KAWS on the Redesign of the MTV VMA Moonman

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 9, 2013
After standing as a symbol for the MTV VMAs for the last 30 years, the iconic Moonman has been given a new look at the hands of New York-based artist and designer KAWS. The Brooklyn native, who has garnered an international following for his art, scu...

A Look at Pininfarina’s Ferra Luxury Residential Condominium in Singapore

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 28, 2013
Influenced by the canon of Ferrari automobiles, Italian design label Pininfarina now shows an inspired foray into architecture with its presentation of the Ferra Luxury Residential Condominium in Singapore. The 102-meter-tall building houses 104 spac...

Nike Air Max Packaging by Scholz & Friends

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 18, 2013
Although footwear design has seen its share of progressions over the past few decades, the same can’t be said for its packaging; barring changes to its colorway or the graphic it sports, the shoe box is largely the same as its always been: a sm...

Free Phone Charging Stations to be Installed in New York City

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 18, 2013
No longer will we see traversing urbanites with mobile devices huddled over an unsuspecting outlet like it’s the last source of energy on Earth. Or rather, that’s what the very near future holds. New York-based design agency Pensa has teamed with sol...

Perrier Limited Edition Andy Warhol Bottles

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 7, 2013
Celebrating its 150th anniversary, French mineral water brand Perrier has introduced a limited run of bottles decorated with the art of art legend Andy Warhol. With a long history of supporting the arts through initiatives like Société Perrier, prese...

Sony Explodes Paint for New BRAVIA Commercial

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 5, 2013
Long associated with its classic bouncy ball campaign that saw more than 250,000 colorful rubber bouncy balls descending down the hilly inclines of San Francisco’s streets, Sony’s latest piece for its in-house BRAVIA (Best Resolution Audi...

A Classic Stop-Motion Video That Pays Homage to Electronics of Yesteryear

DesignComments ⋅ May 12, 2013
Polish videographer Bartek Hlawka takes us through an exploration of time and space, to a period when 8-bit was the maximum resolution available. Hlawka’s celebration of technology past is delivered for Pixel Heaven 2013, a unique retrospective...

The Beauty of Crafting Your Own Pen

DesignComments ⋅ May 5, 2013
They say the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Accordingly, making the first comfortable marks with a good pen is an irreplaceable feeling to many – the initial steps toward creating something beautiful. Alexandre Chappel might k...

Volcom Aim to Create a More Environmentally Friendly Surf Event

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 9, 2013
Volcom holds the title of the world’s first ever board brand to universally embrace, skate, snow and surf. In doing so, they’ve been pivotal in extending their reach beyond just the sport world and into the environmental&nb...

UXA x Mark Gonzales “Mutiny” Artist collection

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 9, 2013
Known for both his skateboarding endeavors and upfront style, Mark Gonzales has been a long-term fixture in the street and skate scene. Gonzales’ latest endeavor sees him teaming up with label UXA on a small collection. Titled the “Mutiny...

Nitraid x 7Stars Design 2013 Spring/Summer Skateboarding Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 31, 2013
Japanese creative firm 7Stars Design up with apparel brand Nitraid to release a skateboarding collection for Spring/Summer 2013. The collection is composed of transitional and warm weather essentials: T-shirts, hoodies, light cardigans, shorts and as...

Geoff McFetridge x Bushmills Irish Whiskey Decanter

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 2, 2013
Art-based alcohol collaborations have been the de facto marketing move in recent times. Following in the footsteps of fellow (and often former) street artists like himself, Geoff McFetridge partners with Bushmills Irish Whiskey to create an exclusive...

Pharrell Williams Talks to Renowned Architect Alex Gorlin and Artist Daniel Arsham

LifestyleComments ⋅ Feb 3, 2013
Pharrell Williams has long been an explorer of many creative fields outside of his initial foray into the spotlight via music. Williams is a strong art and design enthusiast among other things. In a new video series titled ARTST TLK, Williams sits do...

Pantone Christmas Baubles

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 17, 2012
Similar in nature to a line of festive ornaments we saw last year, Mantova-based firm Studio Badini Createam continues with the Christmas revelry with their Pantone Baubles. Comprised of 10 main hues, each ornament has been hand-blown in glass and ca...

Piccolo LED Task Light

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 26, 2012
With desk space continually viewed as valuable real estate, Piccolo has created the ultra-thin LED Task Light to ensure that vital elements are not overrun by more utilitarian devices. Crafted from anodized aluminum, the Piccolo’s body is less...