It's been well over a year since I've posted to the blog, and for that I apologize. Something about the convenience of instagram, or the brevity of twitter, and add to the day to day act of designing and building things and often my most comprehensive means of communication, kem3D.com takes the hit. I'm not sure it will change any time soon, but for now, some site updates are in order, and a recap of what's been going on here at kem3D HQ.
First off, and most temporally relevant, I have some new lamps on sale for the holidays at the Simone DeSousa Gallery in Detroit. I will also be part of the Holiday Maker's Market at Ponyride Detroit this Saturday, the 12th from 12-10. At the Maker's Market I will have lamps, ornaments, clocks, and table accesories for sale, stop by and see what Detroit's makers have to offer.
So, what else have I been busy with since last May?
Well, Wanted Design 2014 was a blast, and I learned a lot and made many connections. Kem3D part of the Detroit Made pop-up at Michele Varian in NYC, got a little press in an Austrian design mag called Holzmagazin, and set up with a holiday pop-up shop here in Detroit put on by the DC3.
2015 started off by getting married(!) which was the culmination of many months of planning in late 2014. On our first trip we headed off to nearby Toronto just in time to catch the first 2 days of the Toronto Offsite Design Festival. The first big project of the year was a commission piece for the new, award-winning Commonwealth-McCann office in downtown Detroit, which was designed by Gensler.
The middle of 2015 started off by traveling to Turkey and Greece, then eased into the development of the Interlocker Cafe Pendant and new Breakplane 3 table lamps. I also had work in the Detroit Made display at Wanted Design 2015, and designed my 10th and final piece to promote the annual Tour-de-Troit bike ride. I also created some new pieces for the Detroit Design Festival Market in September, which was great event, and look forward to being part of next year. And now, we will finish it off with the Ponyride Maker's Market this Saturday!
If we go through a post drought like this again, keep an eye on @kem3D on Instagram, because if nothing else, I'm a sucker for the convenience of a snapshot.
Finally, we hope you all have a warm and bright holiday season, a happy new year, and that we will see you more in 2016.