Second only to the Chuck Taylor, the adidas Stan Smith stands as the most enduring athlete-endorsed sneaker of all time. Sorry Jordan, the Stan was born 13 years before the AJ1. The newest version of this classic court shoe features a leather upper, rubber cup sole and a waterproof & breathable Gore-Tex lining, which means they’ll tackle rain, snow, sleet & hail while keeping you warm & dry.
The 01 is the world’s first digital dimensioning device. That means this digital pen-size pointer measures & captures length, width, depth & then converts & scales it through an app in your phone automatically recording, logging, & allowing the sharing of the dimensions of just about everything: a picture you need framed, the length of the drapes, how much carpet you need for the office, and so on.
Roli Blocks is a powerful little modular MIDI music studio system that’s smaller than an iPad mini. Paired with your iOS device through the Noise app, the system allows you to freely manipulate pitch, timbre and volume of every note as well as offering libraries of sounds and recording capabilities, plus mode for scale, chord and arpeggio. The touchpad Blocks can also be linked together further expanding creative possibilities.
The SolPad system is a sustainable solar power source that combines a panel, a power storage battery & power inverter into one efficient device. It can be used at home or off-grid. Features include one-tap access to energy consumption & generation data. It also functions as a wi-fi hotspot & the SolControl app allows you to power, control & monitor usage of specific smart home devices and appliances. Available in the second half of 2017.
With a design that folds flat for transport & travel, the MW50 wireless headphones from Master & Dynamic feature audiophile-quality sound powered by 40mm Berylium drivers & premium materials like machined aluminum, Lambskin leather, & memory foam padding. 16-hour battery life.
The Stratos is a fresh take on a hammock-style camping shelter. It’s lightweight & modular with a two-layered system to keep weather out & insects out while providing dry storage for up to 100lbs. of gear. The system consists of the Stratos Fly, which offers extreme wind and rain protection and the Stratos Shield, a zippered mesh cover that offers insect protection & gear storage beneath your hammock. via
Best known for the horrific sci-fi monster he created in Ridley Scott’s original Alien film, the dark and psychedelic artwork of HR Giger has now been collected into a limited-edition Sumo-sized compendium covering his entire creative output. 400 pages of massive prints, fold-outs, essays, and insights from Giger scholars as well as the artist’s own writings.
The Toaster from Japan’s Balmuda is for adults only, reason being: it turns perfectly innocent food into decadent food porn. It’s a steam toaster oven that won the Good Design Award for its sharp looks and ability to give your toast a crispy outer crust with a warm & spongy inside.
This limited edition travel duffel from SDR Traveler is made of Dyneema, a weather-proof material about two times stronger than Kevlar at almost half its weight. It features waterproof zippers, 2 stow pockets & converts to a backpack. And at just 1.2 pounds, it packs down to the size of a sweater when not in use.
With Tesla, tech visionary Elon Musk brought the world cool green cars, super-efficient home power batteries with Powerwall, & now: the Solar Roof. Tesla’s rooftop solar tiles will be available in a variety of styles & they look very similar to traditional roofing materials but the difference is power. They are ultra-efficient & durable solar collectors that feed free solar power to your home for immediate use or to be stored in your Powerwall batteries.