Wildcard

Create Your Vision

Create Your Vision

Arnette Eyewear came to life in 1992 in an Orange County garage. Guided by the principle that doing things your way, is the only right way, Arnette sunglasses quickly became the de facto badge for a new generation. Twenty years later, the company is found on an eclectic group of personalities from the music, skate, surf …

The Finest Cloth To Clean Your Lenses

The Finest Cloth To Clean Your Lenses

Cleaning your camera’s lenses should be a regular part of any camera owner’s maintenance. The best time to clean a lens is when it’s dirty – don’t get in the habit of cleaning it off daily as I did, because this will result in more damage than good. Every photographer has his own way and …


The Air Above By Michael Pecirno

The Air Above By Michael Pecirno

The Air Above is a new project by environmental designer Michael Pecirno that explores how public sculpture can find form and purpose entirely from its context. Situated behind a short fence, on a rolling grassy opening underneath three towering maple trees emerges the sculpture. Clad entirely in highly-polished stainless steel, The Air Above reflects vignettes …

Theres More To That Luxury Car Than You Might Think

Theres More To That Luxury Car Than You Might Think

Luxury cars are coveted by the rich and working class alike, for their beauty, performance, and sustainable value. But there are many benefits to owning a luxury car beyond the joy of owning something shiny and expensive. Owners of luxury vehicles are perceived as not only richer, but also more attractive, and car buyers gain …

A Travel Wallet For The Active Soul

A Travel Wallet For The Active Soul

Apple just announced the iPhone 6 and its Apple Pay–your wallet without the wallet–but think of this travel wallet as your mobile vault. Real adventure starts beyond the airport. It's a good thing to pay on-the-go, but it's also a good thing to keep those key travel documents the old school way close at hand. …


GAT x Sony Mobile x Ballabeni

GAT x Sony Mobile x Ballabeni

We have been invited by Sony Mobile to the famous Munich-based ice cream manufacture Ballabeni for a workshop on how to make ice cream. Ballabeni’s workshop is a place to experiment, with ice cream, and to try and learn. We had been working in groups competing against each other and the 3 winners of the …

Orphée, More Than A Lamp

Orphée, More Than A Lamp

For over a year, Emeric de Meyer has been working together with a friend to design a lamp that is not only functional but aesthetically pleasing and unique. "We feel we have finally come upon a design that achieves this, so we just launched the brand Ollumi and the product recently," explains de Meyer. "The name …

Threaded Bass Key Ring

Threaded Bass Key Ring

This minimalist Solid Brass Key Ring ($30) with threaded hex-shaped closure and laser engraving easily holds more than a dozen keys, yet keeps them compactly folded within itself. Each key ring is handmade in the USA by Maxx&Unicorn Co. from solid brass so it can stand up to a lifetime of being tossed in your …


Elements Pocket: Keep Out Sand, Snow, Grit & Water

Elements Pocket: Keep Out Sand, Snow, Grit & Water

Bellroy’s Elements Range (also available on Amazon here) is the calm within the storm. Keeping out all the dirt, but keeping in all your values, these wallets are designed for an adventurous heart. Using all-weather non-toxic leather and water-resistant zips, each style in this capsule: Elements Pocket, Elements Travel (handy travel pen for customs forms) …

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. …

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 …


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 …

Come Out Of The Cupboard And #Buttonup

Come Out Of The Cupboard And #Buttonup

The original ‘button up’ is breaking new ground for Ben Sherman as they return to their roots with the AW14 collection. Buttoning up is a deliberate style that exudes ‘Britishness’ and personal pride. Buttoning up the top button of your shirt is something that's been done to Ben Sherman shirts since 1963. getaddictedto got involved …


Gadgets You Need For A Good Time On The Water

Gadgets You Need For A Good Time On The Water

No matter where you live or what time of year it is, lakes are a popular destination for a chance to get away from the hustle and grind of the city. Boating adventures are widely popular throughout the United States and Canada year round and offer all types of opportunities whether you are a solo …

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 …

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 …


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 …

It's All About Pressure, Volume And Temperature

It’s All About Pressure, Volume And Temperature

Are you ready to enjoy the perfect shot of espresso? Great espresso is both an art form and a science — and that is why this print is all about the various delicious espresso based beverages while it also explains the in's and out's of espresso theory and preparation in great detail. This Exceptionally Great …

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 …

Standard Issue Dog Tag Tool

Standard Issue Dog Tag Tool

This nice tag is a highly versatile, precision milled, titanium one piece tool with the same footprint as the universally recognized American Military issue Dog Tag. It's the first OPT design to be offered by Prometheus Design Werx. Its simple, clean and straightforward design belies the detailed, thoughtful and carefully measured process to make this …

Earphones That Strobe To The Beat Of Your Music

Earphones That Strobe To The Beat Of Your Music

Running just got a whole lot more enjoyable with the people from Noma (it stands for Name of my Autobiography, or Story of My Life). Experience your music while running with Strobe ($49.95), the world's first earphones to strobe and light up to the beat of your music. Clean design, and engineered for the true …