INTERIORS Goes Behind the Design of the Yeezus Tour

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 23, 2013
Despite being in the news for various statements and business deals, Kanye West and his team know how to put a performance together. Any audience member at one of the Yeezus live performances would attest that the artist transformed their arena into...

Google Breaks Ground On $82 Million Corporate Jet Facility

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 22, 2013
Tech giant Google is set to break ground on a new corporate jet facility for use by its top executives and other tech industry titans. The sprawling 29-acre facility will feature 270,000 square feet of hangar space and will allow Google to, in effect...

The Standard Hotel 2014 “A Year of Unusual Requests” Calendar

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 18, 2013
Based on 12 of the most unusual notes left by its guests, hotel group The Standard hired multi-communications agency KesselsKramer to design its 2014 calendar. Examples include a television draped in a white sheet because one guest suggested their ro...

East Editions 001 Coffee Table

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 12, 2013
“Working with both established and emerging artists from Australia and around the world, East Editions produces limited edition artist creations for your spaces.” In the brand’s latest collaborative endeavor, we see a handcrafted coffee table with a...

Gardener BB by Michael Lau at GumGumGum

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 12, 2013
Hong Kong-based artist Michael Lau presents this Gardener BB figure from his Gardernergala series. The 12″-tall figure depicts BB, a 2-year-old skateboarding dog and the pet of Max, another member of the series. This figure comes complete with...

LEGO® Architecture Series Marina Bay Sands

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 9, 2013
LEGO’s Architecture Series now turns its attention to Singapore to consider the Marina Bay Sands building. A staple in the Asian metropolis’ skyline since its opening 2010, the building can now consider itself amongst an elite group of LE...

A Look Inside of Frank Sinatra’s New York Penthouse

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 9, 2013
Thanks to its return to the real estate market, we get a glimpse of Frank Sinatra’s famous 3,200-square-foot New York City penthouse. Designed by Ol’ Blue Eyes himself in 1961 and serving as his primary residence until 1972, this spacious condo was d...

Inside Twitter’s Global Headquarters in San Francisco

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 9, 2013
Occupying two floors within a historic 1937 art deco building that once housed the San Francisco Furniture Mart, Twitter grants the world a look inside its new global headquarters. The brainchild of both IA Interior Architects and Lundberg Design, th...

Eleven Ravens $70,000 Ping Pong Table

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 7, 2013
A cool $70,000 separates you and Eleven Ravens’ Stealth table, a high-end foray into luxury ping pong tables. Inspired by the technologically-driven Nighthawk Stealth Bomber, the tables feature both carbon fiber and jet craft aluminum. Packaged...

Inside Dropbox’s San Francisco Headquarters

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 5, 2013
Like many of Silicon Valley’s tech giants, file hosting service Dropbox calls San Francisco its home with a beautifully designed headquarters that puts the usual office place to shame. Situated along the San Francisco Bay in the China Basin nei...

Inside the AirBNB Headquarters in San Francisco

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 4, 2013
Though it is in the distinct business of creating homey accommodations in any location, at the end of the day AirBNB needs its own nest. To cope with its impressive growth over the past few years, the burgeoning website has recently settled in a reva...

A Look Inside the New UNDERCOVER Hong Kong Store

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 4, 2013
Advancing its presence into China’s sprawling Hong Kong metropolis, UNDERCOVER opens its doors to its newest retail location – a space that previously housed the bygone THINK SILLY collective. Situated in Hong Kong’s Chai Wan district, this brick and...

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...