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BOOKMARC by Marc Jacobs – New Flagship in Harajuku | Opening October 2013

Originally thought up as a way to preserve a sliver of the “Old New York” when Biography Book Shop closed its Bleecker Street location, the BOOKMARC retail concept by fashion designer Marc Jacobs became an instant hit when it opened in September 2010. Now with branches in … READ MORE

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Star Trek: Into Darkness – Starfleet Phaser Replica | By Quantum Mechanix

Want to make a Trekker’s day? Get him (or her) The Star Trek: Into Darkness Starfleet Phaser Gift Set, made up of a Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD + digital copy) and a 1:1 scale replica of the Starfleet phaser, created by … READ MORE

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OpenBox & Onion Present – The Garage of Bears

There is a collection of Be@rbricks, and then there is a garage full of the bears. Simultaneously a display of design and architecture with the owners’ love of all-things Be@rbrick, the space uses angles to present a large collection of the anthropomorphized bear. From the outside, the … READ MORE

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Sports Lab by atmos – New Flagship Store in Shinjuku | By TORAFU Architects

While it has long maintain a large presence on the Internet, atmos Tokyo‘s Harajuku flagship store is actually no larger than a kiosk to a certain extent. That is about to change this August when the sneakers/sportswear retailer opens a new retail location in the neighborhood of … READ MORE

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LEGO x “Back to the Future” Set | Release Info

Unless you’ve already jumped to the future in your own time machine, the rest of us had to actually count down the days until Lego released their highly-anticipated Back to the Future Delorean Set. We first caught wind of this offering last December, when we brought you … READ MORE

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Hot Toys Iron Man 3 “Heartbreaker” Mark XVII Limited Edition Collectible Figure

Inspired by one of Tony Stark’s new armors from the “House Party Protocol” seen in Iron Man 3, the 1/6 scale Heartbreaker (Mark XVII) from Hong Kong-based Hot Toys is a limited-edition collectible figurine rendered in astounding detail. Measuring approximately 30 centimeters tall, the red and gold … READ MORE

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Ziphius – The Aquatic Drone

With summer upon us, Ziphius is the perfect companion for your upcoming trek to the beach, trip out on the lake, or even your neighborhood pool party. Currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, Ziphius is an “app-controlled aquatic drone” capable of swimming around to play catch, take pictures or … READ MORE

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MEDICOM TOY Exhibition 2013 Event Recap

If you missed the MEDICOM TOY Exhibition 2013 event in Japan, and is wondering what took place, here is a visual recap of the eight-day event. MEDICOM TOY showed off all of their figures and toys last month, wowing fans that attended the much-anticipated show. One of … READ MORE

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MEDICOM TOY – Greeting BE@RBRICK 400%

The Greeting BE@RBRICK series from MEDICOM TOY began as an alternative to traditional paper cards. Initially, this series was produced in a handy 100% size with an assortment of figures for birthdays, weddings, thank yous, and apologies. As the original series proved to be popular, MEDICOM TOY … READ MORE