Meccaniche Veloci is an Italian watchmaker that has produced a unique collection. Given the number of watchmakers out there, this is no small feat. Their Only One Collection features watch dials made of materials taken from body panels of a real F-1 race car, a futuristic warplane, a Vietnam-era Huey helicopter, and an Aprilia racing motorcycle. These repurposed materials nicely contrast and compliment hardened titanium cases and Swiss movements.
You’ve always wanted to design your own furniture, right? Well here’s a way to do so without having to learn or build jack. These Tick table legs are basically giant paperclips that will turn any slab of wood into a table. There you go. Feel free to call yourself a designer now. Source
After 50 years of making skateboards nobody has come up with a material superior to wood. That results in millions of snapped boards per year. Now, the wizards at Art Of Board have come up with a way to recycle all these slabs of perfectly good laminated maple. Their Sk8 Tiles feature the graphics, scratches, and scuff the boards suffered before being snapped & turned into colorful mosaic tile.
Sigg Swiss water bottles are classic. But this new model is packed with updated features. It’s got their EcoCare liner that is BPA-free and phthalate-free. The aluminum bottle design also features both the original easy-drinking top plus an additional wide-mouth opening for easier filling from any water source.
Audi is known for designing some pretty cool cars. And even though their E-tron electric cars are all still in concept, it stands to reason that Audi could design a pretty cool electric bicycle. This is it. The full-suspension E-Bike features a 5-mode Lithium-Ion powerplant that let’s riders choose how hard they want to work. The bike is designed for tricks and features on-board WLAN connectivity for posting stunts straight to the web.
Like the annual Man Trip that promises steak, whiskey, and cigars for three meals a day, these Man Candles are likewise not designed for women. With scents like Riding Mower and 2-By-4 that should be pretty freakin’ obvious. Sorry ladies … sort of.
For those of you who go deep, the new Dive Housing from POV camera gurus GoPro is exactly what you’ve been waiting for. It goes down to depths of nearly 200-feet and its glass faceplate offer crystal-clear sharpness for your giant squid or shark attack survival footage.
In most cases, working a squeeb corpo job means, sadly, that you have to dress like one of them. But if you’re one of the lucky ones and you don’t, this pinstriped Executive Hoodie is a great option for rebelling against the often stifling squeebery of the standard workplace wardrobe – Mark Zuckerberg style.
Rocco Malatesta is graphic artist based in Berlin, a city that has inspired artists ranging from Berthold Brecht to Bowie. Malatesta has created a limited-edition series of film posters of Hollywood classics featuring colorful, high contrast graphics.
If you wrote off adventure-celebrity Bear Grylls, star of Man vs. Wild as just another TV-phony because once the cameras were off he slept in hotels and ate like a king while pretending to be roughing it in the wilderness, you’re not alone. But there’s obviously more to this guy’s story otherwise this book wouldn’t be a best-seller.