There’s no coping, no channel, and it doesn’t come with finger-boards but the halfpipe desk was inspired by skateboard ramps. A minimalist worktop design with elegantly curved edges, it features a riser shelf for your monitor & another shelf underneath for storage or a printer. Available in 3 styles: oak, birch, & walnut. via
Modeled after the iconic OD-11 speaker designed by Stig Carlsson in the 70s, this omni-directional wireless 100-watt cube delivers premium sound, and streams via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi using AirPlay—it can even read your Twitter feed with its built-in voice synthesizer.
This is the Elementum Terra Stealth from Finnish watchmaker Suunto with an emphasis on the Stealth. This new digital sport timepiece is offered in neutral earth tone colors and features anti-reflective services that help you & it blend in. On the other hand, a muted lime-yellow display & the 3-D GPS make it a standout.
Behold the smart fan. Equipped with SenseMe Technology, it turns on when you enter the room and then off when you leave. It also monitors the temp and adjusts accordingly to keep it at your desired level; and the more you use it, the more it learns about your preferences and habits.
The desert boot is a casual classic and these distressed Italian-made chukkas with their comfy, worn-in look and floral “Maui” print lining, are perfect for summer.
Mattress shopping pretty much sucks, one of the reasons being that your mattress is big & cumbersome. But the Casper Mattress isn’t. It comes packed in a box you can fit in the back of a taxicab. Literally. Available in six sizes, their 10-inch mattresses feature a three-inch sleep surface blending memory foam and latex foam, giving it the feel of a TempurPedic with better breathability.
Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey revolutionized sci-fi and the art of cinema. 50 years after its release, this new 4-volume work from Taschen includes hundreds of behind-the-scenes photos, concept artworks, movie-related documents, creator commentary, and heaps more.
Garmin has been working on creating a better bike computer and the Edge 1000 is it. The Edge has built-in wi-fi, it’s weatherproof, glove compatible, and features a backlit 3-inch touchscreen. It’s also designed for easy connection to all your ANT+ sensors.
The Timbre speaker from Australia’s Bruns Acoustics looks like a relic from the early days of rock-n-roll. That is intentional. But beneath the leather handle, salvaged timber exterior and aluminum hardware, the internals are rigged for bluetooth connectivity. There’s also a 75W analog amp in there. Choose from classic woodgrain finishes or their antiqued Relic series.
Detroit-based Shinola brand is part of the beleaguered city’s comeback story. They partnered with Swiss watchmakers Ronda LTD and set up a state-of-the-art watch factory in Detroit’s College For Creative Studies building where they’re turning out timepieces like the Runwell Contrast Chrono. It features a stainless steel case, and a Detroit-built Argonite 5030 high-accuracy quartz movement.