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Yoichi Yamamoto x Issey Miyake “CH-AIR-S” Installation

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 19, 2014
Following from Japanese architect Yoichi Yamamoto’s 2011 “2D/3D Chairs” installation for Tokyo retail store Issey Miyake, the two team up again on “CH-AIR-S.” Located in Ginza, Japan, the installation is based off of Yam...

Marcel Wanders’ “Mad Chair” for Poliform

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 16, 2014
Dutch designer Marcel Wanders who is best known for his iconic “Knotted Chair,” presents his latest piece of work titled the “Mad Chair.” The harmonic structure has provocative suggestions, as the idea was to create a design w...

Yelp Headquarters by Studio O+A

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 14, 2014
Akin to many of its Silicon Valley neighbors, Yelp aimed to bring a certain self-contained collegial spirit to its new San Francisco headquarters. However, in choosing a multistory office in a high-rise building, the biggest challenge was to facilita...

StorkStand Mobile Standing Desk

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 13, 2014
There’s no need to get bogged down with statistics and quotes, as anyone who’s worked a desk job knows all too well the aches and pains that come with sitting for extended periods of time. Yet, even with the likelihood of future health problems and d...

Antony Gormley Designs A Liveable Cube Sculpture for the Beaumont Hotel

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 12, 2014
The soon-to-open Beaumont Hotel in London’s Mayfair district has recently revealed a new addition to the façade of its 90-year-old structure. Celebrated British sculptor Antony Gormley was commissioned by the building’s restaurateur owners to design...

Grovemade Premium Desktop Collection

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 12, 2014
Grovemade, a producer of wooden and leather accessories, has unveiled its new premium desktop collection of accessories. Handcrafted in the company’s Portland, Oregon workshop the collection includes a monitor stand, keyboard tray, wrist pad, m...

HootSuite Offices by SSDG Interiors

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 10, 2014
Integrating social media networks into one easy to manage platform, the success of HootSuite’s ingenious design has seen the company grow exponentially since its inception in 2009. Based in Vancouver, the social media giant houses a growing wor...

NOWNESS Presents “Richard Meier’s Models”

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 9, 2014
Known for “uncompromising linearity, precise use of natural light, and stark white facades,” Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard Meier is the latest subject to be highlighted by NOWNESS as filmmaker Barbara Anastacio was recently inv...

WORKac Finishes Renovations for Wieden+Kennedy NY

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 8, 2014
Advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy enlisted WORKac to redesign its three-storey office in Manhattan, New York. Making great use of the enormous urban space, the modern design aligns with the creative environment of the powerhouse ad agency. Standout s...

Karim Rashid Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Tonelli Design

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 8, 2014
To mark the 10th year of collaborations with industrial designer and interior architect Karim Rashid, Tonelli Design hosted an event at the ICFF 2014 in New York to celebrate the occasion. The Italian furniture brand presented a number of avant-garde...

Coca-Cola Launches 2nd Lives to Encourage Recycling

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 3, 2014
Coca-Cola has launched a new initiative called 2nd Lives to encourage recycling of plastic bottles. The initiative consists of a line of 16 different caps which allow used Coca-Cola bottles to have a second life as a useful tool including squirt gun,...

Coca-Cola UK Headquarters by MoreySmith

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 2, 2014
When it came time to redevelop Coca-Cola’s headquarters across the pond in London, architect Linda Morey-Smith was faced with a dilemma to resolve the past while nodding to the future. The architect and her firm – MoreySmith – creatively reconc...

Check Out the New Coca-Cola Cans for the World Cup

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 2, 2014
Coinciding with the FIFA World Cup 2014, Coca-Cola — one of the official sponsors, alongside the likes of Budweiser, Castrol, Johnson Johnson and Continental — has designed unique cans for the football season. Celebrating the game and it...

Audi Q3 Camping Tent by Heimplanet

DesignComments ⋅ May 29, 2014
Heimplanet, the outdoor equipment company best known for its inflatable geodesic tents, has unveiled a unique camping tent for the Audi Q3. Designed and produced in conjunction with Audi, the Q3 Camping Tent seamlessly integrates with the design of t...

Dissecting the Interiors of Wes Anderson

DesignComments ⋅ May 27, 2014
For Apartamento’s latest issue we’re granted a rare behind-the-scenes look at the meticulously-designed sets from an array of Director Wes Anderson’s films. Known for his distinct visual and narrative style, the American filmmaker uses interior desig...