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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...

The Otter Cove Residence by Sagan Piechota Architecture

DesignComments ⋅ Sep 22, 2014
Located on a rocky cove overlooking the ocean, the Otter Cove Residence designed by Sagan Piechota Architecture appears to be a natural extension of the surrounding landscape. This Carmel, California house is split into two wings, recessing the house...

Pantone Beer Packaging by Txaber

DesignComments ⋅ Sep 18, 2014
Spanish artist Txaber has created a minimalist series of packaging for beer inspired by the famous Pantone color charts. The cans and bottles will use a variety of shades to represent what color the beer is inside. For example a Pale Ale has a light...

Modernica Alpine Table

DesignComments ⋅ Sep 18, 2014
Taking inspiration from classic methods of manufacturing wooden skis, Los Angeles-based furniture brand Modernica has unveiled the Alpine Table. Using molded plywood construction techniques, where multiple layers of North American Maple form the surf...

Rick Owens “RICKBOARD” Skate Deck

DesignComments ⋅ Sep 16, 2014
Originally unveiled back in March as part of a larger collection, we have received word that Rick Owens’ “RICKBOARD” Skate Deck will be available during his two-month “World of Rick” concept store in Selfridges. Handcraf...

An Amsterdam Apartment by i29 Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Sep 15, 2014
Netherlands-based i29 Architects have designed the interiors for a unique single-family apartment in Amsterdam. The two-storey residence has been converted from its original structure with staff space, long hallways, and lots of doors into a spacious...

Madame Sur Villa by Vasily Klyukin

DesignComments ⋅ Sep 14, 2014
Russian banking magnate Vasily Klyukin brings to us his series of architectural designs for a number of villas that are designed to inspire. The ‘Madame Sur’ villa depicted above exhibits out-of-this-world structural forms composed primar...

Starwars House by MOON HOON Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Sep 13, 2014
Turning childhood fantasies into livable homes, Korean architecture firm MOON HOON has created the ‘Starwars House’ for a family in Yongin-si. The three-floor home pays visual homage to a certain longstanding sci-fi series while also ackn...

A First Look at Amazon’s New London Headquarters

DesignComments ⋅ Sep 12, 2014
Set to open in 2016, American tech corporation Amazon will focus on its English contingency by opening a new headquarters in Shoreditch, London. The headquarters will be located at Principal Place (designed by Foster & Partners), and will play ho...