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The striking looks of LaCie’s Sound 2 Speakers garnered a Red Dot Award. But they aren’t just cool looking, they thump. From French-designer, Neil Poulton and engineered by Cabasse, a French speaker manufacturer, the 30-watt Sound 2 system connects easily & neatly to your laptop via USB plug-in.
What you saw of Steven Adler on Celebrity Rehab was a horror show. The effects of his days with Guns’N’Roses made disturbingly clear. There’s more: his soon-to-be-released book from Harper-Collins digs even deeper into the belly of the beast. Welcome to the jungle indeed. My Appetite for Destruction: Sex & Drugs & Guns N’ Roses tells it all. In their prime, Adler and the boys hit “obscene levels of reckless abandon.” Even if you weren’t a big fan of these 80s icons…the story is certainly compelling.
Michigan-based Bike Furniture Design crafts contemporary furniture from recycled bike components and parts. They create a wide-range of seating and tables all from the proverbial scrap heap. In their first life, bicycles are simple and functional. These utilitarian qualities, reconfigured in BFD’s creations, imbue the designs with elegance, angularity & a familiar sense of motion. That means their stuff is cool.
For you remaining die-hard PC users, you’ll be really annoyed when your Sony Vaio J Series all-in-one PC is mistaken for a Mac. With its sleek minimalist styling & 21.5-inch touchscreen display with 1920 x 1080 resolution (which displays HD video in 1080p) it certainly looks like a Mac. Loaded with Windows 7 and 500 GB of storage, you’ll rest easy knowing that it isn’t for entertainment - it’s a serious tool.
These posters are just plain creepy. Graphic Designer, Nicholas Tassone takes Stephen King’s most classic tales and strips them down to their essence. In simple two-tone designs, Tassone’s barebones graphics seize King’s haunting images and remind us just how powerful these books (and the subsequent movies) are. Smart, severe and much more intriguing than the original movie posters, for sure. The swinging bucket of blood from Carrie is our favorite.
How could you not be down with True Blood? Your favorite vampire series has just launched a Tru-Blood drink bringing product placement right where you want it – your next party. The 14-ounce bottles are an exact replica of what you see on the show. Drink what Bill drinks and maybe you will love forever … Don’t be shy, it kinda looks like blood, but it’s actually a blood orange drink that mixes well with everything in your bar.
By actually writing in a notebook, you are already one step ahead of the rest of the robots. Now you can chalk up a few more originality points by customizing the look of your Moleskin notebook cover. Engrave Your Book will etch your original artwork (or the work of one of their featured artists) on a sturdy, reusable leather book cover…that, like you, is truly one of a kind. Did you see their engraved bamboo iPhone cases?
Now you can smoke your meat anywhere. Seriously though, imagine smoking fresh-caught salmon, while you’re still on the boat? Or smoking ribs off the tailgate at the big game? Bradley’s propane-powered portable smoker lets you take your smoke show on the road. With four adjustable racks, easy ignition & simple, foolproof controls – you’ll be ruling the summer barbecue circuit.
Inspired by the 1977 Nike Wimbledon, this updated shoe is classic on the outside, tech on the inside. The Nike Air Rally is a clean, low-profile tennis shoe – packed with the Air Royal midsole for comfort. Low key adult styling, but built for play. The Air Rally comes in a number of colorways and treatments. This variation features a perforated swoosh, metal eyelets & contrast leather heel guard.