This home's 18 ft single piece oak kitchen island sits adjacent to a 32 ft glass door wall- only a couple of design features among many in this retreat compound in the CA redwoods, designed by CCS Architecture.
Erich Ginder’s new "Materialized" vase is the first in a series of products created by scanning heavily adorned forms with laser scanners, resulting in jewel like abstractions free of the designers hand.
Commemorating 125 years of design and development by the US Playing Card Company, the Bicycle 125: Anniversary Edition feature a distinctive, vintage aesthetic and a signature metallic foil design on a special edition tuck case.
A beautifully designed souvenir sheet honoring 100 years of Swiss postage stamps (back in 1943). Designed by Albert Yersin of Lutry and Hans Thoni and Bern, with decorative borders designed by Orell Fuessly A.G.
Run for Rest won the Public Design Festival in Milan. Architects Joana Pestana Lages and Maria Joao Fonseca mock modern life by using a hamster wheel like contraption to force one user to work (run) to cradle the second.
Letter to Jane Magazine has brought DIY culture to the iPad. With contributions and interviews from Yoko Ono, Hedi Slimane, No Age, Jody Rogac, Passion Pit, and more. The Portland OR zine has packaged a lot into a simple app!
Infiniti collaborates with Bell & Ross to produce this special edition BR03-02 Instrument Phantom watch. According to Infiniti this watch commemorates the launch of the special edition Infiniti FX Limited Edition performance crossover.
Peep-Hole: No Soul For Sale. Maurizio Cattelan and curators Cecilia Alemani and Massimiliano Gioni unite over 60 non-profit centers, alternative institutions, artists’ collectives and independent enterprises from around the world.
Banksy found in Chicago adds more hype to his new documentary "Exit Through the Gift Shop". Owner of Maxwell Collette Gallery, Oliver Hild, set out to find this image after he saw it on Banksy's website.
Photographer Jean-Philippe Tremblay and graphic designer Jean-Nicolas Dauwe started a new platform, Exode, for creative literary, visual and animated work. They seek to give artists the exposure the recognition they deserve.
Artist Mike Leavitt was kind enough to sit down with us for an exclusive interview just ahead of his upcoming show, "Pitchfork Pals", which opens tomorrow in London. Above is his amazing Banksy sculpture.
KICK OFF at Nikolaj – Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, combines contemporary art and football, giving a critical-aesthetic impulse to the soccer fever which will no doubt be raging up to and during the World Cup.
Eccentric Hostels Partner up with HostelsClub, featuring a variety of eccentric places to stay from jumbo jets to prisons, abandoned trains to underground caves which have been turned into hostels in various sites around the world.
Brix – Boxes and manuals - More than a catalogue, this is a story (told by many people): the innovation lies in the form of communication. Design by Massimo Nadalini and Claudio La Viola, produced by Brix.
What do you get when you mix Pirates, the CIA & The Mothership Group? Pop Up Pirates is part late night bar, part installation launching next week in London. Expect big & bold letter forms in this old factory venue.
Sweza uses QR Codes to preserve graffiti, photographing graffiti before it is removed by local authorities. Once the graffiti has been removed, he adds a QR Code in the same location, leading to an image of the original.
Seven Ply goes green by recycling old, broken, beat-up skate decks. A perfect way to improve your earth while rocking a one of a kind piece of jewelry. This recycled skateboard ring has been cut, sanded, sealed and is ready to ride on.
The re-development of ‘De Boogjes’ by Mecanoo Architecten grouped 4 blocks of buildings into a single entity with two bookends-like awning displaying a changing selection of poems from Poetry International Rotterdam.
The Hyundai Aebulle is a design study of a futuristic three-wheeler vehicle with an electric powertrain and a magnesium frame. The author is design student Shane Baxley from the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA.
The Lucinahaven kindergarten is divided into 6 small sections each with its own graphic theme. These sections form a geometric hexagonal system, which together form a daisy. By Danish architects Cebra, who were also behind #18981
The Piloh project was born to prevent old objects from reaching their cruel destiny. Chipped marble cups, rusty spoons, broken object are trasformed and take on a new life. Wool, like a parasite, slowly appropriates the surface. By Paola Santilli.
Impossible is not a word italian plastics manufacturer Kartell and design diva Starck are ready to take. The beautiful Mr. Impossible chair defies standard manufacturing processes and moves design forward to the future.
Shoe sculptures and wearable limited edition customized Air Force One (Wired) by artist Gabriel Dishaw on exhibit in Chicago. Installed for 1 night only at sneaker shop Saint Alfred and then a month long gallery exhibition at 360SEE.