Tag: DESIGN

12 Dec 2016

Adidas Shoes Made From Ocean Plastic Are Finally Here

Adidas latest running shoe is subtle and soft-looking, with stitching that evokes the sea. Its also made almost entirely from plastic recovered from the ocean.Last year, Adidas teased a prototypeof a shoe that it was working on with the intent of playing a small role in cleaning up the oceans and adjust its supply chain […]

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14 Nov 2016

Amazon Japan Releases Special Manga-focused eReader

Japanese comics, called manga, are hugely popular. Although you probably knew that, you probably don’t know the extent of it. In 2015, Japan’s bestselling manga series, One Piece, sold more than 14 million copies. It helps that the format runs a hugely broad spectrum of topics; they’re not just action-packed comics aimed at children but […]

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18 Oct 2016

‘Official Fake’: The Vetements Approach to Entering a New Market

Glossy.co by HILARY MILNES OCT 18, 2016 Vetements knows how to start a fashion frenzy. The fashion brand led by Demna Gvasalia, also the creative director of Balenciaga, sprung up seemingly out of nowhere in the past year with its street-inspired take on luxury fashion. Its pared-down designs and reimaginations on classic American brands (Champion, Hanes and […]

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29 Sep 2016

Gravity Sketch Lets you create 3D Models in Virtual Reality

Designing 3D objects could be a lot easier when you’re working in 3D. That’s the premise behind Gravity Sketch, which is launching today as a virtual reality software tool that allows people to create three-dimensional computer models in VR. The London-based company, also called Gravity Sketch, is designed for everyone from computer-aided design (CAD) novices […]

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20 Sep 2016

It’s All About Sneakers @Concepts NYC and Aglit Italy

“They (sneakers) are the most important signifier and, sometimes, the great equalizer.” -Jon Caramanica, The New York Times “They are the way two men assess each other from afar: slight head nod of acknowledgment, followed by a focusing of the eyes on the foot of the other, to see where he stands, and what he stands […]

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15 Sep 2016

Flash is Fast, Flash is Cool @Xuly.Bët SS17

Xuly Bët (“Keep an open mind” in Wolof), the label founded by Mali-born designer Lamine Kouyaté, showed a collection inspired by his mother and her fight for women’s rights at the Kelly Cutrone/People’s Revolution show on Wednesday morning. One printed dress directly referenced International Women’s Day.

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14 Sep 2016

“Let the Games Begin” Assembly NY x Raquel Allegra

 “It’s time for designers to do something personal and dynamic.” – Greg Armas of Assembly, a gallerist-turned-designer as well as retailer with stores in New York and Los Angeles. At the joint show of Assembly New York x Raquel Allegra held on September 14th at the Old Gym at 268 Mulberry Street, guests were treated […]

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