mita sneakers x Nike Air Max Light Premium QS

Not new to each other, Nike has teamed up with Japanese sneaker store mita sneakers on the Nike Air Max Premium QS. The collaborative sneaker features a nice light grey premium suede upper and contrasting infrared lining, which matches the outer sole. A darker grey sits in nice contrast to the rest of the upper, which also features an interesting embossed pattern on the side-panels. The light grey/soft pink Nike Air Max Light Premium QS has released this weekend at mita sneakers.

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See All The Spots From Super Bowl XLVIII

As the Seahawks and Broncos square off, catch all the ad action here. Check back through the game to re-watch your favorites.

Super Bowl has gone from being a big day for ads to being a big period, a big fortnight–like your birthday, stretched out and milked for all it’s worth. And, according to the brands and agencies that play, it’s worth a lot (read our POV post on one agency’s assessment on why the Super Bowl is still worth it here).

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Converse Japan All Star “The Simpsons” L Hi

Converse Japan continues its collaboration with The Simpsons for Spring 2014. We already presented a Chuck Taylor All Star the other week, and here is now the follow-up. Once again the All Star Hi sneaker is presented with an all-over character design of the iconic TV show. Look out for a release later this month.

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WIRED Space Photo of the Day: Storm of Stars

A storm of stars is brewing in the Trifid nebula, as seen in this view from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE. The stellar nursery, where baby stars are bursting into being, is the yellow-and-orange object dominating the picture. Yellow bars in the nebula appear to cut a cavity into three sections, hence the name Trifid nebula.


Vertical Glass House by Atelier FCJZ

Originally designed in 1991 as an urban housing prototype for a competition by architect Yung Ho Chang of Atelier FCJZ, the Vertical Glass House was eventually realised 22 years later and built in Shanghai. Taking inspiration from typical glass houses of the modernist period, the house resembles a 90-degree rotation of these forms, instead focusing on spirituality through the sky and the ground. The studio explains:

With enclosed walls and transparent floors as well as roof, the house opens to the sky and the earth, positions the inhabitant right in the middle, and creates a place for meditation.

Built vertically in layers, the overall footprint of the house is just 40 square meters. The internal structure consists of an internal skeleton made from a single steel column vertically running through the centre of the house, as well as criss-crossing joists that dissect each floor into quarters. One quarter of each floor houses a steel spiral staircase that leads from the basement to the double-height second level, while the rest of the floor is made up of glass panels. The internal concrete walls are cast against a sanded wooden facade, with narrow horizontal slits in the walls allowing extra light to enter, as well as lighting fixtures which create stripes of light at night.

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