Originally released in 1994, the iconic Aeron Chair from Herman Miller has now been completely re-designed and re-engineered more than 2 decades later. Don Chadwick, who was one of the creators of the original, worked on the new updated Aeron. It retains key features and the silhouette of the original but the mechanics and ergonomics have been re-tooled for improved comfort & adjustability.
The latest addition to the Assouline Ultimate Collection series, The Impossible Collection Of Wine was assembled with the expertise of Enrico Bernardo, the world’s best sommelier. In it, Bernardo imagines the perfect cellar filled with the most exceptional wines of the twentieth century by balancing the virtues of rarity, terroir, taste, and historical mystique. With over 150 illustrations, this hardcover comes in a limited edition wooden crate.
The latest version of Sony’s RX100 series, the Mark V, maintains the 20MP sensor and 24-70mm equiv. F1.8-2.8 lens but adds pro-level phase-detection AutoFocus to achieve focus speeds as fast as 0.05 sec. This new sensor has 315 focus points which covers 65% of the frame, ensuring razor sharp focus at shooting speeds up to 24FPS at full resolution & JPG+RAW mode at up to 150FPS.
Two new HTC-built phones from Google have just been officially unveiled. The difference between Google’s Pixel & Pixel XL mainly comes down to the size & resolution of their screens. The Pixel gets a 5-inch 1080p display & the XL gives you a 5.5-inch Quad HD panel display. Both run Google’s Android software on a Snapdragon 821 processor and have Google Assistant built-in as well as supporting Google Daydream VR.
With high-quality wax canvas from their Scottish fabric partner Halley Stevenson and the classic silhouette of a M65 army parka, San Francisco’s Mission Workshop has created a stylish and thoroughly weatherproof field jacket that will stand the test of time.
With the ability to fly at up to 40mph for 27 minutes and with a transmission range of up to 4.3 miles, it’s hard to believe this camera drone is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. This super-portable little guy also has built–in GPS & GLONASS for precision positioning & uses ActiveTrack and TapFly to create stable, high-quality videos.
The Övik Eco-Shell Jacket from classic Swedish outdoor brand Fjällräven is a waterproof breathable 3-layer shell with a two-way front zipper and a hood with a laminated brim to keep water off your face. There’s also plenty of storage: a pair of large bellows pockets on lower front and lower back as well as a pair of snap-closure chest pockets.
It’s inevitable. Sooner or later you’ll find yourself in a warm, gently lit studio attempting to touch your toes while breathing deeply. When that day comes, make sure you’re rolling out a Baller Yoga mat. It’s made of 100% pebble grain football leather. Pigskin, bro. And it’s not just primal, it’s functional: the grain gives you grip. And when you’re twisted up in wheel pose, you’ll need it.
The sleek & minimalist Desk 02 from St.Louis-based Artifox design studio is every bit as functional as it is good looking. There’s a built-in dock for all your devices as well as a mesh cable grid for keeping cords organized & neat. It assembles in minutes & several desk accessories are also available, like hooks & an elevated stand. Made in the USA.
The long-awaited Karma Drone from GoPro was finally unveiled this week. It’s a compact quad-copter with a portable, fold-up design. GoPro worked hard to simplify the controls, making it easy to fly with their game-style remote. The Karma is compatible with both the existing Hero4 camera as well as the new Hero5 that just dropped. Available 10/23.