When it comes to buying a big boy toolbox, there’s really only one choice: Craftsman. But now in addition to classic red and the more recent limited edition Darth Vader black, Craftsman is offering up another color choice. This time it’s bright white with a dry erase finish. In addition to its clean look, the finish on this Stormtrooper version of their 4-drawer ball bearing combo box lets you label the drawers if you’re so inclined.
Ever tried a fresh-brewed Ristretto? How about a Shakerato? Well, this automatic machine makes ’em both with just the press of a button. It also makes cappuccino, lattés, machiattos and pretty much every other known coffee drink. 19 in total. With two independent & adjustable brewing systems, it’ll even whip up two different coffees at the same time.
What’s next to Uranus? Great question; one you might be able to answer if you had a poster of the cosmos hanging on your wall. These posters are hand-screened with either white-silver or gold ink & printed on heavy, M2 size paper. Choose the Northern or Southern sky. Or both.
Made of aerospace grade aluminum with a scratch-proof anodized surface, these modular, interlocking wine racks by Dutch designer Thijs Goossink let you arrange your wall-mounted wine matrix any which way you like. Current available colors are satin, blue, & orange.
Even if your city hasn’t yet begun a recycled water or “toilet-to-tap” program, there are plenty of reasons to avoid drinking unfiltered water. The SOMA system is a glass carafe that features totally compostable, coconut shell carbon filters that come delivered to your door by subscription. You’ll never have to remember when to change filters & your drinking water will always be fresh.
The problem with building your little cabin in the woods is that once it’s up, there it stays. But the Looper is a self-sufficient luxury living pod designed for mobility, so you can pick up and move along to the next epic spot. Modeled after a caterpillar’s body, the 30-foot long structure is made with wood and covered with a weatherproof recycled membrane. It also has AC and other tasteful features to assure an experience that feels nothing like camping. via
With global deforestation almost complete, these simple wood sculptures by L.A.-based artist Paul Foecker, made from Coastal California Cypress will do more than just add a natural element to your drawing room; they’ll teach your future grandkids about biology, tree rings & the mysteries of nature in a way that computer simulated wood simply can not.
The Coen Brothers make amazing movies. Inspired by those films and the crazy characters who make them great, artist & illustrator Chet Phillips, has created a series of posters featuring unforgettable Coen Bros. dudes and quotes from the films. Fargo, Raising Arizona, & of course The Big Lebowski. Pick your poison.
Don’t feel bad when nobody wants to sample a shot from your titanium & aluminum V12 espresso engine. For one thing, you didn’t buy it for the quality of the coffee it produces, and secondly, cleaning out 12 espresso “exhaust pipes” is a pain anyway. So just stand back and admire it like you’re supposed to.
As you can see in this fine example of quirky craftsmanship from Skate Home, taking the wheels off the skateboard and replacing them with legs made of Canadian Maple transforms a thing that would normally bust your ass into a stylish place for it to rest. Available in black, white, & two natural wood tones. via