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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...

Octovo x Tilley Surfboards

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 20, 2014
For the second collaborative effort in their Off Map series, accessory label Octovo joins with Southern Oregon-based Tilley Surfboards to produce a series of five custom board designs. Constructed out of hand-shaped foam combined with custom-milled w...

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...