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THRILLS x Dan Elborne “Skull & Bullets” Porcelain Sculptures

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 23, 2014
Inspired by motorcycle culture, punk and skateboarding, each release in THRILLS’ diverse catalog upholds as much narrative as it does style. Its latest offerings are the “Skull & Bullets” porcelain sculptures, a ceramic piece de...

SunnyHills by Kengo Kuma & Associates

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 20, 2014
The idea of hospitality is integral to Japanese business. Developing on this idea, famed architect Kengo Kuma teamed up with a Taiwanese pineapple farmer to create his latest building: SunnyHills. The wooden lattices form a kind of exoskeleton around...

Inside Cisco-Meraki’s San Francisco Office

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 20, 2014
San Francisco-based design firm Studio O+A recently completed work on a new office for Cisco-Meraki’s office in the city. The 110,000-square foot space was envisioned as appearing as simple and easy to use as the wireless routers made by the ne...

Nike Basketball Store in Japan by Specialnormal

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 15, 2014
Japanese design studio Specialnormal has just completed the interior of Nike Basketball’s flagship store in Japan. A space to showcase the latest and greatest from Nike Basketball, the new space features an “initiative zone” at the...

Medicom Toy Bearbrick “10 Designers” Collection Preview

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 10, 2014
For Medicom Toy’s latest Bearbrick collection, the toy and accessories label has collaborated with 10 of the biggest names from the world of fashion. Coinciding with the 10th anniversary of Isetan Men’s, the limited edition Bearbricks are...

A Look Inside Spike Lee’s New York City Townhouse

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 9, 2014
No longer must we wonder what it would be like to kick it in Spike Lee’s crib. With square-footage approaching 8,000, the 5-bedroom space in Manhattan was purchased by Lee for $16 million USD in 1998, yet more recently the famed director has op...

REM Official Trailer

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 6, 2014
Los Angeles cinematographer Tomas Koolhaas has unveiled the trailer to his highly anticipated film, REM. The documentary focuses on the work of Thomas’s father, the famed Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas. REM will explore Koolhaas’s buildings...

Norman Foster Proposes 220km Elevated Bike Path in London

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 3, 2014
As many more urban areas begin to act on their environmental impact, we’re seeing an influx in bike-friendly initiatives, e.g. ensuring the safety of cyclists through the placement of specified bike lanes in between parked cars and sidewalks. In the...

House in Yatsugatake by Kidosaki Architects Studio

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 27, 2013
Home to many landmarks in Japanese culture – which includes a 7th century Buddhist temple – Nagano is a relatively well-sized area in the central part of Honshu. After being commissioned for a residential project near the city, Kidosaki Architects St...

LEGO® Architecture Landmark Series: The Eiffel Tower

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 26, 2013
Easily one of the more recognizable structural landmarks in the world, the Eiffel Tower becomes the newest addition to LEGO’s ongoing architecture series. The building itself has a marvelous history; built on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France, the 1...

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...