Press

Dwell

Dwell

(2005) "The iconic Victor Victrola trumpet speaker has been underexposed for almost a century now. Some clever students of the RISD product-design program built an updated version."

I Want That! Tech Toys (HGTV)

I Want That! Tech Toys (HGTV)

HGTV's I Want That! Tech Toys gives viewers a look at the Sound Machine's diverse entertaining qualities.

Marth Stewart (CBS)

Marth Stewart (CBS)

(2006) The Sound Machine makes a guest appearance on Martha Stewart's daytime television show on CBS.

New York Times

New York Times

(2006) "On Monday evening revelers landed on the Living Spaces show in a gallery space, Supreme Trading, on North Eighth Street, which by midnight was packed with what seemed like the entire population of Brooklyn. Before then you could get a good look at the designs, which included the polished steel Flow Lamp by CucumberLab [aka Blan & Reed], a design time in Pawtucket, RI."

Metropolitan Home

Metropolitan Home

(2004) The Flow Lamp was part of Metropolitan Home's "Fifty Nifty Girfts with a Presence." Other designers in the artile included Calvin Klein, Todd Oldham, and Konstantin Gricic among others.

Wallpaper

Wallpaper

(2004) Andrew Reed is named one of the 15 Most Wanted Designers by Wallpaper magazine.

Interior Design

Interior Design

(2006) "Fresh out of RISD graduate school, sculptor Ben Blanc and technofile Andrew Reed formed CucumberLab, a firm that's designed such niche items such as a hybrid audio and wine cabinet."

Clear

Clear

(2006) "The best of both worlds approach can be seen in two prototypes the duo featured at this year's Salone de Satellite: the CucumberLab Phonograph and Coffee Table. Tunes, Blooms, and the best products in town. Sounds like CucumberLab is definitely ready for market."

Ottagono

Ottagono

(2006) "Unwoven Pillows, the clear nylon lining is delightful to touch and reveals the padding, made of cotton threads. Design by CucumberLab, the studio of Ben Blanc and Andrew Reed."

Arhitectura

Arhitectura

(2005) "It's a life and death competition for drawing the attention, where success is measured by visibility, by the interest one may raise to the public and especially to the producers. And to the press. Well, in all the of exhibiting and explosion of ideas, I liked mostly CucumberLab by far."