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Dieter Rams’ “10 Commandments of Good Design” Speech

DesignComments ⋅ May 9, 2012
Influential designer Dieter Rams has been an instrumental factor in a number of projects and brands over the years – having been a driving force behind Braun Electronics as well as his immense impact on Apple’s Jony Ive. It’s perhap...

SOG BladeLight Knife

DesignComments ⋅ May 5, 2012
The ultimate in form and function, SOG has gone to the drawing board to reconsider the traditional flashlight and knife and has come back from the lab with the introduction of the “BladeLight Knife.” The patent-pending technology of the u...

Concorde Chair by Pierre Paulin for Artifort

DesignComments ⋅ May 3, 2012
Originally designed in 1960, the Concorde Chair by the late Pierre Paulin was intended, at the time, to serve as seating in the waiting room of the French Concorde airport. Minimalist in nature, the armless 2012 Artifort lounge chair finds a balance...

Lace Metal Lamp by FORM US WITH LOVE

DesignComments ⋅ May 3, 2012
Bringing the aesthetic of raw design to an entirely new level, FORM US WITH LOVE mints the latest Lace Metal Lamp. The floor lamps are constructed from a singular piece of sheet metal that has been welded together to form uniform cylinders. The sheet...

Herman Miller 2012 Outdoor Collection

DesignComments ⋅ May 2, 2012
As the company itself so accurately states, “Our lives don’t stop outside the walls of our buildings.” Well known for its longstanding contemporary furniture design, the latest Herman Miller collection takes shape with an outdoor-ge...

Mattiazzi MEDICI Chair by Konstantin Grcic

DesignComments ⋅ May 1, 2012
Designer Konstantin Grcic has recently worked with Mattiazzi to mint a collection of raw and minimalistic chairs. Branded the “MEDICI,” each of the chairs aims to balance both form and function by accentuating the natural wood’s inh...

Jesper Kouthoofd: IKEA KNAPPA Cardboard Digital Camera

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 30, 2012
The IKEA PS (post scriptum) collection is the Swedish brand’s carefully curated, design-centric line of products created in collaboration with various independent designers, only once every several years. For the 2012 PS furniture, lighting and...

Bugatti Veyron Made From A4 Paper Video

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 30, 2012
Tarak Lesko of VisualSpicer.com found a cheaper way to get his hands on the Bugatti Veyron supercar. Granted, his version is only 2.5-feet long and held together by glue and sticky tape, but an impressive feat in its own right. The time lapse video s...

Budnitz Bicycles No. 3 Honey Special Edition

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 28, 2012
Paul Budnitz, best known for inventing Kidrobot toys, now lends much of his aesthetic skill and art-toy sensibility to creating stunning boutique bicycles for serious peddlers. This latest No. 3 Honey Special Edition from Budnitz Bicycles pays tribut...

Crane.tv: Tom Dixon at MOST

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 27, 2012
Tom Dixon took over Milan and the National Museum of Science and Technology during Salone del Mobile this year, transforming parts of an old monastery into an impressive exhibition space for the latest developments in design. MOST, Dixon’s ambi...

NOWNESS: Tom Dixon’s Design Talks

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 26, 2012
The latest video from NOWNESS experts Carlo Lavagna and Roberto De Paolis arrives with a series of conversations between industrial designer Tom Dixon and the likes of Lee Broom, La Chance and Noé Duchaufour Lawrence. Taking place at the recent Milan...

Concrete Business Cards by Murmure

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 26, 2012
Taking the old saying that, “first impressions are the most important” to an entirely new level, French design studio Murmure mints an impressive concrete business card. Drawing the original idea from the notion that concrete is one of th...

Olympic Torch Wins Design of the Year Award

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 25, 2012
Design duo Barber Osgerby has taken home the top prize at the Design Museum’s Awards for their interpretation of the Olympic Torch. Beating out stiff competitors like Foster + Partners and Mary Katrantzou, Osgerby’s design was applauded f...

Stussy 2012 Wall Clock

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 25, 2012
Slated for a release for the latter half of the year, Stussy serves up this modern Wall Clock for its latest lifestyle product range. An exclusive for Gold Card and Black Card members, the clock is mocked up in a brushed metal circular frame and util...

Vela Exercise Bike by Lunar

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 24, 2012
Design firm Lunar reinterprets the exercise bike with the release of the “Vela.” Essentially, the bike is designed keeping in mind the fact that fitness equipment has seldom seen radical new designs, but more importantly then it has never...