A collection of the latest news and updates from Magma Build Studios including company news, project features, and behind-the-scenes fabrication stories.
2022 LIT Lighting Design Awards Honorable Mention
Designed by Magma Build Studio’s Chairman and Co-Founder, Aric Wanveer, our Aura Lighting System won Honorable Mention in the 2022 LIT Design Awards. The LIT Design Awards™ celebrate the top lighting designers in the world.
The Truth in This Art Podcast: Featuring Aric Wanveer
The Truth In This Art interviewed our founder Aric Wanveer. Through his engaging interviews, guests discuss their work, inspirations, and challenges, providing insight into the world of arts and culture.
Brewery Lighting and Architectural Design
Converting the Crown Cork & Seal factory building, built in 1898, into a brewery and brewpub was a labor of love. Magma Build Studios partnered with the owner to brainstorm ideas and them to life.
Lighting a New York Food Hall
The Deco Food + Drink celebrates New York City culture in the heart of Manhattan. Magma Build Studios helped shine a light on space through the design and fabrication of several custom lighting installations.
Marvel at the oversized polished and stain brass doors. Spot the antique bronze floor inlay. Examine the custom rotating liquor storage. Follow the various railing systems and integrated speakers. There is high polish brass and intricate detail in every direction.
Illuminated Restaurant Shelving
From the elegant modern ambience of Casa Dani and Katsuya to the sultry lounge style of S-Bar, The Citizen’s culinary market in New York City is far beyond the traditional dining hall experience. Magma Build Studios developed custom illuminated shelving and framing systems for this restaurant group.
Creating a Residential Sanctuary
The owners wanted their house to feel like walking into a resort. An escape from the everyday. Check out how we transformed their basement into multifunctional entertainment space.
Handcrafted America: Glass Faucets
Magma Build Studios and our iconic glass faucets were featured on Handcrafted America. The episode originally aired in 2018 and reruns regularly. View the clip from INSP.
How It’s Made: Glass Faucets
Glass Faucets from Magma Build Studios were featured on How It’s Made on the Science Channel. View the clip about how glass faucets are made.
Baltimore Business Journal: “How I made a faucet into art”
The Baltimore Business Journal caught up with our very own Aric Wanveer and Eric Hanson to talk about how Magma Build got its start, how it plans to grow and what’s so special about a glass faucet. Here are few highlights or you can read the full article here. "How...
What We Do
Magma Build Studios is a multi-discipline design fabrication studio with offices in Baltimore and Brooklyn.
Oversized double hung doors, ADA-compliant brass railings, and intricate wall systems are all part of our portfolio. We're an architect's best friend.
Furnishings & Decor
The furnishings and décor that define your space reflect your aesthetic vision. You want people to say “Wow”, so let us help you make that happen.
Make the faucet the center of attention in your kitchen, bath, or bar. Our Tapologie faucets are durable, functional pieces of art.
Our hand-made wall sconces, lamps, chandeliers, and other lighting fixtures range from simple to elaborate and everything in between.
Your production team should be an extension of your vision. Magma Build Studios studied the work that inspired you and we love a challenge.