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....

FIRMAMENT 5th Anniversary “5 Days in Berlin” Schedule

EventsComments ⋅ Jul 1, 2011
Berlin-based menswear retailer FIRMAMENT will celebrate its 5th anniversary this month. Taking place during one of the city’s busiest times due to the fashion events, the five day window will be chalk full of events and activities. The curr...

Trek x Hydro74 for Fabian Cancellara Madone 6.9 SSL

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 1, 2011
Trek has been an active proponent in pushing art through cycling. With a well-known relationship involving the likes of Shepard Fairey and Lance Armstrong, their newest artist-designed bike is the Fabian Cancellara Madone 6.9 SSL created by artis...

A.P.C. Paris rue Royale Store Opening Event Recap

EventsComments ⋅ Jul 1, 2011
The French fashion brand A.P.C. opened its seventh store in Paris, 23 rue Royale, near la Madeleine. Few guest had the chance to admire the boutique designed by Laurent Deroo. Inside, the clean lines of the wooden structure epitomize the brand’s...

Vane Concept Store New York Opening

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 30, 2011
The inspiration for Vane’s interior design was a “Dark Forest” theme, and considering the shop’s ominous floor-to-ceiling dead-tree wall imagery as well as the assortment of found objects, tools and vintage books scattered...

Nike 1948 iPad App

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 30, 2011
Having recently revamped their conceptual store, East London’s 1948 have today launched a digitised version of their popular publication in the form of an iPad app. The software consists of a virtual magazine that offers an exclusive look into th...

USUGROW X SECRET BASE Hasadhu Shingon Skull

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 30, 2011
SECRET BASE has just announced the release of this limited edition Hasadhu Shingon skull designed by Japanese artist USUGROW. The collectible figurine has an all-white coating with sculpted lettering and script on the back. Certain to sell fast,...

Olympus PEN E-P3

TechComments ⋅ Jun 30, 2011
Through several of the past updates from the Micro 4/3rds camp, some have lamented the lack of chance in the subsequent iterations. However, pioneers Olympus release an update-worthy model with their PEN E-P3. The most glaring changes are seen un...

ellesse Pop-Up Shop & Coffee House London Opening

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 30, 2011
Italian sportswear brand ellesse has been around since 1959, when it was founded by a disgruntled tailor who couldn’t find any clothing for skiing that was to his liking. After expanding to tennis, soccer, running and more, the label has no...

M-House by Michael Jantzen

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 29, 2011
Los Angeles-based architect Michael Jantzen was dedicated to studying and creating sustainable architecture, prefabricated housing and CO2-neutral living situations long before the terms became hot-words of a newly incentivized crew of contempora...

Google+ Project

TechComments ⋅ Jun 29, 2011
After several misfires in the realm of social media, Google hopes to get things right with the official launch of the Google+ project. The highly defined platform is the work that seemingly only a brand like Google could pull off given the massiv...

Field Notes Neon Ice Pops Pack

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 29, 2011
American notebook brand Field Notes are among the few brands out there that have continued to embrace what many deem to be a dying breed: print and paper products. For those who are most familiar with the simplicity of Field Notes’ original...

Sony VAIO Z Series

TechComments ⋅ Jun 28, 2011
Sony has just announced the official release of the long-awaited VAIO Z Series. Weighing in at under just under 1.2kg, the lightweight device packs a powerful punch with a Core i7-2620M 2.7GHz processor, up to 8GB of DDR3 memory, and up to a 256G...

Medicom Toy Bearbrick x Bicycle Playing Cards

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 28, 2011
Anyone who’s ever played cards is likely to be familiar with the iconic Bicycle brand. Medicom Toy has just announced the arrival of a special edition set of cards as part of a collaboration between Bicycle and Japanese toy manufacturer Bea...

Porsche Design x LaCie Hard Drive

TechComments ⋅ Jun 28, 2011
Hard drives are undoubtedly something off the beaten path for us in regards to electronics, but LaCie and Porsche Design link up to provide an aesthetically-pleasing addition to any desktop. Made of brushed aluminum, the minimalist design of the...