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
original sketch of the nike logo by berthold. courtesy of carolyn davidson.
i have always wondered what it looked like…carolyn davidson designed the swoosh in 1971 while she was a graphic design student at portland state university. phil knight, who was teaching an accounting class at the university at the time, stated of the logo: “i don’t love it, but it will grow on me.” well… by nk
onomatopoeia pencils, comic book style. i think ed ruscha would love the first one. by sv
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
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
remembering tobi wong – “contemporary design’s most nimble provocateur” and one of the most inspirational pioneers to conceptual art and design. by cp
new retractable beds by flow, saving you so much space that you could go jogging in your apartment. bet you can’t find this in ikea. by ak
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
from commune by pp.
as geeky as they come and as japanese as we love, taizo keruda makes the most beautiful ceramics. modern morandi. by
sheer purple velvet. by dd
the story behind the famous ‘just do it’ tagline. by wn