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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hemicycle Spring House Looking to Raise $100,000 USD for Restoration

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 29, 2014
The Spring House – the only private home in Florida designed by the great Frank Lloyd Wright – is looking for some help to preserve its legacy. Built in the ’50s for George and Clifton Lewis and their large family, the design of this home embod...

The Long Brick House by Földes & Co. Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 28, 2014
A home in which a classic, minimalist aesthetic works around intellectual values, we present a look at the Long Brick House completed by Földes & Co. Architects in 2013. Nestled in the side of the Big-Proud Peak in Pilisborosjeno, Hungary, this h...

The World’s Most Expensive Apartment

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 28, 2014
Set to be the world’s most expensive apartment upon completion, The Sky Penthouse is well under construction. Located in Monaco, the 35,500-square-foot penthouse is slated to hit the market with a cool $400 million USD price tag. With features...

Alessandro Isola “Stumble Upon” Rug

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 26, 2014
Seeing a small crease, fold, or wrinkle in your carpet or rug tends to be an annoyance that brings out the best in our OCD. With his latest creation, Italian industrial designer and architect Alessandro Isola “enhances those folds and curves creating...

Infinity House by AABE Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum & Partners

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 25, 2014
A daydream of epic lines and breathtaking views, the Infinity House in Baleares, Spain is the stuff of music video or photo shoot lore. Designed by Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum & Partners (AABE), the grand edifice was conceived to s...

Moku’s “Desktop Furniture ” Beautifully Displays Your Tablets and Laptop

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 24, 2014
Moku’s father-son duo originally launched their first Desktop Chair as a means to display your tablet in a simple yet attractive manner. Successfully crowd-funded, Moku’s aim is to combine industrial design, ergonomics and woodcraft toget...

LEGO is Building an Experience Center in Denmark

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 21, 2014
Lego continues to make its playful stamp on the world and the latest project from the Scandinavian brand is an “Experience Center.” As expected, the building will look like it has been constructed from LEGO bricks and will serve as a new...

Inside LEGO’s Istanbul Headquarters

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 21, 2014
A few weeks ago we had a look at LEGO’s Denmark headquarters in Copenhagen, now here’s a glimpse inside the prominent toy company’s headquarters across the other side of Europe in Istanbul, Turkey. Although the 350-square-meter offi...

Catch the Views House by LAND arquitectos

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 20, 2014
Like its name already suggests, this LAND arquitectos-designed minimalist home located in Chile’s Valparaíso Region captures the unique scenic views of its surroundings through the three-armed plan made up of two storeys. The 593-square-meter h...

Blackbird Vol. 4 “Mastercraft”

LifestyleComments ⋅ Aug 19, 2014
The team behind Obscura presents the fourth volume of its automotive journal, Blackbird. Entitled “Mastercraft,” volume 4 highlights the Ferrari 500 Mondial–from its revival by master restoration specialist Andy Greene to its reunio...

Hotchkiss Residence by Scott Edwards Architecture

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 14, 2014
This incredible 2,000sf home designed by Portland-based Scott Edwards Architecture is located on the banks of the Columbia River in Vancouver, Washington. Its rustic and outdoor appeal, combined with its luxurious features makes this one-level home a...

A Look Inside Jony Ive’s San Francisco House

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 11, 2014
As the man responsible for Apple’s slick design language, Sir Jonathan Ive certainly knows a thing or two about good design, and one look at his stunning $17 million USD home in San Francisco and it’s evident that his taste extends to pro...

Hermès Le Flâneur Sportif d’Hermès Carbon Bike

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 7, 2014
A sportier version of the classically-designed Le Flâneur d’Hermès, French fashion house Hermès premieres its second or two carbon fiber bikes. Aptly dubbed the Le Flâneur Sportif d’Hermès, this elegantly crafted two-wheeler sports a clean and reliab...

Inside LEGO’s Denmark Headquarters

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 1, 2014
LEGO has been a superior force in the toy industry and has continued to drive the imaginations of children and adults alike with colorful interlocking plastic bricks since 1949. Now we get a glimpse into the spaces where engineering and artistry coll...

Fendi to Open Chateau Ocean Condos in Miami

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 30, 2014
Expanding its artistic scope beyond the realm of style, luxury fashion house Fendi has announced its plan to open the Chateau Ocean Condominiums in Miami. Partnering with real estate firm Chateau Group, this beachfront property will be located in the...