Medicom Toy’s Bearbrick has come a long way with a string of continuous success over the past decade. To commemorate this achievement, Medicom Toy has released a series of collaborative bags alongside Japanese brand Head Porter. The two present these exclusive bags that comes in a black and polka dot detailing. The bags also come along with a special Bearbrick keychain that is a figurehead for Bearbrick’s 10th anniversary. Expect … Read More →
Bearbrick is back with another high-profile collaboration with American rock band Linkin Park. Bearbrick’s eminent figure is seen here with a black and grey colorway sporting “Linkin Park” on the right leg with artistic graphics seen on the arm, main body and head. The toy will coincide with the band’s charitable “A Thousand Horizons” event at nicofarre in Tokyo which will benefit the victims of the earthquake and tsunami disasters in … Read More →
It’s not all about being futuristic and hi-tech in Japan, as traditional art and culture still inspire local creators and manufactures. The Daruma has become synonymous with Zen and good luck charm as it has evolved into such a strong point of Japanese heritage. The history of the original paper doll dates back to the mid-1700s in ancient Japan. Though Daruma is not confined to the past, Tokyo-based toymaker Medicom … Read More →
B Yoshida and Porter link up to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Gunpla, the model kits from the storied Japanese anime Gundam. Packaged neatly in a top-notch bag, the hobby kit features a multitude of pockets and compartment for storage of paint and tools, while transforming itself into a work booth as well. Featured in this package is the nylon ripstop bag as well as a special HG 1/144 RX-78-2 … Read More →
Scandinavian brand AIAIAI collaborate with MOMOT on a series of paper toys. The project conceived with AIAIAI’s Korean partners, IconSupply, bring MOMOT into the picture who have garnered a huge following for their paper-derived 3D figures. AIAIAI patterns are applied throughout each piece with availability through IconSupply and soon, the AIAIAI webstore.
designboom made the trip to Ferrari’s factories in Italy to present a stunning look into the construction process. Behind some of the world’s most sought after automotive brands, the visuals presented encompass several steps within the production process. The 21,000 square meter assembly line space is divided amongst V8 and V12 lines where the chassises, seat materials, dashboards and inserts all come together as one.
As part of its special edition Black Series range, Mercedes-Benz has upgraded the C63 AMG coupe with a brand new model. Weighing nearly 44 pounds less than its original counterpart, the C63 AMG Coupe Black Series features a M156 6.2-liter V8 engine that boasts 510 horsepower and 457 pound-feet of torque. Sitting much lower than the standard C63 AMG with widened tracks and forged wheels, the model also features modified … Read More →
Star Wars fans will be pleased to hear that, after much rumor and speculation, Microsoft has announced the release of an all-new limited edition Xbox 360 Star Wars Bundle. Fully immersing users in the experience, the bundle comes complete with an R2-D2-themed console box that’s been loaded with 320 gigabytes of hard drive space and a shiny wireless controller designed to resemble C3PO. What’s more, the unit employs the first … Read More →
Alchemy Creative present this engaging profile on a teacher, collector and car enthusiast named Marlowe. Espousing the benefits of keeping old things in good condition as well as the quality of vintage cars due to a change in the process of manufacturing in modern times, Marlowe is a truly respectable, intelligent man with a lot to offer including advice, anecdotes and one of the sickest cars around. Check out Marlowe … Read More →
Beastie Boys have just released the official, full-length music video to their song “Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win” featuring Santigold from their latest album, Hot Sauce Committee Part Two. Always adding a hint of creativity and originality to their work, the Spike Jonze-directed video features Mike D, Ad-Rock and MCA visualized as action figures on a mission. The video is definitely worth checking out if you’ve got … Read More →