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J. L. Lawson & Co. “The Cell” 6061-T6 Machined Survival Kit

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 13, 2012
With the Mayan apocalypse looming large, J. L. Lawson & Co. look to cover the bases with this mini survival kit. Dubbed “The Cell” 6061-T6 Machined Survival Kit, this nifty water-resistant container is CNC machined from 6061-T6 alumin...

Victorinox 2012 TOMO Swiss Army Knife

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 13, 2012
For those of you in need of a stylish yet functional pocket tool, Victorinox has got you covered with the latest TOMO Swiss Army Knife. Designed by Japanese firm Abitax, the TOMO sees the multifunction pocketknife condensed into its purest form. The...

Stiff Releases a Dieter Rams-Inspired Smoking Pipe

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 9, 2012
Traditional in practice yet groundbreaking in vision, the Dieter Rams-inspired smoking pipe by plastic enthusiasts Stiff is a new take on the age-old instrument. Entirely coated in polished thermo plastic with a briar wood tobacco chamber, the Stiff...

James Bond’s Skyfall Yacht Selling for $14.2 Million

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 9, 2012
Since costarring in the latest James Bond movie Skyfall alongside Daniel Craig, the Regina has come up on the market. The 56-meter steel super schooner can comfortably accommodate 12 guests and 7 staff inside its six-guest staterooms, which include t...

Stampd Sea-Miner

DesignComments ⋅ Nov 9, 2012
Designed in the vein of all Stamp’d products, the Sea-Miner is the LA label’s new 5’8″-long surfboard. Minimal in aesthetic, the board was shaped by Max VanVille and features Chris Stamp’s preferred black and white color...

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...