Star Wars: The Blueprints Book

CultureComments ⋅ Jul 7, 2011
The complex engineering of the whole Star Wars universe now resides within the pages of a 35 lbs, 15″ x 18″ book. Titled Star Wars: The Blueprints Book, the book brings together over 500 photographs, drafts and illustrations to many o...

Tres Bien Shop Malmo Store

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 6, 2011
Leading contemporary retailer Tres Bien Shop recently completed the renovation of their Malmo store, which doubles up as company headquarters. Shown below are images of the newly minted space which was designed in collaboration with architecture...

IDEA International Rechargeable USB Card Speaker

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 6, 2011
IDEA International from Japan introduces a USB external speaker that is about the size of a credit card. Measuring 3.3″ L x 2.2″ W x 0.3″ H, the USB Card Speaker can be plugged into any device that either has a USB drive input o...

40 Destinations by Albin Holmqvist

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 6, 2011
Stockholm-based art director Albin Holmqvist was commissioned by EF International Language Centers to create a collection of typographic works embodying 40 different cities around the world. Each city’s font take on the particularities and...

Gallery1950 Keypack

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 6, 2011
Gallery1950, the Japanese brand which has collaborated with the likes of Supreme and Porter in the past, pretty much specializes in producing those little things that you never thought you needed but learn to not be able to live without. From sid...

MUCU Stationery Collection

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 5, 2011
New from Japanese stationary brand MUCU comes a short, tranquil video showcasing some of the latest pieces from their collection. Built on traditional far-Eastern values with a focus on quality, each MUCU item is individually hand-finished in Jap...

Cold War Creations Nixie Clock

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 5, 2011
During the Cold War, both the USA and the Soviet Union were consistently at odds not only to strike fear into the hearts of their rivals, but also to outdo one another technologically. One of the first types of digital displays, Russian-made R...

The Making of the Lamborghini 2012 Aventador LP700-4

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 5, 2011
Lamborghini present a behind-the-scenes look into the making of its 2012 Aventador LP700-4 in dramatic fashion. This video goes up close and personal with several aspects of the car’s manufacturing including the digital blueprints, carbon f...

la Maison Champs-Elysées by Maison Martin Margiela Further Look

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 5, 2011
The influential house of Maison Martin Margiela embarks on its very first hotel collaboration by orchestrating the interior design to la Maison Champs-Elysées. The hotel is located within the confines of the historical Maison des Centraliens in P...

Disney x CLOT x MINDstyle 3-Eyed Mickey

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 4, 2011
The only major designer toy exposition in Asia, the Taipei Toy Festival is an annual event celebrating the link between art and toys. This year for the very first time, Hong Kong-based street fashion brand CLOT will be appearing as an exhibitor t...

Audio Technica Boogie Box AT-SPB30

TechComments ⋅ Jul 4, 2011
Audio Technica’s Boogie Box AT-SPB30 gives musical enthusiasts another outdoor speaker option. The Boogie Box collection has taken note of classic boombox design and incorporated it into a present day package. The AT-SPB30 joins its predece...

Braun Chronographic Watch

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 4, 2011
In the last few seasons, Braun has made a strong push to revive its watch and clock offerings dating back close to 40 years. A good example of the timeless design orchestrated by Braun’s Dieter Rams is the release of the chronographic style...

Sputnik Stool by Roger Arquer

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 3, 2011
London-based designer Roger Arquer recently designed a new stool for furniture manufacturer Zilio A&C, dubbed the “Sputnik Stool.” The stool’s design presents a single piece of bend metal rod that defines its structure and...

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport L’Or Blanc

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 1, 2011
Bugatti has recently teamed up with Königliche Porzellan-Manufaktur (Royal Porcelain Manufactory Berlin) to design this one-of-a-kind Veyron “L’Or Blac” model, the world’s first vehicle to use porcelain elements for exteri...

MADE: CAPTURED – An Homage to Light and Air

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 1, 2011
Designed by brothers Nils and Sven Völker – a machine and graphic artist, respectively – “CAPTURED” is a project intended to pay homage to the separate elements of light and air by combining them in a unique installation....