Tretorn Nylite

The Tretorn Gullwing Nylite first hailed from Sweden in 1964. It was THE tennis shoe to wear in the 70s and lost ground in the 80s with the rise of you-know-who. Now, over 40 years later, the original is back along with some reinterpreted cousins. I think it's all about the elegant simplicity of the Nylite, but you can check out the entire collection here.

Follow the Leader

Follow the Leader is like a graphic design version of the Surrealist game, The Exquisite Corpse. The project comes out of Tokyo Style in Gothenburg and resulted in a 9 Meter tall by 1 Meter wide masterpiece. Four Japanese designers and four Swedish designers each had 6 hour turns and had to use the bottom 10 cm from the previous work. It’s too tall to …

Neonode

Swedish start-up Neonode just announced a Microsoft powered Smartphone with what appears to be a totally custom UI. The size looks great, but I’m afraid the touch screen targets might be way too small. Neonode has a site, but there’s not too much on it yet. I4U has some good pictures and a bit of a review. Congratulations! You found the very first story published …