New Building Tour – Under Construction

    March 14, 2019

    Front Lobby Over the next six weeks, Submaterial is transitioning from seven separate suites to one large building. Our new space is nearly tripling our square footage and we’ll finally have dedicated spaces for product photography, lunch, a coffee station, and offices. With skylights and clerestory windows, the new space is flooded with bright, natural … Continue reading “New Building Tour – Under Construction”

    HeartFelt – Philanthropy by Design

    February 18, 2019

    HeartFelt Event In early February, some of the best San Francisco Bay Area designers put together artworks for the charitable silent auction, HeartFelt. Hosted at Gensler, the event name draws on the month’s theme of love and felt remnant material donated by FilzFelt. All auctioned items benefit the non-profit organization Philanthropy by Design.   Philanthropy … Continue reading “HeartFelt – Philanthropy by Design”

    2018 Design Trends

    January 16, 2019

    Each January we are intrigued to see trends in product orders from the previous year. While the 2018 trends are similar to those of 2017, we did notice a few products jump in popularity and color preferences shifted from cooler to warmer tones. Top Designs Although Index Dimensional has been our most popular wallcovering since … Continue reading “2018 Design Trends”

    WiD: 5th Annual Holiday Design Competition & Auction

    December 5, 2018

    Women in Design (WiD) Women in Design is a volunteer-driven organization dedicated to supporting women in the design industry. The New Mexico Chapter hosts the Annual Holiday Design Competition & Auction, where original wreaths and ornament sets are sold via silent auction, and proceeds this year benefit Susan’s Legacy.  In addition, many items are raffled … Continue reading “WiD: 5th Annual Holiday Design Competition & Auction”

    Keeping it Local – Holiday Shopping

    November 21, 2018

    As the end of the year approaches, many of us are looking for that perfect gift for each of our loved ones. To aid in your search for quality gifts, we’ve put together a list of our local favorites! Oropopo “combines new techniques with traditional materials to create objects inspired by Native American, classic Western, … Continue reading “Keeping it Local – Holiday Shopping”

    36th Annual Doggie Dash & Dawdle

    November 8, 2018

    Event The 36th Annual Doggie Dash & Dawdle is a celebration of the bonds we have with our pets, organized by Animal Humane New Mexico. The event includes two separate 5k runs and a 1-mile dawdle suitable for pets of all ages and breeds. The Doggie Dash & Dawdle is broken into a few categories … Continue reading “36th Annual Doggie Dash & Dawdle”

    Submaterial at Habitat for Humanity

    October 16, 2018

    Habitat for Humanity Mission In a world where more than 80% of the population lives in poverty, Habitat for Humanity has made it their mission to help provide affordable housing options in over 1400 communities around the world. With programs for new construction, home repair, and advocacy, Habitat is working with families in every feasible … Continue reading “Submaterial at Habitat for Humanity”

    Submaterial Open House

    October 2, 2018

    Brief History Design and manufacturing company Submaterial has evolved out of a few lost years in art school, two failed companies, a passionate interest in design and a lifetime of knowledge gained through multiple positions in the furniture and lighting industry. Many of Submaterial’s current designs have been translated and re-engineered from the two previous … Continue reading “Submaterial Open House”

    Albuquerque Economic Development – Local Installation

    September 17, 2018

    Albuquerque, New Mexico – The Land of Enchantment Albuquerque is celebrated for its diverse culture, unique blend of cuisine, and breath-taking skies. Situated between a vast mountain range and a winding river, the city is nestled into the landscape and offers a wide variety of outdoor activities. It is no surprise that the population continues … Continue reading “Albuquerque Economic Development – Local Installation”

    NY Gift Shows – Exploring the Market

    August 16, 2018

    As Submaterial continues to develop new product lines, we’ve begun looking into ways to break into the gift market.  While we design a new category of residential products, we’re excited to share some of the experiences along the way. NY NOW This past weekend, we sent a team to Manhattan to visit the NY NOW … Continue reading “NY Gift Shows – Exploring the Market”