23 Dec
Sci-fi performance sneakers for the 25th Century

Couture fashion designer Rick Owens teams up with adidas for a collection of “sneakers” for the latter’s Spring/Summer 2014 season. As can be expected of the highly futuristic Owens, the shoe’s design looks like something ripped from the costume department of a sci-fi flick, although there is a strong influence of adidas performance shoe background. The […]


19 Jul
Futuristic nautical creation for art dealer Kenny Schachter

World renowned architect/designer Zaha Hadid has been commissioned by London-based art dealer and writer Kenny Schachter to design a boat as part of his Rove projects, also home to the Z-Car which is another collaborative project between the power duo. Measuring at 8 meters (~26ft), the asymmetric, carbon fibre and fiberglass speedboat will be offered […]


8 May
Znug Design's sustainable ode to the most famous bike in manga

Taking some serious cues from the most famous motorcycle in manga, the zecOO mOtOrcycle from Japan’s Znug Design is one of the more headturning electric motorcycles to have left the EV dream studio. Loosely inspired by Tetsuo Shima’s famed motorcycle in Akira, the zecOO is only matched in futuristic looks by the likes of the […]


22 Mar
Lost In A Supermarket tests Nike's athletic tech gadget motivator racing on frozen Swedish lakes... how much Fuel will it earn?

We just got a Nike FuelBand delivered to our offices, and we have to admit we’re both stoked and a bit perturbed. We appreciate the preview, but what exactly are you trying to tell us Nike? I mean we know the Fat Tire and Balvenie has its waistline effects, but dammit we’re working on it! […]


6 Mar
Celebrating 60 years of original iconic Italian "Flying Saucer"

One of the most headturning vehicles in a sea of headturning European unveilings at this week’s Geneva Motor Show is this latest concept from Alfa Romeo. In collaboration with Milano race specialists Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera, the Disco Volante 2012 is a modern interpretation of the brand’s iconic 1952 Disco Volante (aka “Flying Saucer”), which is […]


17 Mar
Åsa Kärner's retro-futuristic wonderfulness

Growing up my parents had a chair in the downstairs playroom left over from the 70s that looked a lot like the Silkchair above. As a child I was drawn to its woven complexity; I couldn’t understand how all that space still held me up, and I couldn’t quite figure out the logic to its […]


25 Jan
Hisashi Fukatami's future forward footwear

Compared to Diet Butcher Slim Skin’s previous seasons, the Retro High Tops above are actually considerably more restrained. The Japanese label — founded in 1997 by designer Hisashi Fukatami — is known for its avant-garde vision, so this high top shoe fits their manifesto. Available in 4 suede colorways, the Diet Butcher Slim Skin’s Retro High […]


20 Dec
More animated craziness from LA's future driven beatsmith

Los Angeles producer and man of the future worlds Flying Lotus gets the Adult Swim treatment in this video for his track “Zodiac Shit”. Is it as good as the misanthropic robots turning against their human overlords? I’d say it’s pretty damn close…