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Quiksilver x Tange Vandal Star R Fixed Gear Frameset

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 8, 2012
Quiksilver has ventured out of the water with its latest offering, the Vandal Star R fixed gear frameset produced in collaboration with Japanese bike company Tange and Japanese rider Yuki Takamiya. The matte black frame is crafted from lightweight al...

The AA Stool by Torafu Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 5, 2012
Japanese design firm Torafu Architects presents the AA Stool. Made from 2×4 Canadian red cedar wood modules with legs which have been cut at a slight diagonal angle on both ends, the combination of these simple “A-letter” profile com...

Straight Line Designs Custom Furniture

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 5, 2012
In the world of interior design, the role furniture plays is an often overlooked yet crucial element to the feel and personality of any architectural space. Owned by Judson Beaumont, Vancouver-based Straight Line Designs specializes in quirky, surrea...

Redefining What It Means to Make Music on Turntables

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 3, 2012
The advancement of digital technologies has allowed just about everyone with a mobile phone, tablet, personal computer or gaming system to become an amateur musician. Now, with one of the more unorthodox approaches in recent memory, comes the Dyskogr...

Moleskine Introduces Its Newest Lineup of Colors in This Stop-Motion Video

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 1, 2012
With the intention of injecting some color into one’s schedule, Moleskine introduces its latest selection of planners in this creative stop-motion video. The short film takes the planner’s function to heart, incorporating the item into a...

Coca-Cola “Bottleware” Exhibition by nendo @ DESIGNTIDE TOKYO 2012

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 1, 2012
Coca-Cola was the subject of a recent art exhibit with design collective nendo at the helm. Dubbed “Bottleware,” this display recycles glass bottles turning the material into chic, handcrafted bowls. With prices ranging from ¥5,250 JPY (a...

Incase Presents Its the Hardshell Roller Suitcase

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 1, 2012
Incase has just debuted its latest collection, the EO Travel Collection, consisting of luggage pieces for travelers who are constantly on the move. The highlight of the collection is the functional Hardshell Roller suitcase, a midsize carry-on. The...

Steve Jobs’ Yacht “Venus” Makes Its First Appearance

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 28, 2012
Christened “Venus” after the Roman goddess of love and beauty, the yacht Steve Jobs had been designing before his untimely death has been spotted in Aalsmeer, Netherlands. The vessel was reportedly a joint effort between the Apple legend...

The Tyde Table by Vitra

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 27, 2012
The Tyde Table from Switzerland’s Vitra is a new generation of height-adjustable tables where the technology required for adjustment has been seamlessly integrated by using electric power to alternate between 65 cm and 125 cm. Playing into the...

For the Growing Standing Desk Trend, Homlris’s Height-Adjustable XTable

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 26, 2012
Danish furniture company Holmris has just released the height-adjustable XTable. Designed by KiBiSi, the design firm also responsible for designing AiAiAi’s Capital headphones, the XTable is built to accommodate a range of working positions fro...

Marc Newson Speaks on the New Industrial Revolution

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 26, 2012
Regularly lending his talents to the likes of Nike, Qantas, Ford and more, Marc Newson is considered to be one of the most innovative and accomplished industrial designers in the world, garnering recognition for his work through accolades that includ...

The Process and Making of the Killspencer Veil by James Jean OVM iPhone Case

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 25, 2012
Created for the launch of James Jean’s new accessories collection under the James Jean OVM label, the Los Angeles-based artist and designer teamed up with Killspencer for the Killspencer Veil by James Jean OVM iPhone Case. Constructed out of br...

Modular Space Frame Structures by formkind

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 21, 2012
Innovative ways to create spaces within spaces, formkind’s Modular Space Frame Structures are based on the triangle as their basic unit. The structures utilize lightweight steel space frame systems that form the backbone for layers of acoustica...

Jean Prouvé Exhibition @ Jousse Entreprise

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 20, 2012
The latest pieces from celebrated French designer and craftsman Jean Prouvé are now on display in his native country. True to form, Prouvé’s latest designs include an array of desks, chairs, tables, shelving and more, all constructed in a combi...

A Beautifully Designed Foosball Table by CB2 and Scot Herbst

DesignComments ⋅ Oct 20, 2012
Designed, in the words of its designer Scot Herbst, as “something super playful but extremely relevant to a young working professional decorating their loft or apartment,” the “Phoos” foosball table is a refined take on the cl...