July 16, 2018

LEDs and the Importance of Color Accuracy

When LEDs first hit the market 50 years ago, they were red. The mixture, gallium arsenide phosphide, produced a natural red color which powered personal electronics […]
July 12, 2018

Upcoming Events for the Boston Design Community

Boston is home to an impressive array of educational institutions, including 35 colleges, universities and community colleges. For architects and designers—and any laymen interested in those […]
July 3, 2018

7 Tide is the Epicenter of American-Made Brands in Boston

Sub-Zero, Wolf and Cove, Marvin Windows and Doors and Kohler Today we hear lots of talk about “bringing back” American manufacturing. If you dig a little […]
July 3, 2018

1912: The Birth of Marvin Windows and Doors

In the early 1900s, George G. Marvin arrived in tiny Warroad, Minnesota, to take a job managing a grain elevator. The area was a booming lumber […]
July 3, 2018

1926: Sub-Zero and the Transformation of the American Kitchen

In the early twentieth century, Westye Bakke packed up his wife and two young children on his motorcycle with sidecar to move to Madison, Wisconsin, in […]