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BMW i Pedelec Foldable Electric Bicycle Made for the BMW i3 Electric Car

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 15, 2012
Coinciding with the first dealership dedicated to the BMW i sub-brand on London’s Park Lane, BMW also debuted the i Pedelec – a new foldable electric bicycle that encapsulates the ingenuity we’ve come to expect from the luxury German auto...

Limited Edition Team USA Coca-Cola Design by Turner Duckworth

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 14, 2012
Along with a bevy of products coinciding with the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games, Coca-Cola brings us a set of Limited Edition Team USA cans and packaging designed by brand identity guru Turner Duckworth. Capturing images of active silhouettes in c...

MWM Graphics x ATTIK 2012 London Olympics Coca-Cola Branding

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 14, 2012
Matt W. Moore of MWM Graphics partnered with ATTIK UK and Coca-Cola to commemorate the London 2012 Olympics. The “Coca Cola London 2012″ special collaboration will feature across brand packaging, uniforms and signage. These whimsical, abs...

James Franco x Latama Limited Edition Switchblade

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 8, 2012
Perhaps chasing his wildest Rebel Without a Cause ambitions made famous by another famous James, James Franco has collaborated with Italian cutlery label Latama to create this exceptionally limited and unique switchblade. San Francisco quarterly peri...

Reborn Cardboard Sofa by monocomplex design studio

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 7, 2012
The Reborn cardboard sofa is reborn in a sense of recycling because as it is made of 127 used cardboard boxes. The 127 pieces were combined and cut into form with a grinder and saw. The chair’s designer had shaped it by customizing it to his fo...

Rik x Biascagne Cicli “Forgood 2012″ Fixed Gear Bike

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 5, 2012
Treviso, Italy’s Biascagne Cicli and painter Riccardo Guasco have partnered for a fixed gear bike whose proceeds will go to City of Hope – an organization that looks to combat childhood leukemia. Drawing from a color palette that reflects...

A Video Highlighting IKEA’s First Ever TV

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 2, 2012
Swedish home furnishing juggernaut IKEA join the technological big boys in vying for your television affections. IKEA’s slightly more budget-friendly price point once again caters for the mass market. Surely the Uppleva will feature in many hou...

Crane.tv: Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 1, 2012
Ahead of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion’s grand opening in London later this summer, Crane.tv caught up with those behind the project for insight into the structure. Designed by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron in collaboration with Chi...

The Art of Making: Alma Flamenco Guitars

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 1, 2012
Artfully condensed into a three-minute video, the 299 laborious hours needed to construct a flamenco guitar are the subject of “Alma Flamenca,” the latest short film in The Art of Making series. Created by Deep Green Sea, the film feature...

Pingtuated Equilibripong by Akke Functional Art

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 1, 2012
Cutting-edge modern furniture design company Akke Functional Art presents the Pingtuated Equilibripong table – a playful yet practical take on the classic ping-pong table design. Crafted out of Chinese chestnut, black walnut, sycamore and red o...

Dee & Ricky x MIRRACO 2012 BMX Bike

DesignComments ⋅ May 31, 2012
Using MIRRACO’s 2012 EDit model as a base, the audacious design duo of Dee & Ricky collaborated with Dave Mira and his Californian BMX bike manufacturing company for a fashionable take on dodging city traffic. Neglecting the current trend o...

Marble Bookmark by Paul Cocksedge

DesignComments ⋅ May 30, 2012
Designed with an acute triangular shape, British designer Paul Cocksedge presents Bookmark – one part sculpture and equal parts bookshelf. Crafted out of Greek marble and made in two different sizes (table and floor), the base is slightly curve...

RETO: A Surfboard Made from Recycled Skateboards

DesignComments ⋅ May 29, 2012
From skate to surf, the RETO (REcycle for TOmorrow) project from Björn Holm follows the circle of life in action sports. On a similar path to the work of Japanese artist HAROSHI, RETO is breathing new life into old skateboards, by recycling them for...

GLOBE Releases New Clear Versions of its BANTAM Cruiserboards

DesignComments ⋅ May 26, 2012
GLOBE brings on new clear versions of its trusted BANTAM cruiser. Priding the BANTAM on its stiffer construction, wider trucks and more durable components, GLOBE is among a growing list of brands reentering the cruiser marketplace. The innovative pla...

Herman Miller Taps Students to Rethink Privacy in Furniture Design

DesignComments ⋅ May 26, 2012
Furniture masters Herman Miller – long known for their progressive ideology in collaboration with other visionaries like the Eames – proudly perpetuate the spirit of radical ingenuity in modern design. The Michigan manufacturers have recr...