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BLACKRAINBOW: BKRW Sport Magazine – Basketball Issue

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 29, 2014
Creative imprint BLACKRAINBOW has unveiled some details surrounding the latest issue of the BKRW Sport Magazine. The latest Basketball Issue is shot by Hughes Lawson-Body and covered by Lindsey Wixson in collaboration with Chanel, featuring the Ameri...

A Closer Look at SKET-ONE’s “Our Father” Sculpture

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 25, 2014
Seasoned visual artist and OG graffiti writer SKET-ONE introduces his latest sculpture that utilizes cues from pop culture and religion to shed light on false idols. The 25″ x 16″ resin-based sculpture features none other than Star Wars c...

3D on the Rocks by TBWA\Hakuhodo for Suntory Whisky

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 22, 2014
Commissioned by century-old Japanese distillery and beverage company Suntory, creative agency TBWA\Hakuhodo launches a unique campaign that uses a subtractive process of 3D modeling to produce small ice sculptures to accompany your glass of whiskey....

Vitra Unveils Bold New Colors for Aluminum Eames Chair

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 22, 2014
Longtime purveyor of furniture innovations from Charles and Ray Eames, Vitra reimagines the iconic Eames Aluminum Group of chairs with a collection of contemporary color offerings. Originally commissioned as an outdoor chair, this range has been a st...

Pyro Board: An Audio Visualizer Made of Flames

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 21, 2014
A group of young physicists and chemists in Denmark have developed an audio visualizer made of flames and dubbed it “Pyro Board.” Based on the Rubens’ tube — an antique piece of apparatus used to demonstrate the relationship b...

Former Nike Design Director Launches CYLO to Redefine Urban Bike Design

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 19, 2014
With performance and style in mind, former Nike Design Director Eric Duvauchelle launched CYLO to fill a void in the biking market. Offering a refreshing silhouette, CYLO designed a bike that’s simple and elegant yet functional. “Our miss...

Zaha Hadid Granite & Marble Furniture Collection for CITCO

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 16, 2014
Known predominately for neofuturistic architectural designs like the London Aquatics Center, Qatar’s 2022 World Cup stadium, her upcoming 40-story hotel tower for Macau’s City of Dreams project, renowned Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid...

A Closer Look at the POOL aoyama

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 16, 2014
Hiroshi Fujiwara’s much-anticipated the POOL aoyama launched earlier this month, unveiling with it a selection of exclusive items and collaborations with brands like Nike, Beats and more. In these photos taken by Atsushi Fuseya and Kai Hiroyo,...

MIT Unveils Shapeshifting Furniture of the Future

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 11, 2014
MIT’s Tangible Media Group recently unveiled a shapeshifting table dubbed the “Transform.” The successor to the group’s previous successes with the inFORM — a tactile visual display — the Transform is its vision of what tomorr...

Nike Uses Flyknit Technology to Erect the Aero-Static Dome

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 9, 2014
Coinciding with Design Week in Milan, Nike once again teams with Arthur Huang – founder of sustainable design agency Miniwiz – to create the Aero-Static Dome as a centerpiece for the world premiere of the Kobe 9 Elite Low HTM collection. Floating abo...

Co.Design Presents “The Bike Design Project” featuring INDUSTRY

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 8, 2014
Self-proclaimed innovation accelerators with a focus on identifying new opportunities for companies like Nike, Aperion, Radio Flyer and many more, Portland-based creative agency INDUSTRY is one of five participants in Co.Design’s “The Bike Project.”...

Prahran Hotel by Techné Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 7, 2014
Melbourne-based Techne Architects recently found an innovative use for a series of concrete pipes when it was commissioned to renovate the Prahran Hotel in Victoria, Australia. The first two levels of the precast tubes house individual seating areas...

The Balloon Chair by h220430

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 4, 2014
Japanese furniture design firm h220430 revisits Le Ballon Rouge with its latest piece. Inpsired by the 1953 French fantasy featurette, which stars a young boy who is taken on an adventure by a large sentient balloon, the Balloon Chair is a leather an...

Macau’s City of Dreams Hotel by Zaha Hadid

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 3, 2014
Universally revered architect Zaha Hadid will be making her own contribution to Macau’s bustling “City of Dreams” project with a new hotel tower to accompany the four that already exist on the property. Marked by a beautiful sculptu...

Richard Branson Opens Mahali Mzuri Safari Camp in Kenya

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 2, 2014
“But what exactly is a safari camp?” one might ask. To that, tech mogul and overall venture specialist Richard Branson has answered with an immersive new way to experience the Motorogi Conservancy in Kenya. Dubbed the Mahali Mzuri, the ca...