To commemorate one of their country’s greatest contributions to pop culture, Japan names Godzilla tourism ambassador for the city’s Shinjuku ward. Apart from a real-scale head of the city-destroying monster displayed on the balcony of a commercial complex at the Kabukicho shopping district in Tokyo, the Hotel Gracery Shinjuku is also dedicating some suites in its hotel in honor of the momentous occasion.
Ben Brucker decided the walls of the creative agency he worked for needed some life and with a budget of $300, he gets to work on designing an epic, inexpensive, and temporary mural that is sure to ignite some creative juices around the place.
In China, a hidden door provides the only separation to the ultimate juxtaposition between light and dark and lunch or spirits in Flask and The Press. No one is the wiser as the vintage Coca Cola vending machine leading to the hidden lounge doesn’t look particularly out of place against the wall of The Press sandwich shop and this is exactly what makes Flask different amid the number of speakeasy-themed bars sprouting around the area.
Alen Yacht creates what dreams are made of when it comes to living the high-life in the high seas. Combining a sleek design with powerful mechanics, the Turkish boat manufacturer collaborated with world-renowned international architects Foster + Partners to manufacture the agile Alen 68.
Openbox Architects heeds the call of an entrepreneur who wanted a tricked out garage with museum-quality standards in Bangkok, Thailand. Designed by ONION, the interior is a combination of whimsy and awesome with an impressive Be@rbrick collectibles displayed behind glass walls on the left.
The Edgar Hotel in Paris has 13 rooms, each designed with a different concept. Founder Guillaume Rouget-Lauchaire had his family and closest friends come up with a concept for each room with one room for himself. The result being 13 rooms, each offering a singular experience.
The AKA Luxury Mobile Suite is an Airstream trailer decked out with amenities aplenty. Furnished with AKA linens, towels and bathrobes, flat-panel TV/DVD and other luxuries, the trailer is part of a curated experience down the California coast.
The International Aquatic Plants Layout Contest is an intense competition that lets participants showcase their beautiful aquariums. This competition isn’t about the fish in the tank, but rather the foliage, rocks, moss and other aquatic elements that make a beautiful environment.
Mira Schröder reinvents the concept of a conventional brick-and-mortar shop with BLESS HOME.
Every parent looks for ways to get their young children to want to sleep in and stay in their own beds. These cleverly designed beds, which include a fort, a tree house and a tent are functionally designed beds that kids will be excited to spend the night in.