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Medicom Toy VCD Prop Size Gizmo

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 24, 2011
For any ’80s kid, Steven Spielberg’s Gremlins probably evokes some sort of memory. Starring Gizmo as the protagonist amidst the Gremlins, Medicom Toy’s VCD (Vinyl Collectible Dolls) releases a realistic interpretation of the fuz...

KAWS x Wonderwall

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 23, 2011
Founded in 2000 by Masamichi Katayama, architecture and design firm Wonderwall has become a formidable force in the global retail scene – designing spaces for A.P.C., Uniqlo, Billionaire Boys Club/Ice Cream, Nike and, most notably, lending...

Nike 1948 London Reopening

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 23, 2011
No stranger to innovative, game-changing retail spaces, Nike helped redefine what it means to open a storefront in the summer of 2008 when it launched 1948 in an abandoned East London railway arch. Part retail space, part creative playground, the...

Amos Toys Wood Yod

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 23, 2011
Amos Toys has garnered an immense following in the designer toy community thanks to its quirky series of comical characters, especially the now flagship character YOD. The UK-based company founded by James Jarvis pays homage to the brand’s...

Billy Reid Dallas Store Relocation

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 23, 2011
In an effort to keep up with the growth and expansion of his brand, CFDA award-winning designer Billy Reid has just moved the location of his retail store in Dallas, Texas from its former spot in North Park to a new home in Highland Village Park....

Amos Toys: A Diverse Platform

VideosComments ⋅ Jun 22, 2011
Last month, Amos Toys hosted a small intimate event they called the “Amos Miniature Plastic Workshop.” Taking place at the KK Outlet, the event was both a retrospective look into the brand’s offerings over the years as well as a cha...

Lytro Camera: A Focus-Free Digital Camera

TechComments ⋅ Jun 22, 2011
Photography is set to endure a massive shake-up later this year with the introduction of Lytro. The start-up camera brand has announced a revolutionary approach in which focus has essentially been thrown out the window. With any photo, images and...

Faile ‘Puzzle Boxes’

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 21, 2011
Faile, the Brooklyn-based art collective formed by Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller, has just created this unique puzzle box set that some fans may recognize as being a smaller version of the Faille Box presented at their UK show. Inspired by th...

2012 Mini Cooper Coupe

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 21, 2011
With an all-new design and some pretty cool features, Mini Copper has just unveiled its 2012 Coupe model. Built using a “three-box” design concept, this is the very two-passenger vehicle to ever be produced in the Mini lineup and is a...

Takashi Murakami x Google “Solstice”

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 21, 2011
Google has made it a common occurrence to skin their homepage with seasonally relevant artwork. Whether it be Halloween, Easter or Christmas, the world’s biggest search provider is sure to brighten and enhance an otherwise minimalistic page...

Stussy Guam Stop Time Video

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 21, 2011
One of the recent additions to Stussy’s global network of chapter stores was the new space in Guam. The little U.S. territory offered a behind-the-scenes video that showcases the interior design and subsequent mural work that helps convey G...

Receipt Racer by Joshua Noble and undef

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 20, 2011
Code writer Joshua Noble teamed up with undef at the OFFF Festival in Barcelona in order to create this one-of-a-kind “Receipt Racer.” The project, which borders on eco-unfriendliness, translates an old-school video game classic onto...

A Bathing Ape Pirate Store London

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 20, 2011
Iconic and much acclaimed Japanese streetwear brand A Bathing Ape will open their second-ever European pop-up Pirate Store in London, giving fans of the brand a chance to buy special edition and hard to find items at reduced prices. The Pirate St...

Medicom Toy Bearbrick Series 22

CultureComments ⋅ Jun 20, 2011
Medicom Toy offers a full look into its Series 22 collection. Comprised of 11 different designs, several of the releases coincide with some familiar aspects of pop culture including the card game UNO, The Green Lantern, the Jamaican national flag...

AIAIAI Pop-Up Store @ GALERÍA COSMO

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 16, 2011
In conjunction with the five-day Sónar Festival being held in Barcelona, Danish headphone company AIAIAI is teaming up with Galeria Cosmo to sponsor a pop-up shop featuring the entire product line from their current collection with a sneak peek a...