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Hookl und Stool 2014 Armada High Armchair

DesignComments ⋅ May 9, 2014
As a part of its ongoing pursuit of the perfect furnishings, Belgrade-based design studio Hookl und Stool commissioned designer Zoran Jedrejcic to create the Armada High Armchair. Perfectly minimalist, the chair uses a single piece of steel to constr...

Vargo Titanium Wharn-Clip Knife

LifestyleComments ⋅ May 2, 2014
Crafted from a single piece of Japanese titanium alloy, this Vargo Wharn-Clip knife is 1.5 times harder and three times stronger than conventional titanium. The blade is ground to a single bevel making it ultra durable and easy to hone, while the int...

PayPal Unveils New Brand Identity

DesignComments ⋅ May 1, 2014
PayPal becomes the latest tech giant to redesign its branding with a more modern approach. “What do you do when a brand that entered the world as an innovator starts to look like the establishment it once challenged? When a comprehensive visual audit...

James Jarvis Discusses the End of AMOS, Skateboarding and Toy Design

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 29, 2014
The man who stood behind the vinyl toy craze of the early noughties, James Jarvis and his AMOS label — founded alongside partner Russell Waterman — rounded out its 10 years tenure in 2012. Starting with the iconic “Martin” figure in 1998,...

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....

Check Out this Stunning Time-Lapse Video of Doha, Qatar

CultureComments ⋅ Apr 17, 2014
Videographer Michael Shainblum presents us with this spectacular time-lapse journey through the bustling city of Doha. The video juxtaposes the ancient sand dunes and historical temples with the thriving metropolis that is now Doha located off of the...

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...

B4XVI Compare Rappers With Pre-16th C. Art

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 10, 2014
Comparing contemporary hip-hop stars with historic art from centuries past, New York-based art directors, Cecilia Azcarate and Ferdinando Verderi, continue to flood their Tumblr page, B4XVI, with humorous compositions. Describing their ongoing effort...

Eyestalkers Installation by Front404

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 9, 2014
With its Eyestalkers Installation, Dutch interactive studio Front404 sought to remind people that they’re constantly being monitored in what is increasingly becoming an Orwellian vision of modern society. That, or they just wanted to creep pede...

Hender Scheme “Home Bank” Pouch

LifestyleComments ⋅ Apr 7, 2014
Ryo Kashiwazaki of Hender Scheme’s latest release is the unique “Home Bank” pouch. This Japanese-designed leather pouch is made from deluxe cow leather and crafted so that coins can be deposited and removed through a small opening u...

Artist Uses Type for Paint in Travel Posters

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 3, 2014
Since the invention of the typewriter, writers and artist alike have been using it to showcase their creativity. Prior to GIFs and animations, ASCII — the American Standard Code for Information Interchange — was a common scheme used in ar...

MYKITA and Maison Martin Margiela Discuss Their Debut Collection In “The Joys of Chemistry”

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 1, 2014
Sharing an affinity for conceptual constructions that embrace heritage designs in the modern day, Belgian fashion house Maison Martin Margiela has teamed up with Berlin-based minimalist eyewear label MYKITA for a unique capsule range for 2014 spring/...

Beyond Object’s Align – A Minimal Pen With a Twist

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 31, 2014
Beyond Object, a brand founded by London-based designers ShiKai Tseng and Hanhsi Chen, presents the world’s first dislocated twist pen. Dubbed “Align,” the pen features a streamlined aluminum body with a dislocated middle portion th...

Leaos Carbon Fiber Electric Bike

LifestyleComments ⋅ Mar 28, 2014
Modeled after the Vespa scooter, the Leaos Electric Bike is a great-looking new option for cyclist commuters. Constructed entirely of carbon fiber, the bike combines both styling and practicality with its Nuvinci automatic shifting, carbon fiber mudg...

Pierre Gimbergues x Peugeot Design Lab ONYX Sofa

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 28, 2014
Crafted from carbon fiber and Volvic lava stone, the ONYX Sofa designed by Pierre Gimbergues for Peugeot Design Lab was recently unveiled at Milan Design Week. The sofa is one in a series of uniquely designed pieces, all crafted from materials such a...