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Pierre Gimbergues x Peugeot Design Lab ONYX Sofa

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 28, 2014
Crafted from carbon fiber and Volvic lava stone, the ONYX Sofa designed by Pierre Gimbergues for Peugeot Design Lab was recently unveiled at Milan Design Week. The sofa is one in a series of uniquely designed pieces, all crafted from materials such a...

The Making of Hong Kong’s Iconic Neon Signs

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 28, 2014
As a city that never sleeps, Hong Kong is famous for being lit 24/7 by a sea of brightly colored lights. In this video by Neonsigns.HK, the process and history behind the metropolis’s iconic neon signs is explored through the voices of the mast...

Paul Smith x Carl Hansen & Søn Shell Chair

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 28, 2014
British designer Paul Smith reinterprets the Carl Hansen & Søn Shell Chair to help the innovative furniture maker celebrate its 50th anniversary. First designed by Hans J. Wegner, Smith tweaks his original pattern using thinner multi-colored stri...

G-Star RAW’s Amsterdam Headquarters

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 25, 2014
Helmed by the creative design team at OMA architecture, G-Star RAW recently opened its Amsterdam headquarters for a public viewing. Building its concept from an airport hangar, the three-storey infrastructure echos the brand’s bold aesthetics,...

Check Out This Transforming Studio in New York City

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 24, 2014
In the past, intelligently designed living spaces may have been looked upon as novelties, yet as metropolitan areas around the world become increasingly dense, the reality of micro-apartments becomes evident. One particularly remarkable 420-square-fo...

Check Out Graham Hill’s Million-Dollar “Micro-Living” NYC Apartment

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 20, 2014
In 2010, Graham Hill decided to simplify his life by constructing an apartment that could offer all the functionality of typical city living in as little space as possible. With plenty of help from Romanian design students Catalin Sandu and Adrian Ia...

Field Notes “Shelterwood” Edition Made from Real Wood

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 20, 2014
Field Notes presents a “Shelterwood” edition of its trademark micro notebooks with covers made of actual wood. Sold in packs of three, the covers are made from American Cherry wood backed with kraft paper for durability. The use of real w...

HM Treasury Unveils New £1 GBP Coin

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 19, 2014
Everyday we talk about what’s new and what it’ll cost, yet it’s rare seeing new currency featured on these viral pages – it’s just not something that happens often. There’s a different feeling in the air today however, as Her Majesty’s Treasury...

Google Amsterdam Offices by D/DOCK

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 18, 2014
Designed by D/DOCK, the reimagined interior office space for Google Amsterdam drew its inspiration from the garage in which Google’s founders started the tech giant as it features quirky elements like graffiti, exposed brick wallpaper, open ceilings...

Egue and Seta Transform a Commercial Space Into a Modern Loft

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 17, 2014
Burgeoning Spanish interior design label Egue and Seta have unveiled their latest project, reclaiming a sparse industrial space in the name of contemporary interior design. Located in the quiet city of Terrassa in Catalonia, Spain, the design label j...

Cliq Magnetic Clothing Hangers

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 17, 2014
Designers Georg Dwalischwili and Janis Karklins of Flow Design have revolutionized the archetypal clothing hanger by eliminating the hook that is needed to hang from your closet’s horizontal bar. Dubbed the “Cliq,” this invention uses magnets that no...

Hot Toys Captain America “Golden Age Version” Collectible Figure

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 17, 2014
With the opening of Captain America: The Winter Soldier just weeks away, Hot Toys premieres its latest collectible figurine made to match the likeness of S.H.I.E.L.D. member Steve Rodgers played by actor Chris Evans. Although the trailer we posted a...

“Font Men” Explores the World’s Greatest Typography Studio

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 13, 2014
On the surface, it seems as if fonts are of little consequence; they’re simply vehicles for the greater goal: to transmit information. This understanding though, ignores the fact that typefaces communicate more than the words they carry, but wi...

Beam & Anchor’s Custom Pendleton Eames Rocking Chair

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 13, 2014
Portland, Oregon-based design studio Beam & Anchor presents a Classic Herman Miller Eames rocking chair reupholstered with wool from fellow heritage brand Pendleton Woolen Mills. The rocker features an original walnut rocking base with a wool cov...

HUF x Modernica Green Fiberglass Shell Chair

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 7, 2014
HUF recently teamed up with LA-based furniture manufacturer Modernica to produce its own unique rendition of the classic Fiberglass Shell Chair. Coinciding with Modernica’s “52 Colors in 52 Weeks” project, the HUF Green Fiberglas Sh...