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Marco Sodano Pixilates Classic Masterpieces Using LEGO

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 4, 2013
Italian artist Marco Sodano comes to us today to shed a new light on the usage of LEGO bricks. Illustrating the concept that all children are pure artisans when using the perennial construction toy, Sodano reimagines three classic paintings – Da Vinc...

A SKATING APE Special Novelty Fingerboard

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 3, 2013
To commemorate the launch of its latest diffusion, A SKATING APE, BAPE has released this novelty fingerboard as a gift for customers buying from BAPEXCLUSIVE and BAPE STORE locations. The board features the A SKATING APE logo on the top and comes in...

Poland’s Tobaco Hotel by EC-5

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 2, 2013
Flipping the site of a former cigarette factory, Polish design and architecture studio EC-5 has officially opened the doors to its modernized “Tobaco Hotel.” Located in the historic factory district of Poland’s third-largest city Łó...

Lucid Stead Transparent Cabin

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 29, 2013
Having been commissioned to create more than a dozen public art displays over the last five years in various cities throughout the United States, Phillip K. Smith III debuts his latest installation titled the Lucid Stead Transparent Cabin. Traveling...

Jump Studios Design the Google Madrid Headquarters

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 29, 2013
Nominee for the BD Architect of the Year Award for 2013, London-based design house Jump Studios has brought its creative edge to the Google Headquarters in Madrid. Working with warm earthy tones that compliment the headquarters’ open spaces and...

Marsmers Creates “Sliced Eat” Sticky Notes

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 28, 2013
Seoul-based design studio Marsmers presents the “Sliced Eat” sticky notes, a whimsical offering great for fooling friends and providing mouth-watering alternatives to Post-it notes. The “Sliced Eat” notes come in two types of...

Medicom Toy 2013 “Merry Christmas” 100% Bearbricks

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 25, 2013
Medicom Toy releases its latest annual installment of celebratory Christmas-themed Bearbricks with a brand new duo for 2013. Coming in 100% form, this year’s drop includes a miniature ursine version of Santa Claus – complete with his sign...

Anagrama Design Studio Rebrand’s Nordic House’s Dry Cleaning

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 21, 2013
Anagrama Design Studio has teamed up with San Fransisco-based launderer Nordic House on a move to redefine garment care and change the image of dry cleaning from a simple necessity to a stylistic advancement. Building a visual off clean geometric ang...

Garrett Leight California Optical Presents: Spectacle Magazine Edition 2

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 20, 2013
Coinciding with the release of the publication, West Coast eyewear label Garrett Leight California Optical presents a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the second edition of its Spectacle Magazine. Not confined solely to eyewear, the new issu...

Watch Kanye West’s Short Talk on the Impact of Design and Creativity at the Harvard School of Design

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 19, 2013
Earlier this week, Kanye West made a personal visit to the Harvard School of Design alongside fiancée Kim Kardashian and DONDA Creative Director Virgil Abloh. The visit provided West the chance to interact and take in the work of Harvard’s fine...

Zaha Hadid Unveils Design for Qatar 2022 World Cup Stadium

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 18, 2013
Legendary architect Zaha Hadid continues to roll out designs during an already prolific year, with the designer now unveiling her work for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Just one of a potential nine stadiums to be constructed in the country, this parti...

Architecture for Dogs

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 18, 2013
Inspired by the indoor life of many urban dogs, a team of Japanese designers have recently launched a new initiative to create transportation and play stations for our favorite canine companions. Aptly titled Architecture for Dogs, the project assert...

The LEGO® Movie Sets

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 15, 2013
A new range of LEGO® incarnations has arrived as a nod to the scenes and characters of The LEGO Movie. Slated for release in 2014, the computer-animated adventure flick is previewed through a handful of constructable movie sets that follow the protag...

Philippe Starck Designs Netatmo’s Smartphone-Controlled Thermostat

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 15, 2013
Phillipe Stark has partnered with Paris-based electronics firm Netatmo in creating a device to remotely monitor energy consumption in the home. A company that specializes in cutting-edge consumer technology and apps, this time around Netatmo’s...

How2work x Michael Lau Garden (Palm)er Series

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 13, 2013
Fans of Michael Lau will be pleased to learn about the new Garden(palm)er series. The toy designer is releasing a mini version of the 12″ Gardener series where the toys are made exactly to 1/12 the size of the originals. This collaboration with...