Karen MacKay is an industrial designer and glass artist currently focusing her work on urban agriculture solutions and habits for urban wildlife. Karen’s interest in art began as early as her first memories. Throughout high school and college she explored various mediums, including painting, drawing, sculpture and glass blowing. In 2002 Karen graduated from the University of North Carolina Asheville with a BA in Philosophy and recently graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Master of Industrial Design. Since an early age, Karen has maintained a passionate relationship with both art and nature. She loves to spend time in the outdoors, usually with her dog Abbey. As a designer, her expertise in sustainable design integrates her passion for all things natural and her insatiable desire to create. Karen has worked as a sustainability consultant to various design and architecture firms and is currently continuing to develop a vertical farming device for in-home use.
By Karen MacKay on March 22, 2012
Google hopes its new water recycling plant will help reduce costs, as well as impact on the surrounding ecosystem.
By Karen MacKay on March 9, 2012
Through simple interactions with the glass case, customers can simply point to an item to see more information including price and product description.
By Karen MacKay on February 27, 2012
In addition to lowering the carbon footprint of transporting their produce, Permaganic is hoping to add new charm to the city with these trikes.
By Karen MacKay on February 16, 2012
Containing no traceable amounts of Pthalates or BPA, and manufactured with no external coatings, these creative toys are healthy and safe for kids.
By Karen MacKay on February 14, 2012
The National Park Service will offer reusable water bottles to parched adventurers instead of wasteful plastic ones.