Entries by Amanda

Faculty Maker - Bryan Cantley

Meet maker/professor Bryan Cantley, a professor of Design Theory at CSUF, School of the Arts, and founder of Form:uLA, an experimental design practice that explores the boundaries of architecture and representation and the role of drawing within the discourse of visionary space. Describe your research. The pursuit of experimental representation in architecture; examining modes of communication and […]



Our maker this month is Farjiha Wajid, a graduate of IIT’s College of Architecture, who is applying her skills to textile and paper product design. Fariha’s creations are inspired by historical works of architecture, geometric light, and forms found in nature. Could you share INKMADE’s story? INKMADE is a design company that celebrates the simple nature of putting […]

The Maker's Guide to Holiday Gifting!

(via StudyArchitecture) 2016 StudyArchitecture/IMT Holiday Gift Guide Are you making a list, checking it twice? Looking for a gift for an architecture student? Look no further! StudyArchitecture has compiled a Holiday Gift Guide with 10 amazing gifts that are designed by architecture students or architects! 1. Ergonomic Craft Knife by ErgoKiwi Start the semester off right […]


THE MAKERS: Bianca Tafares's floral studio, Anthemum

Spring has sprung and flowers are blooming all around us. Today, we are featuring Bianca Tafares’s boutique floral studio, Anthemum. Bianca is a graduate of the University of Texas, San Antonio where she studied Construction Science and Management in their College of Architecture. When she’s not studying plans and preparing cost estimates at the construction firm in […]

THE MAKERS: Ana and Jose Paredes's Mad Macs Dallas

Today, we venture into the kitchen with Ana Paredes, graduate of the architecture department of Arizona State University and her partner in baking, creativity, and life, Jose. By day, an architectural designer and an engineer, by night macaron bakers, these two have been cooking up something pretty tasty down in Dallas, Mad Macs Dallas. Prepare to drool… Describe your product. […]


THE MAKERS: Nick Tafel's Stealth Roosevelt Wallet

Nick Tafel, founder of NoNameLeathers, is currently a student of The New School, Parsons School of Design in New York, NY. Here he talks about his most recent leather creation, the Stealth Roosevelt Wallet. Follow NoNameLeathers on Social Media!  Instagram | Website Describe your product. This is the Stealth Roosevelt Wallet. Black hand-dyed 4 oz. Herman Oak leather, black […]

THE MAKERS: Sean Riley's The Ergo Kiwi Knife

Sean Riley is a student at the Boston Architectural College in Boston, Massachusetts. Here he talks about his design innovation, the Ergo Kiwi knife. Our interview tracks his process from ideation to completion. The Ergo Kiwi Knife is now available! Go and get yours today! Describe your product. The Ergo Kiwi is an innovation on […]


Emily Andrews is a student at the University of Texas, School of Architecture. Here she talks about a project she completed within Professor Wiedemann’s Vertical Studio course.   How did you create this project? Our studio focused on the segment of the El Camino Real de los Tejas that falls between San Antonio and Austin, TX. […]