Interview: Marcel Wanders on Design in All The Realms

The design superstar tells us about the importance of design in the physical world and in the digital space

Marcel Wanders is all about ideas, stories and the senses. The widely admired Dutch designer and art director (perhaps best known for his Knotted Chair) approaches all his projects with fresh perspective and an innate, conceptual understanding of design. At the helm of the Marcel Wanders Studio (which focused on product and interior design until Wanders ceased operation earlier this year) and Moooi (a furniture …

Mushroom-Inspired Ring Breaks World Record for Most Diamonds

By setting 24,679 diamonds into one ring, Kerala, India-based jewelry company SWA Diamonds broke the world record for most diamonds in a single ring. The shimmering piece of jewelry features nearly double the number of diamonds as the previous record holder (12,638) thanks to its mushroom-inspired design. Modeled after a pink oyster mushroom, the ring incorporates 41 intricate layers of “petals” that are each covered in diamonds. …

Interview: Nice Laundry and Outerspace Co-Founder Ricky Choi

From launching an exciting sock and underwear brand to developing the only logistics provider with an engaging brand identity

Since its inception almost a decade ago, apparel and accessories brand Nice Laundry has garnered a devout following for its charming styles, easy customization options and quick delivery. Co-founded by Ricky Choi, and predicated on premium socks and underwear with personality, Nice Laundry has grown into a beloved direct-to-consumer market disruptor. Part of the brand’s success is due to eccentric takes on classic designs and a …