3D PRINTING & SUSTAINABILITY

3D PRINTING & SUSTAINABILITY

Personally, I am fascinated with innovations that 3D Printing has brought to our lives. Every day we can find new ideas, like printing delicious pieces of chocolate, built structures like Michael Hansmeyer’s grotto, and low-cost prosthetic limbs for humans and animals. The possibilities of building and construction are now endless. 3D printing (3DP) has opened […]

Weekend Manga Artist

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in art, super fun stuff | One Comment
Weekend Manga Artist

Since I’ve started working full time at SBS, drawing small scale manga became an easier hobby than making larger oil paintings. Producing small-scale arts became simpler, mentally, since it doesn’t feel like a burden to begin. Due to their size, I can carry these drawings anywhere, even when riding on trains. I will always have […]

How I saw Paris, and the theory of the derive

Posted by on Nov 24, 2015 in architecture, art, super fun stuff, travel, uncategorized | No Comments
How I saw Paris, and the theory of the derive

Essay by Rebecca Karlowicz (née Brannen) Images by Rebecca Brannen and Brian Karlowicz (circa 1999, 2000) The piece below was originally written in November of 1999 and edited in November 2015. Like many Georgia Tech Architecture students before me, I spent my senior year studying in Paris at UP6 La Villette. I had the privilege […]

Naoshima and the Chi Chu Museum

Posted by on Oct 20, 2015 in architecture, art, landscape, travel | One Comment
Naoshima and the Chi Chu Museum

In the middle of the Seto Inland Sea, there is an island called Naoshima, one of nearly 3,000 that lie in the calm waters near to the coast of the main Japanese islands of Honshu, Shikiku, and Kyushu.  Naoshima once thrived on its fishing industry, but as the population aged and the youngest citizens moved […]

New Threads: Tensile Art + Architecture

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015 in art, super fun stuff | One Comment
New Threads: Tensile Art + Architecture

The notion of thread as an art form might conjure up memories of vintage needle point or hobby string art. Even today crafty DIY projects use suspended thread to create geometries and outlines. If we take these thread concepts and magnify them further, we arrive at series of new art installations that showcase thread interacting […]

prairie straw

prairie straw

I am reasonably new to Stanley Beaman & Sears. At a previous job I was known to be a bit of a prankster and I didn’t exactly put this on my resume when I got hired here. So – Shhhhhh…if you don’t tell the principals here at SBS, I won’t. It took a while to […]

work in progress

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in art, super fun stuff | No Comments
work in progress

“Follow your enthusiasm. It’s something I’ve always believed in. Find those parts of your life you enjoy the most. Do what you enjoy doing.” –Jim Henson I was greatly inspired by Jim Henson as a child and his quote has always been a reminder to find joy in life and work. I hope to instill […]

TRAVEL JOURNAL:  EUROPE 1980

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 in architecture, art, super fun stuff | No Comments
TRAVEL JOURNAL:  EUROPE 1980

We’re getting a jump on Throwback Thursday this week with some travel memories from our own Betsy Beaman. Enjoy! Chapter One: Vienna I stopped over in Milan a few days prior to boarding the train to Vienna. Depending on the time of day and the number of changes the trip from Genoa to Vienna can […]

Please Touch the Artwork

Posted by on Jan 12, 2015 in architecture, art, landscape, super fun stuff | No Comments
Please Touch the Artwork

Happy New Year! Most of us have been back to work for over a week now, and the holidays already seem like a distant memory. Those of us lucky enough to have had time off used the holiday break as a chance to visit with family and friends, entertain, go to the movies, and catch […]

Added Complexity for Free

Posted by on Dec 2, 2014 in architecture, art, sustainability | No Comments
Added Complexity for Free

The 2015 Joint Mathematics Meetings Art Exhibition features our very own Jeannye Dudley! Juried by Anne Burns, Robert Fathauer, Nat Friedman, Reza Sarhangi, and Elizabeth Whitely, the exhibition celebrates the intersection of artistic and mathematical pursuits. The exhibit is just one event in the larger 2015 Joint Mathematics Meetings being held in San Antonio from […]