YOY

nice work from japanese design studio yoy. this makes me want to get every single piece of furniture and useless “design” objects in my apartment. and by “furniture”, i mean half-broken ikea stuff picked up in the street by my roommates… by lil

settle down


love this. its gotta be my favorite eames chair that never got produced. the lounge chair is circa 1944 by charles eames and ray eames, made of molded plywood and steel rod. now where can you get this? by dd

year of the snake

yokan is a traditional japanese confectionery made of white azuki bean, red bean jelly (agar-agar) and powdered japanese green tea. i love the packaging made for the year of the snake, the taste- not so much.  by ak

Street Level – by Robert Brownjohn

first published in 1961, robert brownjohn’s images of street typeography opened design filtered eyes and minds to the beauty and nuances of ‘naive’ type. that either created without contemporary intent or without design intent at all. there is beauty whenever you not only look, but see. by kl

IN MEMORY OF TOBIAS WONG

remembering tobi wong – “contemporary design’s most nimble provocateur” and one of the most inspirational pioneers to conceptual art and design. by cp

beat treat

beats by dre releases their first artist designed headphones and they’re designed by our friend tristan eaton. you can get them at the apple store in the united states or here. by ak