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150m Weekend House by Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 16, 2012
One of the more unique residences we’ve covered on the site, the 150m Weekend House by Shinichi Ogawa & Associates lay’s claim to being the longest residence constructed this century. Perched on top of a hill in Khao Yai, Thailand, th...

Pass Residence by Tate Studio Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 16, 2012
Capturing the essence of Southwest living with a streamlined appearance that blends seamlessly with the surrounding desert, Tate Studio Architects present its Pass Residence in Scottsdale, Arizona. Curving into the base of a mountain, the exterior fe...

Capitol Hill Residence by Balance Associates Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 16, 2012
Situated in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington is the Capitol Hill Residence by Balance Associates Architects. Occupying a plot on a ridge, the house boasts 180 degree views of the neighboring lakes and mountains. In order to stay w...

Porsche Design P’3115 LaserFlex Pen

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 16, 2012
Porsche Design may be best known for its timepieces and collaborative efforts with the likes of adidas and BlackBerry, but the brand knows how to craft a fantastic accessory or two. Case in point, the P’3115 LaserFlex pen which features an intr...

JKC1 House by Ong & Ong

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 15, 2012
JKC1 House by Ong & Ong is a bungalow situated in Singapore’s hilly Bukit Timah area. Built on a slight incline, the residence is distinguished by its generous use of space — a rarity in the nation’s dense urban landscape —...

Cyborg 009 x JAM HOME MADE x Medicom Toy Bearbrick

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 15, 2012
JAM HOME MADE teams up with Medicom Toy for a special Bearbrick rendition of Shotaro Ishinomori’s Cyborg 009 manga. The character Joe Shimamura — also known as the leader of the nine cyborgs — receives a custom black and white wardr...

Studio 7.5: “Design by Its Nature is Collaborative” Video

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 15, 2012
Designers Burkhard Schmitz, Claudia Plikat and Carola Zwick, along with engineer Roland Zwick, thought it would be lucrative to set up a design studio on wheels. Although the truck didn’t work out, they kept the number as a reminder to continuo...

K5-House by Masahiko Sato

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 12, 2012
Famed Japanese architect Masahiko Sato aligns with designboom to showcase his K5-House in Kurume, Japan. Towering ceilings, hardwood floors, large windows, and an abundance of 90-degree angles all make this place ideal for any young, forward-thinking...

Incase iPhone 5 Leather Snapcase

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 12, 2012
For those of you who don’t enjoy any gaudy embellishments on your phone case, Incase continues its sophisticated style and minimal design with the release of the Leather Snapcase for the iPhone 5. It features the same durable hardshell construc...

Sense Home by Kazutoshi Imanaga

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 12, 2012
Although architecture all too often engages only the eyes, the best designs manage to change the way we interact with a space through all five senses. The Sense Home by Kazutoshi Imanaga was created with this intention in mind — the concept beh...

OriginalFake KAWS 2012 Astro Boy Companion

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 10, 2012
Following the release of the OriginalFake KAWS Companion “Resting Place” as well as their collaborative KAWS CERAMIC SNOOPY with Medicom Toy, we now get a look at the Astro Boy Companion. The product of famed Japanese cartoonist Osamu Tez...

Casa HS by Studio Arthur Casa

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 10, 2012
Situated in Brazil’s Quinta da Baroneza is the stunning Casa HS designed by Studio Arthur Casa. A palatial residence offering 11,000 square feet of space, the architects managed to make the property feel even more spacious by building walls tha...

SECOND LAB Duck Hunter & Tiger Stripe Camo Toy Bears

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 9, 2012
For Fall/Winter 2012, SECOND LAB has taken the teddy bear — perhaps the most unassuming of all household objects — and given it the vintage treatment. A combination of “second-hand” and “laboratory,” the Japanese label’s produ...

Two Single-Family Homes in Paraguay by Bauen

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 9, 2012
Paraguayan architect firm Bauen presents its latest masterpiece – two wonderfully modern adjacent single-family homes and communal centerpiece. Each home is built with natural stone cutting through the hills which frames each living space perfe...

Abbots Way by AR Design Studio

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 7, 2012
Abbots Way is the latest creation by AR Design Studio, a five-bedroom house situated in the south of England. Bordered by mature trees and a lake, its decidedly linear design manages to both starkly juxtapose as well as blend in harmoniously with the...