Steadicam technology has won Academy Awards. And the Steadicam powered Volt now brings that smooth, shake-free capability to videos you shoot with your phone. It’s this easy: mount your phone, power up & shoot. The Volt won the prestigious CES Innovation Award for 2017. Another funded Kickstarter.
French designer Philippe Starck, in partnership with Italian furniture-maker Magis, has created a fresh, industrial take on the classic wood-frame Director’s Chair. Starck’s Stanley chair is made with fiberglass-reinforced polypropylene and features the distinctive folding, scissor leg design. A durable, high performance fabric is used for the seat and back. The Stanley is available in black, white, & beige.
Triumph is calling their newest line of 756cc Street Triples, “the most exciting, dynamic, agile and intuitive performance street bikes” they’ve ever made. Available in 3 variants, the S, R, & RS, each with its own level of power, performance, technology and suspension. These iconic, naked street fighter bikes feature a new Daytona-derived 3-cylinder that delivers a more than 16% increase in power.
Led by a former member of the Tesla tech team, California-based Lucid Motors has just unveiled their first car. The Air is a fully electric luxury sedan that boasts a 400-mile range and snaps from 0-60 in just 2.5 seconds. The vehicles will be built in Arizona and hit the market in 2018. Pricing should be squarely north of $100k.
Italy’s Iron Pirate Garage truly lives up to their name by throwing caution overboard with this one-off custom Ducati. The 750 was stripped of all plastics and blacked out for a Mad Max look. Then the low & lean ‘Kraken’ got a custom tank, chopped & re-shaped rear end, & solid mag Harley wheels fitted with oversized Shinko Super Classic rubber.
D’Alembert makes luxury leather goods using supple, unfinished French calfskin; then through the hand-application of dyes, creams, pigments, and waxes, infuses bold, one-of-a-kind colors. The new collection includes wallets, card cases, and a 13” MacBook laptop sleeve.
Wayne Gretzky is hockey’s undisputed G.O.A.T. and in this new book he discusses candidly, for the first time, what the game looks like to him and introduces us to the people who inspired and motivated him: mentors, teammates, rivals, the famous and the lesser known, weaving together lives and moments from an extraordinary career.
It’s easy to complicate the homebrewing process with all of the specialized “must have” equipment they say you need. This book takes a different approach. It’s a comprehensive guide that walks you through every step of the process using a minimum of equipment. And it covers all sorts of brews: American, European, and British beers, as well as specialty beers like sours, lagers, and lambics.
One of Nike’s most popular shoes, the Roshe One, now has a predecessor. The all-new Roshe Two is slightly sleeker than the original but retains the comfortable, stretchable & breathable upper. It features a Tri-fusion IU midsole that incorporates foam of 3 different densities to balance comfort & support. It will be available from the SNRKS App, at global retailers and via the Nike Tech Book on September 1.
With over 3,900 pieces, Lego’s forthcoming Bucket Wheel Excavator is officially the largest Lego Technic set to date. Completed, it stands 16-inches tall & 18-inches long. It’s got countless moving parts like a rotating bucket, working tank treads, & conveyor belts—even a motor. And how cool is it that it can be rebuilt into an aggregate processing plant?