Submaterial Summer Event: Cocopotamus

    July 2, 2019

    Cocopotamus is operated by a young and ambitions husband and wife duo specializing in chocolate truffles with a wide flavor range. See how they’re made here! It is worth noting Cocopotamus is the chocolate provider for the Oscars, Golden Globes and Emmy Awards where celebrities pair these chocolates with their favorite wines. We ordered their … Continue reading “Submaterial Summer Event: Cocopotamus”

    Explora’s Studio Inventivo – Custom Installation

    June 24, 2019

    When established in 2006, Submaterial relied heavily on custom product orders for both commercial and residential clients. However, over the past five years, our company has been almost exclusively selling a standard collection of Wallcovering designs. We are grateful for the growth our Wallcoverings have allowed for our company, but we now have an incredible … Continue reading “Explora’s Studio Inventivo – Custom Installation”

    A’19 – A Materials Playground

    June 13, 2019

    AIA Conference on Architecture   Intended to provide those in the Architecture and Interior Design professions with material and brand options, the AIA Conference on Architecture is “A Materials Playground.” With over 600 booths, manufacturers range from door handles and skylights to landscape design and building-envelope specialists. Over the course of three days, the expo … Continue reading “A’19 – A Materials Playground”

    It’s Moving Week!

    May 15, 2019

    Certificate of Occupancy is in hand, and the time is finally here! Our studio is in the process of moving production operations into our new building, nearly tripling our square footage. We’ll start with all our fabrication materials and tools, then move to the heavy equipment, and by Monday morning hopefully be right back into … Continue reading “It’s Moving Week!”

    WiD + Submaterial Creative Event

    April 15, 2019

    Women in Design New Mexico Over the past two years, our team has connected with many local designers through networking events and a few lunch & learns. One influential relationship we’ve established is with Women in Design NM, a volunteer-driven nonprofit with a focus on bringing designers together in celebration of women in the field … Continue reading “WiD + Submaterial Creative Event”

    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”

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