The creative director of French fashion brand Thierry Mugler and stylist to Lady Gaga Nicola Formichetti will open his first temporary shop in Manhattan next week. Designed by New York-based Gage/Clemenceau Architects, “the place is comprised of hundreds of robotically cut, mirrored facets, mounted to lightweight composite structural backing. These individual reflective facets are hung […]Read more "Formichetti’s First Pop-Up Shop"
According to Sony Worldwide Studios chief Shuhei Yoshida, platform holders will be able to offer “almost dangerous kinds of interactivity” with the player within the next ten years. Games will know more about the player on a whole, know how they could be feeling by reading more than just player movements. Titles will be so […]Read more "Sony Says Games Will Read Emotions in 10 Years"
For the launch of British footwear designer, Rupert Sanderson’s shoe – designed exclusively for Asia and named after the city of Hong Kong – he collaborated with Hong Kong’s flower boutique, Ellerman. Perhaps an unknown fact, but every pair of Rupert Sanderson shoes is named after an English daffodil taken from the Classified List of […]Read more "Rupert Sanderson x Ellerman"
Luxury Culture showcases a series of ‘gastronomic experiences’ from their archives. I’ve selected a few that caught my eye and have added one to the collection. My addition is the Flower Pot Starter and Earl Grey in Mini-Watering Can, as part of the Tour 1 Chef Tasting Menu at Hong Kong’s Mandarin Oriental.Read more "Gastronomic Experiences"
Hong Kong-based branding and communications agency Marc & Chantal Design have taken inspiration from the city’s homes to design the Home Affairs Bureau Civic Education Resource Centre. Delivering messages on civic education to empower youths to grow into responsible citizens, the resource centre includes a library, two conference rooms and a gallery. Using a die-cut […]Read more "Home Affairs Bureau Civic Education Resource Centre"
JumpFromPaper™ is a playful and innovative line of handbags created by Taipei-based design duo, Chay Su and Rika Lin. 2D, hand-drawn, cartoon-like illustrations have been made into real bags. Despite their slim appearance, apparently, each bag has enough space to accommodate personal belongings and a laptop. Currently sold online and in Asia Pacific, there are […]Read more "JumpFromPaper™"
Featured in PSFK’s Future of Retail report is the following two concepts that utilise Microsoft Kinect‘s gesture-tracking technology: “Fashion retailer Nordstrom created a digital window display at it’s Seattle flagship store that allowed pedestrains to virtually paint on the glass. The technology captured hand gestures and converted these actions into corresponding white streaks that appeared […]Read more "Retail meets with Mircosoft Kinect"
For the first time in Danish history the regional postal service, Post Danmark has invited fashion brands to redesign of their post stamps. One of which is menswear brand, Soulland, whose design centers on mens fashion accessories. “For me menswear is about details and editing to reach a core and this comes across well in […]Read more "Danish Post Stamps by Fashion Designer"
I’ve just seen this AMAZING animation by SUMO Science at Aardman Animations, the team behind Wallace & Gromit. As I was watching, I wondered how they got the torch light to look like a real fire. It turns out it was real! I checked out the ‘Making Of’ video and turns out the entire thing […]Read more "Creative Processes"