Gambling addicts your timepiece has arrived. The 21 Blackjack by Swiss watchmaker Christophe Claret is not just a premium-quality watch, it’s also a casino you wear on your wrist. Really, it holds three games: dice, roulette & cards. The mechanicals and design are impeccable offering sweet gameplay & an interactive experience you probably never dreamed of. Who’s in?
Even if you don’t read Japanese, you get the idea. This is a T-Shirt design from Joshua Smith for The Salvation Army. 100% of proceeds go directly to Japanese tsunami relief efforts. What else is there to say? Hurry up & place your order.
Using a smart motion sensor, the Sensor Can may be the most advanced trash can you’ve ever seen. Instead of a mechanical pedal to stomp, this unit opens & closes totally touch-free. The can’s Smart Sense technology means it won’t open unexpectedly when you walk by nor will it slam shut while you’re in the middle of a task.
What to do with used wine corks? Renowned designer, Reza Feiz at Los Angeles-based Phase Design came up with a couple cool ideas. His Life After Corkage ottoman and stool recycle used wine corks into designer furnishings. Each piece keeps 2500 corks out of the landfill and gives them a new life in your home.
Yard work gathers mountains of leaves and mower clippings that you really ought to be composting. Make it easy on yourself (and your helpers) with Dsolv compostable yard waste bags. Fill these 45-gallon mesh bags with yard waste and throw ‘em on the compost heap. Made of a vegetable-based polymer, the bags will break down quickly on their own.
It’s a party on wheels. This rolling grill and cooler system is perfectly portable. With 7-inch rubber tires you can take it on off-road adventures like beach barbecues and camping. The compact gas grill features Char-Broil’s Infrared technology for higher, more consistent grill temps resulting in juicier steaks, burgers and brats. Beneath the grill are two detachable, 30-quart coolers for your sport-sodas. Pack it up & roll out.
An impressive list of innovative contemporary artists jumped at the chance to work on this retro 3D art book with renowned designer/artist, Tristan Eaton. Over 100 pieces from artists as various as Shepard Fairey, Eric White, Tokidoki, Ron English, Claw Money and others are rendered in classic 3D style. The book includes a pair of blue & red glasses and features a historical account on the history of this 50s-era form by cultural critic, Carlo McCormick.
A GPS-based tracking device? Think of the Garmin GTU-10 as a house arrest anklet, like all the celebs are wearing, only easier to remove. Combining GPS-technology with a web-based tracking system, you can simply log in and pinpoint the location of your tracking beacon. Find your late-for-dinner kid in the neighbor’s tree fort or your runaway dog on the other side of town. Also works well for the insanely jealous spouse.
The progressive, award-winning designs of Australian artist, Adam Cornish straddle the line between fine art and furniture. His wooden hammock is constructed from one piece of plantation-grown plywood modeled after the human spine providing perfect posture in the prone position.