Category Archives: film

Reclaimed Material in Industrial Design

It’s always exciting to see the creative ways our customers are able to reuse the materials that we divert from landfill. Part of our mission here at The Resource Exchange is to support local artists, designers, and makers of all kinds who employ creative reuse in their projects. We believe that prioritizing sustainable solutions in design is important for our climate’s future, and a big part of that has to be reuse.  Resource Exchange customer and Senior Industrial Design Major at The University of the Arts, Jose Carpena, demonstrated these ideals in his most recent project. Carpena often puts sustainability at … Continue reading

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Asya completes her senior project at the re!

Asya Milton completed her senior project by volunteering for three weeks here at The Resource Exchange. Asya is graduating cum laude from Germantown Academy this June and will be attending Rochester Institute of Technology in the fall.  My Time at The Resource Exchange by Asya Milton One of my graduation requirements was to complete a “senior project” at the end of the school year. For this project some of my peers chose to do things such as shadowing doctors or traveling, but I knew I wanted to come back to The Resource Exchange. The project requires you to do something outside of … Continue reading

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Untouchable to Wonder Woman: Custom Made Scenery Gets New Life!

Local photographer Celeste Giuliano often finds materials here at The Resource Exchange to use in the sets she puts together for her pin-up shoots. For her latest project, inspired by Wonder Woman, she used the custom made columns that we saved from the major motion picture Untouchable! Over the course of 8 days in her studio, Celeste shot over 40 women, all of them posed as Wonder Woman in the set she built. “Part of that set was inspired by pieces I found at the Resource Exchange. While shopping I discovered a few greek columns that I knew would perfectly replicate … Continue reading

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