DESIGN | SNARKITECTURE TURNS THE NATIONAL MUSEUM INTO A “BEACH”

August 6, 2015  |  art, Design  |  Comments Off

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Now through September 7, visitors to Washington DC's National Museum can go "swimming" at the giant Beach that has taken over the Great Hall. Created by Daniel ArshamAlex Mustonen's Brooklyn-based Read More

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DESIGN | THE NEW STAR TREK ENTERPRISE BUILDING IN CHINA

May 27, 2015  |  Design  |  Comments Off

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In China's Fujian Province, tech executive and unrepentant Trekkie Lui Deijian has taken nerd-dom to new levels by creating the new headquarters for his Netdragon game development empire in the image of the USS Enterprise NCC-1701-E. Fully licensed and Read More

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DESIGN | THE INCREDIBLE UI DESIGN OF AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

May 20, 2015  |  Design, Tech  |  Comments Off

At a time when digital user experience is king, London-based Territory Studio—the crew responsible for the incredible, omnipresent digital interfaces in Avengers: Age of Ultron—might just be the best UI team in the world. Have a look at the reel above, which draws together a look at the over Read More

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LAST LOOK | RON ARAD “IN REVERSE” AT PAUL KASMIN GALLERY, NYC

March 10, 2015  |  art, Design  |  Comments Off

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Iconic Israeli artist, designer, and architect Ron Arad's sculptural installation In Reverse only has a few days left in residence at Paul Kasmin Gallery in NYC before it closes on March 14,  but it's well worth the trip. Featuring an incredible array of six of Arad’s “Pressed Flower” sculptures made up of compressed Fiat 500s in varying colors mounted on the Read More

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HOLLYWOOD | JAMES JEAN DESIGNS LOGO FOR FILM PRODUCTION COMPANY BLOOM

November 17, 2014  |  Design, Film  |  Comments Off

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Super touch buddy & visionary painter James Jean turned his focus from fine art to Hollywood recently when he designed a pair of logos for the nascent film production company Bloom. The main design, featuring a Read More

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DESIGN | NEWS: VISIONARY DESIGNER MARC NEWSON JOINS APPLE

September 7, 2014  |  Design, Tech  |  Comments Off

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Renowned designer and  Supertouch buddy Marc Newson is joining Apple to work with the company's head of design Jony Ive. This is massive news as the company gears up to enter new product categories and expand the market for its newly-acquired Beats brand.  Said Newson of the move,  "I'm full of admiration and respect for the extraordinary design work that has been produced by Read More

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DESIGN | HISTORY 101: GERMANY’S BAUHAUS MONEY BY HERBERT BAYER

September 3, 2014  |  Design  |  Comments Off

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In 1923, the German economy was devastated by World War I. As hyperinflation set in and prices rose exponentially, common currency became worthless. To meet the demand, paper notes were printed almost nightly in every region, jumping from thousands to millions to billions. These marks were known as notgeld, or Read More

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DESIGN | FIRST GLIMPSE OF NEW STAR WARS EPISODE VII STORMTROOPER HELMETS

August 15, 2014  |  Design, Film  |  Comments Off

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Inside sources (who by this point are probably no longer "inside") have leaked images of the new Stormtrooper helmets appearing in the forthcoming J.J. Abrams-helmed Star Wars Episode VII film. Set 30 years after Return of the Jedi, these helmets clearly demonstrate the logical evolution in form from the classic helmets of Read More

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DESIGN | THE LOTUS BUILDING IN WUJIN, CHINA

August 12, 2014  |  Design  |  Comments Off

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Home to some of the most banal and sublime modern architecture, China has just unveiled a stunning new sculptural building Called the Lotus Building that falls into the latter category. Located in the heart of Wujin, the burgeoning southern district of Changzhou, Jiangsu PRC, the structure and the surrounding 3.5 hectare People’s Park have been designed by Australian firm Read More

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DESIGN | KEIICHI TANAAMI’S PSYCHEDELIC HONDA NX650 FOR SUPER EYEWEAR

July 30, 2014  |  art, Design, Film  |  Comments Off

As an homage to the biker influence of their current "Motorpsycho" sunglasses collection, eyewear brand Super commissioned legendary Japanese psychedelic pop artist Keiichi Tanaami to customize a 1988 Honda NX650 from Italian bike shop Basic Garage with his trademark hallucinogenic graphics and some bold bodywork in a collab we never could have imagined. Read More

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