Pantone Renders Famous Cartoons as Colors in New Ads

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 10, 2014
Created in collaboration with the foremost authority in color, Pantone, Y&R Shanghai turns to some of our favorite childhood characters to help redefine certain color codes. Titled “There Can Only Be One,” this campaign sees the likes of Cookie M...

Auto Fabrica Type 4

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 10, 2014
What started as a passion project between a group of industrial designers has blossomed into a full-fledged bike revamp collective by the name of Auto Fabrica. Applying their expertise to creating custom handmade parts, the English designers craft li...

Dubai to Build the World’s First Temperature Controlled City

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 10, 2014
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates has announced the world’s first temperature controlled city to be constructed in Dubai. The 48 million-square-foot project will contain the largest shoppi...

SoundCloud Headquarters by KINZO Berlin

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 9, 2014
Having recently employed the architectural firm KINZO Berlin, we’ve brought forth an extensive look at SoundCloud’s new headquarters situated close to the former Berlin Wall. The three-floor, 4,000-square-meter repurposed brewery has become the one-s...

3M Headquarters in Minnesota Revamped by Atelier Hitoshi Abe

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 8, 2014
Looking to align its St. Paul, Minnesota headquarters with its long list of technological achievements over the last 100-plus years, 3M employed architects Atelier Hitoshi Abe and Peter Ebner and Friends for an expansive makeover. For this piece howe...

Captain Tsubasa x adidas “Battlefield” Figures

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 8, 2014
After the recap of the Captain Tsubasa x adidas “Battlefield” exhibition, we now present to you the figurines, which are on a much smaller scale than their full-size counterparts. Depicting the spirit of attitude, determination, friendshi...

Inside WonderWall Inc.’s Tokyo Design Studio

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 7, 2014
Having recently walked the interior of KAWS’s Brooklyn studio (seen here), a project of Wonderwall, Inc., we now get a glimpse at the design agency’s Tokyo headquarters as well as some of its captivating designs found throughout the world. The brainc...

N.B.K. Residence 2 by Bernard Khoury

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 3, 2014
Offering striking views of the entire city of Beirut is architect Bernard Khoury’s N.B.K. Residence 2. Occupying the top three floors of the Lebanese capital’s Plot #2251 project and home to a guest studio as well as staff quarters, the g...

Herman Miller Adds Two New Lines Designed by Fuseproject and Industrial Facility

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 3, 2014
Renowned furniture company Herman Miller has two new office furniture lines designed by Fuseproject and Industrial Facility respectively. Yves Behar’s studio Fuseproject’s Public Office Landscape line is a modular line designed to facilit...

Givenchy Robotics by Simeon Georgiev for Highsnobiety

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 3, 2014
Bulgarian artist Simeon Georgiev has followed up his work depicting futuristic robots wearing Nikes with a new project for Highsnobiety envisioning stylish robots as made by Givenchy. The two robots are all exclusively for Highsnobiety.com, one in bl...

Nike Designers Discuss Striking World Cup Fonts

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 2, 2014
National team kits are often made the big stories leading into the World Cup, but very rarely is the full account given. The name and number on the back are the point of individual recognition for not merely the referee, but an entire audience eager...

The Saint Martins Lofts in London

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 2, 2014
The Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design has a seminal position in the legacy of music, art and design in London. When the school moved from its original location on Charing Cross Road though, the pre-war building – which saw the likes of...

KAWS Studio by Wonderwall

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 2, 2014
Japanese architectural firm Wonderwall has revealed its work for artist KAWS’ studio in Brooklyn. Transforming the interior of the red brick building, Wonderwall created a light-filled work space that looks more like a gallery than a studio. Gr...

Daft Punk x Medicom Real Action Heroes “Random Access Memories” Figures

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 25, 2014
Music’s most famous robotic duo teams up with toy specialists Medicom Toy as a part of the brand’s Real Action Heroes series. The 300mm “Random Access Memories” figures are done in the likenesses of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Ma...

Transformers Medicom Toy Bearbrick Collection

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 20, 2014
Certainly no stranger to one another, Medicom Toy’s Bearbrick division has teamed with the Transformers franchise for yet another special collection of bear-styled figures ahead of the film’s June 27 premiere. Although they may appear as your average...