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Kidrobot x The Simpsons Zombie Treehouse of Horror

DesignComments ⋅ Sep 8, 2013
Although a little early for October 31, Kidrobot lends itself to the reappropriation of everyone’s favorite animated family, The Simpsons in a horrific rendition titled “Zombie Treehouse of Horror.” The 3″ vinyls are glow in t...

ophelis Design Docks Furniture System

DesignComments ⋅ Sep 3, 2013
With the idea that our office is not only a workplace but a place of habitat, Björn Meier and Till Grosch present the Docks furniture system — a minimalist, open space concept that bridges various home appliances together for greater relaxation...

A Redesign of Nike’s London HQ

DesignComments ⋅ Sep 2, 2013
While Nike’s sprawling Beaverton campus represents a pinnacle of sorts for the contemporary and modern workplace, the sportswear giant’s London digs look to be on par with that of the American HQ thanks to a recently completed redesign at...

Dieter Rams ‘das programm’ @ Paul Smith No. 9 Albemarle Street

DesignComments ⋅ Sep 2, 2013
As Paul Smith opens the doors to his latest retail space – a remodeled expansion of the current Paul Smith boutique at the corner of Albemarle and Stafford Street in London – the English designer is set to play host to a brand new exhibit...

NOWNESS Looks at the Growth of Architecture and Creativity in China

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 31, 2013
The rapid pace and culturalization of China has been an important topic over the last few years. While many lament the lack of creative and uniquely Chinese ideas surfacing, the superpower’s ability to contribute to the creative world is certai...

A Bathing Ape x 24karats x Medicom Toy 100% Bearbrick

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 23, 2013
A Bathing Ape, Japanese label 24karats and Medicom Toy have come together to create a collaborative take on the 100%-sized Bearbrick. Sporting a black base with contrasting grey “stitching,” the Bearbrick is marked by a faux APE HEAD R...

Star Wars x Medicom Toy 400% Boba Fett Bearbrick

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 23, 2013
Previously crafted in Kubrick, RAH and KAWS Companion form, iconic Star Wars bounty hunter Boba Fett returns for yet another Medicom Toy treatment – this time as a 400% Bearbrick. As per usual, the figure retains the character’s signature...

Amazon.co.jp x Medicom Toy 100% & 400% Bearbricks

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 22, 2013
For its latest collaborative take on the ubiquitous Bearbrick, Medicom Toy has tapped Amazon’s Japanese imprint for 100% and 400% editions of the figure. Identical in design, the ursine toys resemble Amazon’s cardboard packaging and featu...

MO-TO: Modern Vintage Toy Cars

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 22, 2013
Childhood friends and co-founders of Candylab Toys Vlad and Florin look to bring classic American toy cars to a new generation of kids and kidults alike with their MO-TO series. Drawing inspiration from the American modernist designs of the ’50...

NEIGHBORHOOD x Coca-Cola Zero Road Bike Preview

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 20, 2013
Completing our preview to the NEIGHBORHOOD x Coca-Cola Zero collaborative collection, the brand’s own Shinsuke Takizawa comes forward with imagery to their dual-branded multi-geared bicycle. Inspired by those traveling under the night sky, the all-bl...

McLaren and Specialized Team Up to Create the World’s Fastest Road Bike

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 16, 2013
Long at the pinnacle of their respective fields, British racing expert McLaren and California-based bicycle manufacturer Specialized have come together to create the Specialized McLaren Venge: the world’s fastest road bike. Putting their heads...

Skype Headquarters in Palo Alto

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 15, 2013
A little while ago we showed you the Skype offices in Stockholm, now we offer a glimpse at the Skype headquarters in Palo Alto. Designed by San Francisco-based architecture imprint Design Blitz, the dynamic space brings forth themes of sustainability...

mastermind JAPAN x STRICT-G PG 1/60 RX-78-2 Gundam

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 12, 2013
A pairing of two heavyweights in their respected fields, mastermind JAPAN has teamed up with STRICT-G on a capsule collection that hosts a tote, hoodie and three Gundam T-shirts, alongside an exclusive PG 1/60 RX-78-2 Gundam toy. Stamped with both br...

Jin Akihiro Woodworks KIKISA Y’s Coffee JINCUP

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 12, 2013
Yohji Yamamoto-founded Y’s and Akihiro Woodworks come together to produce the JINCUP, a wooden coffee mug. The drinking surface is sanded down to a smooth finish while the octagonal body is crafted out of tabunoki, a type of evergreen tree nati...

Keep Things Out of Sight with the Cardok

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 10, 2013
It may look like something from a James Bond movie, but Cardok’s underground parking solution was designed for regular homeowners and automobile enthusiasts alike. A galvanized steel, electro-hydraulic lift system, the Cardok doubles parking sp...