psfk.com Archives - 17 December 2017, Sunday

  • Dior Is Collaborating With Artists For New Takes On Its Iconic Handbag

    Dior Is Collaborating With Artists For New Takes On Its Iconic Handbag

    psfk.com 14 Dec '17, 6pm

    Dior commissioned 10 artists to contribute designs for the brand’s iconic Lady Dior handbag for a project called Lady Art. The artists involved in the project were invited to creatively change the handbag however they saw fit, from handbag’s overall size to the fabric. Many of the fin...

  • DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE: Another insight on PSFK for Members

    Singapore Airlines Takes Hotel Rooms To The Sky

    psfk.com 06 Nov '17, 12pm

    Each suite has a full-flat bed with adjustable recline that can be stowed away, and a plush leather chair. For couples, the beds in the first two suites of each aisle can be converted to form a double bed. The suites also have a 32-inch full HD monitor, a full-sized personal wardrobe,...

  • McDonald's Singapore Introduces Phone Lockers

    psfk.com 20 Oct '17, 11am

    The company hopes to encourage patrons to set aside technology in favor of communication Lauren Kirkwood 20 october 2017 McDonald’s Singapore has introduced 100 smartphone lockers at one of its locations, allowing customers to lock away their phones for the duration of a meal in order...

  • How Sustainable Sneakers Won The Fashion Seal Of Approval

    How Sustainable Sneakers Won The Fashion Seal Of Approval

    psfk.com 19 Oct '17, 7pm

    And it has a business model that turns traditional economics on its head. Its shoes cost five to seven times more to produce than shoes made the usual way in Asia. One reason many brands find it difficult to switch to a more sustainable process and sourcing is because it impacts on ma...

  • This Handbag Has A Secret Latch For Dispensing Wine

    This Handbag Has A Secret Latch For Dispensing Wine

    psfk.com 09 Aug '17, 11am

    The PortoVino wine purse doubles as a drink dispenser Matt Vitone 9 august 2017 What’s a wine lover to do when she’s on the run and wants a glass of her favorite boozy beverage? Bella Vita , a gourmet bag manufacturer, has created a handbag that lets you drink wherever you please with...

  • A Suspended Net Is Allowing People To Experience The National Museum Of Singapore

    A Suspended Net Is Allowing People To Experience The National Museum Of Singapore

    psfk.com 01 Aug '17, 10am

    Those who visit the museum can visit the large net they set up in their rotunda area for their Children's Season event Zack Palm 1 august 2017 How do you celebrate the National Museum of Singapore ‘s Children’s Season event? According to Paris architecture studio Atelier YokYok , you ...

  • Louis Vuitton Launches The World's Most Expensive Android Smartwatch

    psfk.com 28 Jul '17, 11am

    The watch runs Google's smartwatch operating system and retails for $2,450 and up Lauren Kirkwood 27 july 2017 Louis Vuitton’s first wearable, its new Tambour Horizon watch, is not made for the casual smartwatch wearer. Designed for world travelers, the luxury timepiece is the most ex...

  • Louis Vuitton Launches The World's Most Expensive Android Smartwatch

    psfk.com 27 Jul '17, 3pm

    The watch runs Google's smartwatch operating system and retails for $2,450 and up Lauren Kirkwood 27 july 2017 Louis Vuitton’s first wearable, its new Tambour Horizon watch, is not made for the casual smartwatch wearer. Designed for world travelers, the luxury timepiece is the most ex...

  • Nike Partners With Instagram To Sell Sneakers

    Nike Partners With Instagram To Sell Sneakers

    psfk.com 18 Jul '17, 10am

    will be the first major sneaker brand to collaborate with Instagram to sell products directly to consumers, the company recently announced. Nike has paved the way in e-commerce once before, when they sold their sneakers directly with Amazon. Nike will utilize Instagram new e-commerce ...

  • Japanese Brands Created Augmented Reality Sneakers

    psfk.com 13 Jul '17, 4pm

    The shoes from Onitsuka Tiger pair with an app that makes the stripes on the footwear come to life Zack Palm 13 july 2017 Onitsuka Tiger , a shoe company based in Japan, and Japanese fashion company Anrealage collaborated on a pair of sneakers with augmented reality effects called Mon...

  • Adidas Asked 50 Women Artists To Create Unique Sneakers For All 50 U.S. States

    Adidas Asked 50 Women Artists To Create Unique Sneakers For All 50 U.S. States

    psfk.com 11 Jul '17, 5pm

    One of the easiest ways to get people to click on an article is to make it about the 50 states of America. Adidas and women’s style outlet Refinery29 used that state pride in their promotion of the new UltraBOOST X sneakers. They brought in 50 female artists to add their own state-ins...

  • Sneakers Self-Tighten Their Laces And Adjust Temperature

    Sneakers Self-Tighten Their Laces And Adjust Temperature

    psfk.com 06 Jul '17, 8pm

    A pair of new smart shoes will have the capacity to heat the bottom of the shoe for the wearer and assess potential foot injuries Zack Palm 6 july 2017 A new ‘intelligent sneaker’ called Digitsole Smartshoe connects to the wearer’s smartphone to go beyond simply showing how many steps...

  • Augmented Reality Sells Sneakers For Nike

    Augmented Reality Sells Sneakers For Nike

    psfk.com 29 Jun '17, 5pm

    Nike customers can unlock a special model of sneaker, from a collaboration with Momofuku restaurants, through an augmented reality app Zack Palm 29 june 2017 Nike built an augmented reality application called SNKRS for users to gain access to limited-edition sneakers available for pur...

  • Ward Off Handbag Thieves With A Dye Detonator

    Ward Off Handbag Thieves With A Dye Detonator

    psfk.com 20 Jun '17, 10am

    The Handbag Dyetonator covers the criminal in an obvious dye the owner can detonate from their phone Zack Palm 20 june 2017 Ash Be Nimble , a Malaysian sportswear company, designed a Handbag Dyetonator that detonates dye if it gets grabbed by a thief. The small detonator containing th...

  • ASIA: Another insight on PSFK for Members

    A Luxury Car 'Vending Machine' Has Opened in Singapore

    psfk.com 24 May '17, 10am

    The 15-story building houses up to 60 premium vehicles and resembles something straight out of Batman Laura Yan 24 may 2017 Used car dealership Autobahn Motors has opened a futuristic car ‘vending machine’ in Singapore. Called AIMS (for Automotive Inventory Management System), it is a...

  • DESIGN: Another insight on PSFK for Members

    Line Of Teabags Made To Look Like Actual Handbags

    psfk.com 25 Apr '17, 9pm

    Hälssen & Lyon's new collection features special teabags designed to look like fashionable purses Sara Roncero-Menendez 25 april 2017 Teabags haven’t changed much on the design front since their inception, mainly because their function is more practical than it is aesthetic. However, ...

  • ADVERTISING: Another insight on PSFK for Members

    Artist Jeff Koons Recreates Art Masterpieces On Louis Vuitton Handbags

    psfk.com 19 Apr '17, 10am

    , an American artist known for using banal pieces in his work, partners with Louis Vuitton , a luxury brand of handbags and purses, to reproduce famous paintings done by notable artists on to bags and other accessories. Louis Vuitton has named it the Masters collection. All of the pai...

  • The City Of Singapore Represented Through Pantone Cards

    The City Of Singapore Represented Through Pantone Cards

    psfk.com 05 Apr '17, 5pm

    The project is an interesting take on how colors transmit a deeper meaning about a city's identity Leo Lutero 5 april 2017 Artist Jonathan Tan has recently completed a project called “Singapore Pantone” . In this series of images, iconic vistas from the Asian city-state become inspira...

  • How Nike Sneakers Became An Unlikely Symbol Of Revolt

    Nike Sneakers Became An Unlikely Symbol Of Revolt

    psfk.com 28 Mar '17, 7pm

    A pair of Air Max 95s have become a mark of dissent in Russia Guardian 28 march 2017 This article titled “How Nike trainers became the latest unlikely symbol of revolt” was written by Homa Khaleeli, for theguardian.com on Tuesday 28th March 2017 14.34 UTC They are pretty ugly trainers...

  • Living Tower In Singapore Covered With Over 20 Plant Species

    Living Tower In Singapore Covered With Over 20 Plant Species

    psfk.com 15 Mar '17, 4pm

    Singapore-based architecture firm WOHA has created a “living tower” in the central business district. Oasia Hotel Downtown features a series of offices, hotel and club rooms, each with its own sky garden. Layers of elevated ground levels enabled the architects to multiply the limited ...

  • Pizza Hut Has Created A Pair Of Sneakers To Make Ordering Easier

    Pizza Hut Has Created A Pair Of Sneakers To Make Ordering Easier

    psfk.com 03 Mar '17, 6pm

    The fast food chain designed high-top sneakers that let the wearer order pizza with the push of a button Ivanha Paz 3 march 2017 What if you could order pizza from your kicks? Pizza Hut has made high-top sneakers that let you do just that. That’s right, sneakers that send out your ord...

  • ASIA: Another insight on PSFK for Members

    Hyundai Is Turning Children's Doodles Into Actual Cars

    psfk.com 02 Nov '16, 11am

    15 kids got to be designers for a day at the Brilliant Kids Motorshow Andrew Conrad 2 november 2016 Countless parents have taken their kid’s crude scrawls and displayed them as works of art, but several Korean parents now have the distinct honor of seeing their children’s fanciful aut...

  • Carry A Map Of NYC On A Handbag

    Map Of NYC Can Be Found On Your Next Handbag

    psfk.com 27 Oct '16, 11am

    The bag from Bottega Veneta has been designed exclusively for Bergdorf Goodman to celebrate New York City Emma Hutchings 27 october 2016 Luxury designer Bottega Veneta has created a special edition Olimpia bag exclusively for Bergdorf Goodman to celebrate the store’s recent remodel of...

  • McDonald's Brings Virtual Reality Into Its Restaurants - PSFK (blog)

    McDonald's Brings Virtual Reality Kiosks Into Its Restaurants

    psfk.com 15 Jul '16, 4pm

    On the east coast of Singapore, a McDonald’s branch is trying to change things up by incorporating trending technology into its physical space. From virtual reality, to phone charging stations the newly outfitted stores offer a technological experience. They have set up virtual realit...

  • Architect Imagines The Future Of Singapore Entirely Underground

    Architect Imagines Future Of Singapore Entirely Underground

    psfk.com 30 Jun '16, 2pm

    What is of particular interest is the accompanying narrative that Fallon has tied to the project. As Singapore encroaches on its shorelines with the stretches of civilization, it looks down below its existing infrastructure. Rising pollution and smog mean that the purified air canals ...

  • Singapore Introduces Vending Machines Of Books

    Singapore Introduces Vending Machines Of Books

    psfk.com 20 Jun '16, 10am

    The devices are being stocked by a bookstore as a promotion of local writers Jennifer Passas 20 june 2016 Advertising Many authors know that writing a book is the easy part these days. The promotion, marketing and getting the book in front as many peoples’ eyes as possible is difficul...

  • Driverless Taxis Will Soon Come To Singapore

    Driverless Taxis Will Soon Come To Singapore

    psfk.com 26 Apr '16, 11am

    The race for driverless cars in Asia is hastening Leo Lutero 26 april 2016 Technology Although tech giants like Google and Tesla have been publicly racing towards building the first fully-autonomous car in the West, a startup is already on its way bringing driverless cars to Singapore...

  • E-Ink Sneakers Provide Customizable Fashion for Sneakerheads

    psfk.com 28 Mar '16, 11am

    Watch closely... These natural-looking shoes can change designs on the fly Rachel Pincus 28 march 2016 Design Could we finally be entering the era of digitized, fully customizable fashion? If a project called ShiftWear raising $928,777 on Indiegogo —3092% of the goal—is any indication...

  • What Brand Strategists Stand to Learn From Scientific Thinking - PSFK (blog)

    What Brand Strategists Stand to Learn From Scientific Thinking

    psfk.com 18 Jan '16, 5pm

    articulating scientific thinking beautifully. He says, “[It] is at once imaginative and disciplined…It urges on us a delicate balance between no-holds-barred openness to new ideas, however heretical, and the most rigorous skeptical scrutiny of everything…” The exact same could be said...

  • #PSFK Videogame Heroine Models Louis Vuitton’s Spring-Summer Collection #Innovation https://t.co/ZadUudj4XI

    Videogame Heroine Models Louis Vuitton Spring-Summer Collection

    psfk.com 14 Jan '16, 1pm

    Lightning, from the highly venerated Final Fantasy series, is recruited to show off items from the SS16 campaign Emma Hutchings 14 january 2016 Fashion For Louis Vuitton ‘s Series 4 Spring-Summer 2016 campaign, the luxury brand has chosen an unusual model for its fashion items. Lightn...