The Airstream revival is complete. Now, even your little diva can feel like canine celebrity when you pull one of these onto the set. A great novelty idea from Straight Line Designs, the pet Airstream camper is made of aluminum, stainless & fiberglass with dimensions of 41”W x 21”H x 19”D. Sized perfectly for small dogs with huge egos.
This exquisitely designed foosball table looks almost too nice to play. Built of solid oak & stainless steel, the glass-top table is clearly made for action, gentlemen. English designer, Howard Bushell, is the artist behind this awesome game/conversation piece. Featuring magnetized scoring counters and unlike most foos tables, you can place your drink on top of it without getting a penalty.
It’s pretty hard to feel manly when you’re finger-sweeping through restaurant reviews on your iPad, but maybe slipping your new favorite toy into this leather and wool case from Hard Graft will do the trick. The simple, clever design offers protection and acts as a stand. Like sheep we all flock to everything Apple, but this new case will set us apart—unique materials means no two are the same.
The Bent Basket by San Francisco designer Faris Elmasu is a totally utilitarian bike cargo carrier. The sculptural design holds anything you can strap onto it – up to something as heavy as a 12-pack. These custom, handmade racks mount onto standard 700C roadbike wheels. Crafted of aluminum, nylon & vacuum-formed plywood veneer, your precious cargo is held in place by integrated elastic straps.
Phone, camera, iPod – these are your lifelines – you always remember to plug the stuff in. But, unplugging once charged? Different story. The Conserve Valet Smart USB Charging Station fixes this glitch in your memory and saves energy at the same time. Just plug in up to four USB devices, when they’re juiced up, it powers itself off automatically. No thinking involved.
Seems like there’s an explosive joke about dropping this in the locker room that should fit, but we couldn’t quite work it out. Anyway…these goat-milk soaps are as close to the bomb as you can get. StinkyBomb’s unique soap is cast in the mold of an original WWII grenade. A serious weapon to fight the war on dirt. Blows away your ordinary bar of soap. Okay, we’ll stop now.
Fun and thrilling as it is, river rafting is a serious summer adventure. Before you hop in a boat with just any old guide, check out O.A.R.S. They have the most experience, the best guides and offer scores of tours. Everything from mellow weekend jaunts to all-out expeditions in Fiji, you’ll be on board with the most reputable outfit anywhere.
After nearly two years of sniper photos showing blacked-out cars on the test track, Mercedes has finally released the 2011 SLS. Inspired by the ’50s 300SL Gullwing, this modern machine really only shares the Gullwing doors and Benz badge with its predecessor. Everything else about this performance super-car is brand new. Wide, low and long, with a 6.2 liter V8 producing over 560 horses, it should technically be classified as a missile.
Torino-based Chotovelli really know what time it is. Their understated, functional designs are classic, but also fresh. The 3900 series features a big, bold face and premium materials like a stainless steel case, crystal glass and a leather band. It’s got a chronograph & V54 quartz motion guaranteed to keep you on schedule and looking good on your way.
If you remember things better by writing them down, give up typing little notes into your phone & get some notebooks from Field Notes. They really are more practical – plus, they’re durable, made in the U.S.A & come in cool colors. This little brand is the brainchild of Portland-based design powerhouse Aaron Draplin. The man does not mess around and neither should you.