25 Oct
Redesigned gems by dsquared2, Missoni, Tokujin Yoshioka & more

Kartell may have started out by producing plastic car accessories, but they’ve since grown into designing and manufacturing a slew of award winning products. Their latest endeavor is an auction involving 45 of their unique pieces developed for the Kartell Loves Milano charity in conjunction with Sothebey’s. The auction, taking place today,Tuesday, October 25, will […]


20 Jul
Latest in understatement for Originals by Originals collection

Master of subtlety Jeremy Scott returns with another high-top that’s the apotheosis of understatement. The latest sneaker release in his adidas Originals by Originals collection, the “JS Streetball”, features a Frankenstein-like amalgamation of bold colors and farflung materials — including shiny lizard skin, transparent neon green plastic and faux leopard fur. Not for the faint […]


17 Jun
Travel plans for the addicted gamer might be a little less stressful

Summer usually signifies the end of classes and the beginning of freedom. For those that work throughout the year it’s usually the time vacations are taken, and if you’re planning one with friends or family but can’t seem to ditch your gaming addiction at home, this might solve your dilemma. The G155 Mobile Gaming Environment […]


2 May
The hell of war comes home

A commentary on the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder on the waves of American veterans returning from tours of duty in Iraq. These toy soldiers — an obvious twist on the ubiquitous green plastic soldiers kids play with the world over — are an art project titled Casualties of War. As creators Dorothy write: “The […]


29 Mar
Charles Moore draws attention to the growing, choking problem of plastic debris in our seas for TED

We touched on this epic plastic dilemma facing the Planet Earth a couple years back when we covered photographer Chris Jordan’s Midway: Message from the Gyre in 2009, but it doesn’t get any less scary. We have a serious, serious fucked up problem with our consumption of plastics, and if nothing changes we can just […]


25 Mar
From Italian luxury label's latest accessory collection

It’s officially time to start thinking about re-stocking your frame game for upcoming spring festivities. In that line of thinking, these new sunglasses by luxury Italian label Tod’s for their Spring/Summer 2011 accessories collection are a good place to start. Although usually known for their high end leather goods, the design of these re-worked aviator-style […]


2 Mar
Like Wonder Woman's jet, only in sneaker form

The always playful Jeremy Scott continues his winged assault on the traditional high top sneaker with his latest creation. Part of this season’s adidas Originals by Originals collection, the aptly named JS Wings “Invisible” are to footwear what Wonder Woman’s jet is to aircraft. The upper is constructed of a transparent plastic with white laces […]


25 Jan
Jamy Yang's eco-plastic Jiujie Chair for Steelcase

In order to make people think about the pervasiveness of industrial waste, Chinese designer Jamy Yang created the above Jiujie Chair for American furniture maker Steelcase. Yang invented the eco-plastic used in the chair in 2010, and with it wove a sort of nest around the frame of the chair — which when you sit […]