L.L. Bean x Wenger 100th Anniversary EvoWood Swiss Army Knife

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 28, 2012
Established in 1912, Freeport, Maine’s beloved L.L. Bean has teamed up with Swiss Army Knife manufacturer Wenger for a 100th anniversary release. Constructed out of reclaimed Swiss walnut and stainless steel, the grip sees special edition anniv...

Carhartt WIP x Waara Skateboards

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 28, 2012
Finland’s Waara Skateboards and Carhartt WIP have come together to share a limited edition cruiser that celebrates both brands’ affinity for practical products with inspired flare. Presented in a moody and atmospheric manner, the speciali...

Coca-Cola Unveils Limited Edition ‘James Bond’ Series

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 23, 2012
As “shaken, not stirred” enthusiasts wait for the 23rd James Bond release, Skyfall, to hit theaters in November, Coca-Cola has unveiled a series of commemorative cans and bottles to mark the occasion. Marked on Coke Zero bottles, the camp...

Minnie Pwerle x Herman Miller SAYL Chair

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 23, 2012
American manufacturer Herman Miller has announced a special series entitled “Unframed Art” in which the brand will team with an array of artists and companies for unique renditions of its SAYL chair. The first of these collaborations feat...

Scooby-Doo Table Lamp by Giorgio Bonaguro

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 21, 2012
New from Italian designer Giorgio Bonaguro is this minimalist lamp dubbed the “Scooby-Doo Table Lamp.” A study in contrasts, the lamp pairs rich materials with a lightweight, spartan design. Set to be produced by Brazilian manufacturer La...

RETROSPECT: Vintage Vietnam War Zippo Lighters

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 16, 2012
In “The Things They Carried,” Tim O’Brien’s now classic fictional account of the Vietnam War, that which is carried by the soldiers — both physical and intangible  – act as windows into their lives. Similarly, a st...

The Cost of a Logo

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 16, 2012
HUH. Magazine provides an interesting article on the cost of logos in the corporate world. Inspired by the controversy surrounding the London 2012 Olympics logo, the magazine decided to have a look at the backstory behind some of the world’s mo...

A Bathing Ape x Modernica BAPE BALLPEN CAMO SIDE CHAIR

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 11, 2012
As a part of the BAPE STUDY EXHIBITION at BAPE GALLERY, A Bathing Ape has linked up with Modernica for a collaborative BALLPEN CAMO SIDE CHAIR. Measuring 47 x 53cm and standing 78cm high, the chair pairs a fiberglass chair with wooden legs and metal...

A Bathing Ape BAPE COFFEE TABLE

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 11, 2012
Venturing into the realm of high-quality furniture, A Bathing Ape is introducing a large coffee table later this month as a part of its BAPE STUDY EXHIBITION at BAPE GALLERY. Measuring 60 x 90cm and standing 36cm high, the table features the Japanese...

MOULTON Bicycle Company “Made in England” Video

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 8, 2012
When it comes to bicycles, a certain utilitarian aspect is often the most important aspect rather than accounting for absolute quality and history. The MOULTON Bicycle Company, a company that has had made its bikes for more than 50 years, utilizes ae...

LoCa Knax Hook Rails

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 8, 2012
One can never have too many backpacks until one runs out of practical space to store said backpacks. Luckily, Danish design company LoCa has an elegant series of organizational solutions for storing all of your portaging accessories in between travel...

Ferdinand Kramer Furniture Collection by e15

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 6, 2012
German furniture manufacturer e15 takes a step back in time with a collection of pieces inspired by vaunted interior and industrial designer Ferdinand Kramer. Working closely with his estate, sleek and timeless designs crafted out of natural fibers s...

Indoek and Todd St. John Create A Beautiful Surf Wax Kit

DesignComments ⋅ Aug 1, 2012
This first of many limited edition product collaborations promised by the Indoek Surf Shop is a beautiful wax kit handcrafted by NYC designer Todd St. John. The functional design, inspired by surfboard shaping planes, features a 2.75-inch container w...

A Bathing Ape x 4ING ABC Balance Bike

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 30, 2012
Japanese bicycle manufacturer 4ING has joined streetwear giant A Bathing Ape to create a special edition ABC Balance Bike. Coming sans pedals as the “kick” bike is meant to be propelled by a rider’s own two feet, the collaboration s...

SOLAR by Jean Marie Massaud & Foscarini

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 23, 2012
Taking on the concept of a “new kind of object’ as opposed to simply a lamp, the SOLAR floor/table lamp by Jean Marie Massaud & Foscarini offers a vision of evoked emotion through its hemispherical shape and the space that it effects...