July 16, 2012

This feels like the soundtrack to our lives.

fleetfoxessing:

“I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by The Proclaimers

Download the mp3 here.

Watch the original video.

July 12, 2012
Flock Houses. Tonight 7/12 @ 3rd Ward, learn about the sustainable living, pod-like structures that may be what the future of cities looks like, with creator Mary Mattingly.
RSVP HERE: http://bit.ly/Lc3CF3

Flock Houses. Tonight 7/12 @ 3rd Ward, learn about the sustainable living, pod-like structures that may be what the future of cities looks like, with creator Mary Mattingly.

RSVP HERE: http://bit.ly/Lc3CF3

July 5, 2012
SALE SALE SALE!!!

SALE SALE SALE!!!

July 5, 2012
phillipstearns:

Eyebeam needs your help!
Pledge at the $100+ level and receive a one of a kind working print (of an image like the one above) by Phillip Stearns, artist behind Year of the Glitch.

Eyebeam, the leading American organization supporting artists that work with technology, is launching a Kickstarter campaign to build a new, more public entrance into our building in Chelsea’s gallery district.  This renovation will give us and you a multi-use exhibition and presentation space in addition to our existing bookstore. To do this, we need your help.

phillipstearns:

Eyebeam needs your help!

Pledge at the $100+ level and receive a one of a kind working print (of an image like the one above) by Phillip Stearns, artist behind Year of the Glitch.

Eyebeam, the leading American organization supporting artists that work with technology, is launching a Kickstarter campaign to build a new, more public entrance into our building in Chelsea’s gallery district.  This renovation will give us and you a multi-use exhibition and presentation space in addition to our existing bookstore. To do this, we need your help.

(Source: )

July 4, 2012

You know you want to do some Lost Wax Casting. Now’s your chance since all classes are 20% off!

June 28, 2012
New Courses & Events at 3rd Ward! (and don’t forget to vote)
Toy Design
Robotic Arm
Terraform Event Series
Vote for 3rd Ward

New Courses & Events at 3rd Ward! (and don’t forget to vote)

Toy Design

Robotic Arm

Terraform Event Series

Vote for 3rd Ward

June 27, 2012
The Sounder : Amplify Your iPad/iPod (A Kickstarter Project)

Our members are designers and visionaries that we love to support. 

We love The Sounder, a gorgeous amplifier that has a simplicity of form and function that’s super travel-friendly. Inventor Howard Fink is a dedicated 3rd Ward member. 

The Sounder is an iPad and iPhone stand and natural amplifier that doubles the volume when you place your iPad in the slot.. No wires or plugs, just amplification with this handy stand.

Each piece is made from wood salvaged from 19th century factories or reclaimed from demolition sites. Each Sounder has a bit of history, a wholly modern piece crafted from the wood of 200 yr old trees.

Here’s his Kickstarter video. Help Howard bring The Sounder to production by donating today!

CLICK HERE TO SUPPORT THE SOUNDER PROJECT »>

The Sounder by Howard Fink

The Sounder // Image courtesy of Howard Fink

Made from reclaimed wood from the 19th century

June 27, 2012

DIY PRINTMAKING @ 3RD WARD

To Enroll: http://bit.ly/MU9jJO

Courtesy of Katie Shulman, http://suzannetakesyoudown.tumblr.com/

June 27, 2012
3RD WARD WILL BE AT HELL’S KITCHEN FLEA! 
fleaspeech:

Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market and 3rd Ward announces Member Made @ Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market Saturday and Sunday, July 14 & 15, 2012, 10am-5pm, showcasing member artists and their designs from 3rd Ward’s acclaimed workspace and education center in Brooklyn. A selection of members will be at the market with original designs made in NYC including furniture, lighting, jewelry, clothing and home wares.
Designers include:Ether Atelier: custom surfaced furniture in bronze ottoman Sting Ray leather;Let Love Reign: messenger bags made from from gender equality campaign;Lisa DiClerico: hand-made jewelry;Natural Crafts: hand carved one-of-a-kind wooden spoons;Stephane Hubert Design: home accessories, utensils, lamps and furniture;Stockpile Design: furniture and light fixtures from repurposed and spend military ammo;Valencia Design: custom furniture and light fixtures; Yorkwood Furniture Co: steel and Wood custom furniture from reclaimed wood; and more!Where: Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market is located at 39th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues.
When: Saturday and Sunday, July 14 & 15, 2012, 10am-5pm
(Rain date: July 23 & 24)
STAY TUNED FOR CONTESTS AND MORE UPDATES! 
***
3rd Ward is a community of thinkers, tinkerers, and makers. We believe that anyone can be a maker, and we want to build a world where makers forge the future. At 3rd Ward, we understand that each part of the creative process presents a unique set of challenges. Our dynamic facilities are designed to provide the environment, tools, and experiences to bring your ideas to life.

3RD WARD WILL BE AT HELL’S KITCHEN FLEA! 

fleaspeech:

Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market and 3rd Ward announces Member Made @ Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market Saturday and Sunday, July 14 & 15, 2012, 10am-5pm, showcasing member artists and their designs from 3rd Ward’s acclaimed workspace and education center in Brooklyn. A selection of members will be at the market with original designs made in NYC including furniture, lighting, jewelry, clothing and home wares.

Designers include:
Ether Atelier: custom surfaced furniture in bronze ottoman Sting Ray leather;
Let Love Reign: messenger bags made from from gender equality campaign;
Lisa DiClerico: hand-made jewelry;
Natural Crafts: hand carved one-of-a-kind wooden spoons;
Stephane Hubert Design: home accessories, utensils, lamps and furniture;
Stockpile Design: furniture and light fixtures from repurposed and spend military ammo;
Valencia Design: custom furniture and light fixtures; Yorkwood Furniture Co: steel and Wood custom furniture from reclaimed wood; and more!
Where: Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market is located at 39th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues.

When: Saturday and Sunday, July 14 & 15, 2012, 10am-5pm

(Rain date: July 23 & 24)

STAY TUNED FOR CONTESTS AND MORE UPDATES!

***

3rd Ward is a community of thinkers, tinkerers, and makers. We believe that anyone can be a maker, and we want to build a world where makers forge the future. At 3rd Ward, we understand that each part of the creative process presents a unique set of challenges. Our dynamic facilities are designed to provide the environment, tools, and experiences to bring your ideas to life.

June 26, 2012
Mission Small Business // Vote for 3rd Ward + $250K grant

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