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Norman Foster & Frank Gehry Reveal the Battersea Power Station’s Interiors

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 7, 2014
Turning London’s decommissioned coal-fired power station into a multipurpose community, architects Norman Foster and Frank Gehry reveal their preliminary look at the residential spaces in the Battersea Power Station. Spread across a variety of...

the POOL aoyama “Pool” Logo Rug

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 7, 2014
Hiroshi Fujiwara’s the POOL aoyama imprint has released another special product not long after the unveiling of its 2014 fall/winter “Olive” collection, and this time we have a homeware piece, a rug. The black rug features several h...

Ostrich Pillow Mini Kickstarter Launch

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 7, 2014
Ostrich Pillow has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its latest product, the Mini Ostrich Pillow. Having already experienced success with its original model, the designers have decided to further personalize one’s experience with the product...

MUJI Designs Vertical House In Tokyo That Accommodates City Living

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 5, 2014
Making use of little space, Japanese retail company MUJI has designed a home for the city dweller in mind. Making proper use of natural light and sectioned floors, the three-storey home maximizes living space and assembles functions of the daily life...

MOTT32 by Joyce Wang Wins World Interior of the Year 2014

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 5, 2014
Coinciding with the World Architecture Festival in Singapore, its interior design equivalent INSIDE Festival has chosen Hong Kong-based Joyce Wang Interiors as the winners of the World Interior of the Year 2014 with its stunning design for high-end r...

History of the Computer Desk by the Harvard Innovation Lab

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 5, 2014
The advances of technology are often best visualized when comparing the many physical devices that have become obsolete, their functions uploaded into the cloud or compressed into a smartphone app. The Harvard Innovation Lab has endeavored to show ex...

Le MISTRAL Gift Shop by JP architects

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 5, 2014
Seemingly inspired by science-fiction movie Tron, JP architects has designed a stark, geometric space in Tokyo for the Le MISTRAL Gift Shop. In this space, European sundries are displayed within strict grids that span the walls, floor and central dis...

LEGO Is Releasing a 2,000-Piece Version of Boba Fett’s Slave I from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 4, 2014
For what is sure to please a number of fans, the Star Wars Slave I will be releasing in a LEGO format. If unfamiliar, the iconic vehicle was Boba Fett’s bounty hunter ship from The Empire Strikes Back and it returns in this 1,995-piece toy that...

How to Turn a Rug Into a Sofa with Alessandro Isola

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 3, 2014
An all-too-common ridge formed from the bunching of a rug is ordinarily looked at as an eyesore or hazard and immediately stretched back to its intended flat surface. Similar to his “Stumble Upon” Rug piece however, Italian designer Aless...

Evernote Organizes Your Desk With Laptop Stands

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 3, 2014
Following on from products such as the Moleskine Smart Notebook, Evernote continues with its strategy of creating physical products for users of its popular productivity app by expanding into desktop furniture. As part of the Pfeiffer Collection, the...

HUH. Looks Back at Apple’s Website Changes Since 1997

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 2, 2014
Since its inception in 1976, Apple has steadily grown to be a world-leader in technology and consumer electronics. Making a groundbreaking initial mark in the computer technology industry in 1998, Apple introduced the all-in-one computer, the iMac G3...

Briefly: A Short Film to Help Inform and Inspire Future Generations

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 1, 2014
Following last week’s preview, creative firm Bassett & Partners has released a short film that explores the meaning of a design brief from the perspective of a variety of creative visionaries. The 26-minute film is made up of a series of on...

Boris Tellegen x Case Studyo “A Concrete Toy”

DesignComments ⋅ Sep 28, 2014
Boris Tellegen teams up with Case Studyo to release a smaller version of his 4.5-meter-tall wood “Toy” sculpture. Originally displayed in 2005, “A Concrete Toy” receives its name from Tellegen’s roots in graffiti (toy me...

Karakoy Loft by Ofist Istanbul

DesignComments ⋅ Sep 25, 2014
Perfectly suited for a 45-year-old bachelor, here’s a look at the Karakoy Loft by Ofist in Istanbul, Turkey. The 180-square-meter living space was designed around the client’s outdoorsy personality, with the keywords natural, neutral, comfortab...

Shell V-Power Lego Collection

DesignComments ⋅ Sep 24, 2014
Here to make many children (in age or at heart) happy is the Shell V Power Lego Collection. The collection features four Ferrari racing car models, namely the F138, 250 GTO, F12 Berlinetta and the 512 S. Also included are a fuel tanker, gas station a...