star-Crossed Paths

March 1, 2014

Pro-Teq Surfacing’s photoluminescent finish gives paving new life in a brilliant way. Illuminating the outdoors [...]

Blaine Brownell Interviewed by Katie Weeks in EcoBuilding Pulse magazine

February 17, 2014

Blaine Brownell Lecture: “Substance and Transience: Matter and Materiality in Japanese Architecture and Design” @ Penn State University School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, State College, Pennsylvania

February 10, 2014

Blaine Brownell Invited to be 2014 Materials + Products Chair for Vision 2020 Sustainability Council, Hanley Wood, Washington, DC

February 4, 2014

Iron Man

February 1, 2014

Steel is the world’s most widely recycled material, but its high embodied energy is roughly [...]


Out of Thin Air

January 1, 2014

“Design similes” emulate biological processes for environmental benefit in the production of everyday goods. In [...]

Blaine Brownell Selected as 2014 College of Design Innovation Lab Resident Fellow, University of Minnesota

December 23, 2013

Paper or Plastic?

December 1, 2013

Australian company Zeoform has created a biodegradeable plastic with nothing more than recycled paper waste [...]


Natural Advantage

November 1, 2013

Though modern technologies may seem incredible, humanity can learn a lot from nature, which has [...]


Print It!

October 1, 2013

Capable of creating environments from model size to full scale, multidimensional printing is reshaping architectural [...]


Blaine Brownell Selects Materials for the Danish Design Center

September 9, 2013
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Digital Carpet

September 6, 2013

Digital Carpet interactive floor, shown mapping as well as projecting one’s walking path. Digital Carpet [...]

Blaine Brownell Interviewed by Lisa Bingham in Form Magazine

September 3, 2013

Going Rogue

September 1, 2013

Designers who eschew the conventional uses of building materials can end up at the forefront [...]

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Synthetic Bark

August 23, 2013

Synthetic Bark cladding system, shown in recycled stainless steel. Synthetic Bark translates the function and [...]