Albam x antikmodern Pop-Up Shop Interview

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 24, 2013
Since January 18, vintage furniture curator antikmodern has hosted a pop-up shop at clothier Albam’s Upper Street location in London. The retailer’s basement currently houses a selection of mid-century as well as modern furniture pieces a...

designaffairs STUDIO’s Fully Transparent Clarity Bike

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 23, 2013
designaffairs STUDIO’s fully transparent Clarity Bike takes advantage of an advanced polymer which combines high impact resistance, lightweight properties, and a gentle flexibility that usually would only be expected on an old Italian steel fra...

ALEAF Chaise Lounge

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 23, 2013
Designed as both a flexible chaise lounge and an armchair, the ALEAF Chaise Lounge makes use of a continuous, flowing structure ideal for either work or relaxation. The hybrid was envisioned by the duo of Michele Franzina and Venezia Homedesign and m...

Signal Snowboards x Leatherman Snowboarding Tools

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 21, 2013
Signal Snowboards enlists the help of multi-tool expert Leatherman to create two models of snowboard tools, the Hail and the Rime. The carabiner-shaped tools feature a scraping edge, #3 flat/Phillips head bit, headphone wrap, lace assist, headphone s...

Designer Ewan Yap Explores the Principles of “BIG BRAND THEORY”

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 17, 2013
In a fascinating exploration of brand logo strength, Kuala Lumpur-based designer Ewan Yap presents the “BIG BRAND THEORY.” How big is your brand? The recognizability of a brand’s logo may well be a pertinent measure of its strength....

Tidy Up Your Life with Vitsoe

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 16, 2013
The 606 Universal Shelving System from Vitsoe is timeless – it moves with you when you move and constant additions and improvements ensure that it always caters to today’s needs. Director Jared Schiller tells the tale of two individuals who uti...

Camper Shoe Testing Facility by Note Design Studio

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 14, 2013
For the new Camper store in Malmö, Sweden, the aesthetic specialists at Note Design Studio created a unique kind of shopping experience. Instead of concentrating on an overwhelming, feature-heavy interior, Note Design Studio made the product the focu...

Marc Newson x Caroma Bathroom Collection

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 14, 2013
The 22-piece Marc Newson Bathroom collection consists of a full family of ceramic products including faucets, toilets, urinals and shower heads. Produced in conjunction with Australian sanitary-ware company Caroma, the entire range features modern de...

mod-3 RADIUS Minimalist Case for the iPhone 5

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 12, 2013
San Jose, California-based mod-3 has introduced the RADIUS for Apple’s iPhone 5. Billed as “the only aluminum case that showcases the iPhone 5’s design elements with its ultra minimalistic approach” and weighing in at less than 1/5...

Bell Rogue Helmet

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 10, 2013
The Bell Rogue Motorcycle Helmet will certainly add roguish appeal to your two-wheeled commute. The latest offering from Bell Helmets marks a bold return to military aesthetics, featuring an adjustable and removable muzzle for defense against the ele...

Montana Cans Takes Us Behind The Scenes

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 7, 2013
Founded by a collection of street artists in 1995, Montana Cans swiftly became a power player in the graffiti world for its meticulously-tested quality and endless variety. From its humble beginnings as a garage-based salesroom, the German art utensi...

An Inside Look at Pininfarina

DesignComments ⋅ Jan 4, 2013
Crane.tv journalist Seyna Van Der Linden takes an in-depth look at Italian design firm Pininfarina in this mini-doc. Best known for its automobile design, Pininfarina has branched out into industrial design with its non-automobile offshoot...

Alfred Dunhill Turbo Lighters

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 21, 2012
Luxury fashion brand Dunhill have released a collection of Turbo lighters. Drawing a firm reference to Dunhill’s sports lighters from the 1920s, each of the lighters are made with exceptional material and executed with textured designs. Each lu...

Alpine x Les Ateliers Ruby Helmet

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 20, 2012
Les Ateliers Ruby has just debuted its latest project, teaming up with Alpine, the racing outfit of parent company Renault, on a special helmet. Celebrating the recent Renault Alpine A110/50 concept which we covered here, the helmet is a replica of t...

Vitsoe to Exclusively Produce Dieter Rams Furniture

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 13, 2012
Dieter Rams, the former head of design at Braun, has made furniture brand Vitsoe the exclusive worldwide licensee of his complete collection of furniture designs. Established by Niels Vitsoe and Otto Zapf near Frankfurt, Germany in 1959, Vitsoe has p...