Read about our collaboration with BYBORRE at Alcova Milano in the New York Times
Core77 : 20 Woman-led Industrial Design & Innovation Firms You Should Know
We repeatedly hear the question, "where are the women in industrial design?" Well, it appears many are starting their own studios! Here you will find a list of 20 woman-owned or woman-led design studios that you should support or hire to add a diverse perspective to your projects.
PANEL : Working Toward Regenerative
Hear experts in industrial design and manufacturing, including one of our founders, Lauryn Menard, talk about the journey towards becoming regenerative through design. It's not all doom and gloom, our panelists will share their experiences, learnings, and best practices on how to change the course and close the loops of wasteful and harmful conventional manufacturing practices.
Design Milk : Temporarily Available
What would you do if you were frustrated by a lack of exposure in an area brimming over with local talent? If you’re interior designers Alma Lopez and Liz Wert, you quit your jobs during a pandemic and open a creative studio. They see it – Aditions – as a chance to reimagine connection through spatial experiences. While they’ve been busy since launching in February, Temporarily Available is the San Francisco-based studio’s first self-produced exhibition.
Core77 : Interview with Lauryn Menard
Regenerative Designer Lauryn Menard On How to Build an Impact-Focused Studio Practice. PROWL Studio Co-Founder & 2022 Core77 Design Awards Sustainability Prize Jury Captain shares how designers can prioritize sustainability
Core77 Crash Course: How to Drive More Sustainable Design Solutions
Our impact on the environment is impossible to ignore, and we as designers should be in a position to make changes for the better. But how, when we need buy-in from others that may not be on the same page?
New York Times : Milan Design Week
'In a time of climate change, is there still room for optimism? Baillie Mishler and Lauryn Menard, the founders of the Oakland, Calif., design studio Prowl, would like to think so.'
Dezeen : Prowl and Byborre 3D-knit images of Californian wildfires into seating upholstery
'Californian studio Prowl Studio and textile label Byborre are showcasing 3D-knitted textiles informed by Californian wildfires at the Exposure Therapy exhibition during Milan design week.
The fabric was used to upholster a collection of seats that are set within the exhibition at Alcova, a former military hospital and one of Milan design week's main exhibition venues...'
Surface : Designer of the Day - PROWL Studio
Founded by Oakland-based innovators Baillie Mishler and Lauryn Menard, PROWL Studio has its sights set on the future—and creating tangible design solutions, from consumer goods to new material applications, that can accelerate lasting change for the rising generation.
Archiproducts : Interview with PROWL Studio
The necessary shift for preserving our future is to move from sustainability to regeneration. Baillie Mishler and Lauryn Menard – on this year's ADA 2022 jury for the sustainability mention – are firmly convinced that design can be the trigger of such change.
BYBORRE : How BYBORRE Create™ helped PROWL to advocate for positive change
In an ongoing attempt to change the dominant narratives around climate change, design futures consultancy PROWL turned to furniture design. PROWL's work at Milan Design Week turned many heads last summer with a furniture collection named Exposure Therapy, named 'Top 10 best presentations of Salone del Mobile' (New York Times, april '22). The fully circular collection has upholstery which was designed and developed in BYBORRE Create™, allowing PROWL to tell their story through custom textiles.
ICON : PROWL Studio is searching for ways to create a more positive future
Baillie Mishler and Lauryn Menard of Oakland-based PROWL Studio set out a manifesto for future-facing design.
Core77 : Gantri Launches a New Batch of Sustainable Lighting Designs from Emerging Designers
Lighting manufacturer Gantri, who has made the pipeline for independent designers to produce their lighting designs a more tangible reality, just dropped their largest collection of new sustainable lights, including PROWL's Focal Collection.
TechCrunch: Make Hardware Without Ruining the Planet
TL;DR: Weave sustainability into the product design as early as you can.
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