Peter’s House by Craig Steely Architecture

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 6, 2014
Overlooking San Francisco’s Dolores Park – and located on a steep site as it borders a beautiful public garden – is “Peter’s House,” an 1,800-square-foot home from SF-based Craig Steely Architecture. Efficiently bu...

HEXI Responsive Wall by Thibaut Sld

DesignComments ⋅ Feb 26, 2014
Adding to his “portfolio of self-initiated projects where geometry, light, mechanisms and interaction collide,” Canada-based artist Thibaut Sld has created “HEXI” – a responsive wall that reacts to nearby movement. Creat...

Inside the European Space Agency

DesignComments ⋅ Feb 24, 2014
Photographer Edgar Martins had the unique opportunity of working with the European Space Agency to document the agency and the work it does. Working over 18 months, the photographer has managed to capture the most comprehensive photo survey of the ag...

The Fixie Pizza Cutter

DesignComments ⋅ Feb 21, 2014
Bringing together two ubiquitous favorites, DoIY now features a new way to divvy homemade slices. The Fixie Pizza Cutter is an admittedly cute take on the traditional handheld pizza cutter, mimicking the popular bike style and throwing in an addition...

Alfa Romeo x Compagnia Ducale IFD 4C Carbon Fiber Road Bike

DesignComments ⋅ Feb 20, 2014
Alfa Romeo and Compagnia Ducale have teamed up to produce the IFD 4C carbon fiber road bike. A tribute to Alfa Romeo’s 4C roadster, the bike’s frame is designed to represent a ’4′ and features elements made from the same carbo...

Comcast Silicon Valley Innovation Center by Design Blitz

DesignComments ⋅ Feb 19, 2014
Previously noted for their dynamic presentation of the Skype Headquarters in Palo Alto, San Francisco-based Design Blitz serves up yet another architectural offering with the Comcast Silicon Valley Innovation Center. The 31,000-square-foot office sit...

A Bathing Ape BABY MILO® MODEL KIT

DesignComments ⋅ Feb 17, 2014
A Bathing Ape recently released a special BABY MILO MODEL KIT as a gift to customers shopping at select BAPE brand purveyors. The limited-edition kit features a BABY MILO figurine similar to the previously released General Ape version with the iconic...

A Look Inside the University of Oregon Hatfield-Dowlin Complex by ZGF Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Feb 13, 2014
Having already toured its Matthew Knight Arena and Training Facility, the University of Oregon provides a comprehensive look at its Hatfield-Dowlin Complex designed by ZGF Architects. Serving as a physical representation of the strength and innovatio...

Sony Sells Waterproof Walkman in Bottles of Water

DesignComments ⋅ Feb 13, 2014
Originally unveiled back in January of 2013 as CES in Las Vegas, Sony’s completely waterproof Walkman design has reentered the limelight thanks to the tech giant’s latest campaign with draftfcb. Highlighting its 100% waterproof design, th...

Mercedes-Benz G500 SWB 6.1 Widestar by Brabus

DesignComments ⋅ Feb 13, 2014
Mercedes-Benz may have phased out the G-Class SWB back in 2011, but that hasn’t stopped Brabus from introducing a brand new upgrade kit for the defunct three-door SUV. Making use of the G500 BA3 Final Edition, the customized G-Class bears the B...

Noon Studio The Steel Stool

DesignComments ⋅ Feb 12, 2014
Noon Studio, a London and Avignon based design office, has released a minimal, multi-purpose stool that embodies the agency’s British and French heritage via high-quality craftsmanship and Provencal French-inspired design. The simple and clean...

Cody Hudson for Case Studyo “Vibes Melt Down 2043″ Sculptures

DesignComments ⋅ Feb 11, 2014
Purveyors of the curious and cute, Case Studyo’s latest is a collaborative endeavor with Chicago-based artist Cody Hudson. “Vibes Melt Down 2043″ is a series of sleek 20cm x 20cm objects meant to promote everyday revelations – those...

Rise Sofa by Note Design Studio

DesignComments ⋅ Feb 11, 2014
Designed to work just as well in public spaces as it does in a home environment, Note Design Studio was commissioned by manufacturer Fogia to create the Rise Sofa. Built with a distinct wood base and soft upholstered cushions, the Rise Sofa bears a s...

Klemens Torggler The Origami “Evolution” Door

DesignComments ⋅ Feb 11, 2014
Turning a simple concept that’s remained virtually untouched for centuries, Austrian design firm Klemens Torggler introduces the origami “Evolution” door. Although the above video has been circulating around the web for some time now, we couldn’t hel...

Bompas & Parr Present the World’s First Gherkin Chandelier Video

DesignComments ⋅ Feb 7, 2014
Culinary experimentalists Sam Bompas and Harry Parr of Bompas & Parr present this video exploring the untapped electrical potential of pickles. The result is a chandelier made of  no less than 60 gherkins wired together to produce light. On the s...