This is the updated version of Omega’s 2013 Speedsmaster ’57. The 41.5mm case dimensions of the Co-Axial caliber 9300 remain intact but this version features new hands and a darker Superluminova coating plus a non-magnetic silicon balance spring for better chronograph performance.
Morgan Motor Company is the last family-owned, independent car-maker in Britain and with the release of their Aero 8, they’re blending classic British sports car styling with advanced technology. The powerplant is a V-8 BMW mated to a 6-speed manual BMW gearbox with a top-speed of 170MPH. The chassis is all aluminum and the fold away mohair soft-top stows neatly away in the clamshell rear trunk.
Apple released the new MacBook today. And that’s really the name: New MacBook. It’s not an Air nor is it a Pro, it is however lighter & thinner than the existing Air and features an improved 226 ppi display, & a re-designed track pad using Apple Watch’s Force Touch technology. Its single port in the rear is used for USB (the new reversible USB-C type), DisplayPort, HDMI, and VGA. Aside from the standard silver color scheme, space gray and gold are also now offered.
Designer Stephen Kenn & Japan’s Truck Furniture Studio teamed up to create the Boomerang Chair & Ottoman. The laid back, mid-century inspired design features cushions made of vintage military canvas with steel legs & an oak base. Each Boomerang Chair & Ottoman set is handmade to order.
Created by Dutch designer Gerard de Hoop, the Frames 2.0 shelving unit and room divider offers lots of space for your books & objets d’art & its unique design packs flat for easy transport and storage. The system is made of 12 rectangular frames of varying sizes available in natural oak or American Ash finish.
Built into reclaimed heart pine timbers, the full-range 200W Beam Tower Speakers feature balanced 8” Speak-Scan drivers & 1” aluminum Seas dome tweeters; a combination carefully engineered to deliver high quality full-spectrum audio.
Canada-based Leaf House creates custom micro-homes built on trailers ranging from 16-20’ long that you can tow behind a truck & drop anywhere you want. Each Leaf House is designed & made to the exact specifications of its owner & feature full amenities.
A team of sustainable building experts came together to create the “Dom’Up” a portable, tree-dwelling tent shelter with a low-impact design that works with the trees to leave no sign of construction. The octagonal platform is large enough for a king size bed & an outdoor patio. It takes 2 days to put up but can remain suspended for years with minimal maintenance.
ZBoard 2 is the lightest, fastest, longest running weight-sensing electric skateboard ever. It’s available in 2 different models, The Blue model does 20 mph with a 16 mi. range, & weighs 16 lbs. The Pearl boasts a top speed of 20 mph, a longer 24 mi. range & weighs 18 lbs.
Porsche’s forthcoming Cayman GT4 is a 385-horse, manual-only 2-seater that features a 3.8-liter flat six and lots of other pieces borrowed from the GT3, like lowered suspension, carbon-ceramic brakes, 20-inch wheels, & carbon fiber racing seats. Available July 2015.