Northern Delights, a new book from Gestalten, features living spaces and interior product designs from Scandinavia’s most forward thinking design avatars with a focus on sustainability. Referencing iconic designs and working with guest editor Emma Fexeus, a long reigning authority on sustainable design (she’s been in the top ten of  The Times‘, The Guardian‘s and The Telegraph‘s design blog list for […]

Did you know that Bob Marley’s family has a product movement that sells earth-friendly and innovative audio electronics and lifestyle goodies? The release of the ‘Lively Up’ Collection from the not misleadingly titled The House of Marley sports the exclusive, earth-friendly, in-house developed and durable REWIND fabric. Composed of reclaimed hemp and organic cotton, combined with […]

16 Dec
Textile designs take center stage at Japanese label's latest

Intricate textile designs and patterns with earth-toned hues embody White Mountaineering’s Spring/Summer 2012 Footwear Collection that includes lace-up boots, high and low top sneakers. The sneakers are characterized by leather uppers, patterned cloth, and bold colored contrasts in the toe and heel area while sand hued leather boots have embroidered details. Yosuke Aizawa, the creator […]

5 Dec
Featuring premium Nubuck leather & contrast stitching

The Argentina-based leather company Arandu‘s Capybara briefcase is nothing short of quality, and continues the store’s tradition of solid products assembled with high level craftsmanship. The contrast stitching integrated in the premium Nubuk leather, supple calf skin and polished hardware makes for a versatile, nicely designed briefcase. It also features a shoulder strap. Pick it up […]

8 Nov
18K gold-plated or chrome finish pistol bedside lighting

Famed French product designer Philippe Starck‘s latest work for FLOS strikes a bold look, emulating the a 9mm gat which you can gleefully peruse the beautiful forms in your copy of Fräulein by. The Bedside Gun Table Lamp features a die cast aluminum lamp body with an over molded polymer coating, utilizing an electronic dimmer on the […]

15 Sep
SCION & Gluekit present artists of product design

For their latest gallery exhibit, Scion has recruited the crew over at Gluekit (American designers Christopher Sleboda and Kathleen Sleboda) to curate an exhibit showcasing artists who focus on product design. Blurring the line between collectibility and function, A Product of Design celebrates a different type of creative artist. Moving away from their usual fair […]

15 Aug
Lightweight and sturdy water-resistant vinylon

Ace has a knack for creating some truly unique products for their boutique hotels. Not only are the brands they collaborate with usually spot on, but the quality of the products is top notch — such as with their Pendleton Wool Blanket or Converse Chuck Taylors. Today they unveil the Ace x Fjällräven Kånken Pack. […]

7 Jul
Quite likely the first fixed-gear bike inspired by boardshorts

The Livery Design Gruppe’s (LDG) custom-created Phantom 4D bicycle is the latest in the capsule collection collaboration between the design company and Hurley. The award-winning Phantom Boardshorts inspired the Phantom 4D project, which Hurley launched in June in response to increased performance demands. The tech advanced Phantom Boardshorts incorporated Nike Flywire technology and feature a […]