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Guide: Nikon D810 Experience E-Book

Guide: Nikon D810 Experience E-Book

The D810 is a very popular camera, and this is the first detailed and comprehensive guide available. Written in the clear, concise, and comprehensive manner of all Full Stop Guides, Nikon D810 Experience (375 pages, $14.99) will help you learn to use your D810 quickly and competently, to consistently create the types of images you desire. …

Taser Axon Body Camera

Taser Axon Body Camera

The Taser Axon Body ($399) camera is a little black box meant to attach to a shirt and sit over the wearer's heart. But, unlike other wearable cameras, like the GoPro, it's specifically meant for use by law enforcement. With a 130° lens providing an even greater field of view, the recording camera captures more than …


Handmade Universal Voyager Case

Handmade Universal Voyager Case

Ukraine-based Manekibook have just released a series of their bestsellers: Shturman notebook, Purser wallet and the multipurpose travel case - Voyager, which we featured. "In June 2014 our design studio and manufactory were finally relocated in Kiev. So we can proudly say that all things that you can find in this series are invented and …

Eric Koston Signature Frogskins Collection

Eric Koston Signature Frogskins Collection

Skate legend Eric Koston helped curate this collection of five new Frogskins including handmade acetate editions, with a camo pattern that gives a fresh spin to this classic sunglass. Oakley has partnered with the Berrics, the biggest influencer on skateboarding culture in the world with over 7.5 million page views per month. Founded in 2007 …

Behind The Scenes: Photo Shoot Sony Xperia With Benjamin Kaufmann

Behind The Scenes: Photo Shoot Sony Xperia With Benjamin Kaufmann

German photographer Benjamin Kaufmann has taken the photos for the last Sony Mobile campaign Xperia Style: Puristic Muse. "I wanted to meld the stunning landscape with the outstanding design of the smartphone. The work should capture the beauty of the product and the magnificence of the landscape at the same time and should embody the …


Smart Leather Goods For Your iDevices

Smart Leather Goods For Your iDevices

Nowadays we take our Mac, iPad and iPhone pretty much everywhere. They are almost an extension of our personality. They say something about us, what we like, even what we don’t. Every item of the iCollection (iPhone 5 case and wallet, iPad leather cover, 13" or 15" Macbook leather case) family is carefully handcrafted by …

A 360° Grip Ring Allows You To Spin, Flip And Grip Your Phone

A 360° Grip Ring Allows You To Spin, Flip And Grip Your Phone

Toshi Sakaguchi and Lukas Scheurer rented two adjacent apartments and live on one side and turned the other one into an office. That's how they started to build PLUST Design, a startup Industrial Design Firm. "We became Business partners after building a fully functioning electric motorcycle concept in 4 months. We worked on it almost …

Kenji Leather Half-Case For Fujifilm X-E1

Kenji Leather Half-Case For Fujifilm X-E1

New Fujifilm X-E1 leather half cases and full cases are becoming available these days. Kenji handmade leather's half cases for the X-E1 made us lock. The cases can help improve ergonomics by giving a better grip on your camera, and of course protect your camera. Their cases feature full back protection for your camera with sculpted …


iShoxs ProMount

iShoxs ProMount

Are you fed up with cheap clamps that are constantly slip out of position? The German made iSHOXS ProMount (roughly $235) promises absolute grip. The mount is the result of intensive cooperation with athletes from various sports, who have searched a long time for the right support to film high-end videos with their actioncams. CNC …

Protect Your Toys

Protect Your Toys

Designers Holger Gräf and Daniel Lantz craft alluring palettes of elegant, classic materials into modern and intelligent pieces. The iPad Messenger (9 1/2"w x 12"h, availabe in light grey and steel grey, $289) by Gräf & Lantz is part of the Protect Your Toys series, which offers creative protective handmade sleeves for your tech gadgets. The …

Polaroid Cube: 124° Of Awesome

Polaroid Cube: 124° Of Awesome

The folks at Polaroid are at it again! They’ve cooked up The Cube, a go-everywhere action cam. This little action cam sports a water resistant case, is shockproof, and built to handle everything you can imagine. Plus it's as easy to use as it is easy on the wallet. Packed with fun including 1080p HD …


Light My Fire Grandpa's FireGrill

Light My Fire Grandpa’s FireGrill

Everything tastes better outdoors! Grandpa's FireGrill ($24) is a great way to enhance that outdoor experience. Designed Henrik Johansson, this durable basket is made from stainless steel and features a wire mechanism that securely attaches to any stick, holding your food safely inside and ensuring it won't end up in the fire. It's design is …

No More Blocked Outlets

No More Blocked Outlets

Recently we had been featuring the original PowerCube. The designers of allocacoc have been kind enough to provide us with a bunch of cubes to get our hands on the PowerCube family. Two graduates of industrial product design from Delft in the Netherlands noticed the frustrations many people have with one of the world’s most …


Lomo LC-A+ Instant Camera

Lomo LC-A+ Instant Camera

The LOMO LC-A+ ($250) is famed for its trademark effects: the moody vignettes framing the shot, the vibrant colors, vivid saturation and contrast. Just like the iconic LC-A+ snapshot, this LC-A+ Instant Camera is also equipped with Multiple Exposure and Long Exposure features and a hot shoe for external flashes. The camera uses Fujifilm's Instax Mini …

Village In The City: Asian Variations Of Urbanisms Of Inclusion

Village In The City: Asian Variations Of Urbanisms Of Inclusion

The series UFO: Explorations of Urbanism aims to fill a gap in the contemporary debate concerning urbanism. Each contribution aims to the series is a case study and an exploration in urbanism (the science of the city) as well as an exploration of urbanism (the discipline that acts upon the city). As such, the book …

Learn From 10 Of The Best Portrait Photographers

Learn From 10 Of The Best Portrait Photographers

There’s an unquestionable energy that leaps from portrait/lifestyle photography. And in the best ones, you’ll see secrets only a camera can reveal. The guys from Photowhoa collected 10 of their favorite interviews with 10 of their favorite portrait photographers. It’s a collection of images and conversation engaged with the art of portraiture, featuring photographers willing …


Commuincate, No Matter What

Commuincate, No Matter What

goTenna is a communications device that enables you to connect directly with others even when there’s no central connectivity—no cell towers, no wifi, no satellites—so when you're off-grid you can remain connected. In fact, goTenna will even work if your smartphone is in Airplane Mode. The idea for the device came during Hurricane Sandy when …

PowerCube Extended USB

PowerCube Extended USB

This little gadget is probably a must-have item for your everyday life. The Powercube, which will extend the use you make of your office power, is a dual USB port adapter with four socket adapters for wall outlets. The modular design allows easy expansion by connecting multiple units like Laptop, iPad or Android phone. While …

Quodos, A Powerful GoPro Light

Quodos, A Powerful GoPro Light

GoPros have changed the way people shoot and share footage. And this sleek add-on light will change the way you see–this gadget by Australien light and accessory designer Knog lets your GoPro see in the dark. Available in just a couple of weeks, the waterproof Qudos (AUD 149) weighs just 150 grams with its rechargeable battery …


Sitka's New Business Model

Sitka’s New Business Model

Sitka, the surf, skate and outdoor goods company based on Vancouver Island, is transitioning to a new business model that breaks the traditional pre-book model of the apparel industry. Sitka’s Perpetual Program offers multiple capsule collections throughout the year, while making staple Sitka styles available on a continuous, year-round basis. Created with feedback from some …

Become A ‘g’ Sponsor

Become A ‘g’ Sponsor

Become a ‘g’ Sponsor and get the chance to promote your company, product or service directly here on the blog. This is as a way to support our writing and allow us to devote more time to producing the kind of content you’ll enjoy. We’ll start out with a low weekly sponsorship fee, and go from …

Crafted Without Stitching For Long-Lasting Quality

Crafted Without Stitching For Long-Lasting Quality

Rok Krivec, the founder of one men brand Mellon Kreft handcrafted leather goods, creates accessories that are fun, original and stylish. Each product is based on a minimalistic design and is crafted without the usage of machines from start to finish – made one at a time. Why even stitching, if you can create a …