Tag - design

Win New Wave Chess!

Daniel Young has designed a new chess/checkerboard. Basically it lets you play without being worried that the pieces could get scattered, either by high winds, children or pets. I’m going to let them explain it to you because...

TED Hits 50 Million Video Views

TED is awesome. It stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design. And if you haven’t checked them out, you’ve missed presentations/videos/audio/performances from everybody from Jane Goodall to Stephen Hawking to Craig Venter to...

Paul Pope and DKNY to Party Like It’s...

In a desperate attempt to get somebody like me to pay attention to them, DKNY has allied themselves with the ridiculously talented Paul Pope. Pope, for the uninitiated among you, has done a ton of comic and illustration work, including two...

Neko City: Hell of a Way to Create a Handbag

So originally I scoffed at the idea that Sanrio is targeting their Hello Kitty products to young men now. And not to sound like a sexist bastard, but come on, Hello Kitty is quite possibly the most girly-girl thing in the world. Even young...

Cloverfield Model Shots Done on the Cheap in...

Okay, no, sorry, I’m lying again. Although that’s the first thing I thought of when BLDG BLOG made us aware of a bunch of pics–they’re of a post-apocalyptic metropolis, built in three rooms in an apartment in Sweden...

Coffee lock cup

Efrat Gommeh’s Lock Cup: Because the...

Efrat Gommeh is a designer who solves problems. Here, it’s the problem of people who steal your coffee cup. Around here, coffee cups are sacred objects. So stealing them is a huge no-no. This, however, is ingenious. Each cup comes with...

Alice’s Tea Party: New Cup! New Cup...

Lipton has been in Japan for a hundred years now. To celebrate the occasion, Nendo designed an installation inspired by Alice in Wonderland and the mad tea party that occurred within. The chairs, the table, the wallpaper…it’s all...