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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 …

Flat Pack Freeform Armchair

Flat Pack Freeform Armchair

Digital fabrication in furniture design becomes more and more popular. Hungarian-based Adorjan Portik's Freeform armchair comes as flat pack and is a good example for such furniture. It begins as 3D computer model, and after modelling the curved surfaces are translated into triangles and cut with a laser cutter, numbered–you can see them in the …


Handle Rough Jobsite Terrain

Handle Rough Jobsite Terrain

Dewalt's TOUGHSYSTEM boxes are a modular storage solution not only for pros who work outdoors and in tough conditions, but also good for photographers and videographers with lots of space for tools. Mix and match these units to carry what you need and easily maneuver through the jobsite. For trouble-free transportation, the cart carrier assists …

Computer Virus Illustrated Guide

Computer Virus Illustrated Guide

Amsterdam-based designer Bas van de Poel from Wonder Years created this illustrated guide to to the worst viruses in computer history. De Poel asked about two dozen artists to create illustrations of famous offenders like Melissa and Beda. The Melissa–see boxheader image above–virus is named after the author’s favorite exotic dancer. The macro worm infects …

Genesis - An Origin, Creation, Or Beginning

Genesis – An Origin, Creation, Or Beginning

Independently published by the creative team behind Paradigm Magazine, the new limited edition book Paradigm Vol. I - Genesis ($95) is comprised of original artwork, essays, musings and interviews, all of which focus on the central theme of creation. In the publisher's own words: "Each contribution to this volume offers an interpretation of the book’s …


The Mysterious Red And Black Books

The Mysterious Red And Black Books

With the Mysterious Books (roughly $13), the Bavarian company t&m is launching a sustainable Privacy medium. The “little black” and “little red” notebook protects personal secrets reliable agains access from the web and from prying eyes. It can be closed with a padlock. The notebooks is compatible with every drawer and fits under any mattress …

Late-'60s Retro Aesthetic Sunglasses

Late-’60s Retro Aesthetic Sunglasses

Dom Vetro preserves the centuries-old craft of making eyewear with factories in the Alpine town of Cadore, where each frame is handmade by experienced Maestri. This time Aaron Levine, head of Club Monaco’s men’s design, found inspiration in Italian eyewear company: Dom Vetro, and its creator, Ashley Bezamat. All the sunglasses in this line are …

Capture Dense 3D Models

Capture Dense 3D Models

Occipital's Structure ($399) sensor brings the third dimension back to your mobile device. It allows you to capture dense geometry. This enables you to simulate real world physics. Think capturing and preserving precise 3D models of people, places and things for the rest of time, or playing augmented reality games in the space that surrounds …


Nautical Bracelet Handmade In Italy

Nautical Bracelet Handmade In Italy

A sailor's wish comes true with the handmade quality by Italian designer Valentina Lancia: this is Balumina bracelets. "We only employ original nautical material as a real old salt wants. Each piece has been carefully selected to meet the best quality for our products. Expert hands do the rest. Balumina is designed to last: resistant …

The King Kong Of King Kong's

The King Kong Of King Kong’s

King Kong Apparel have developed a new range of gym and lifestyle bags with a 25 years guarantee. This Fat Boy (Post-Kickstarter MSRP $99.95) is the big one in the new line of 5 bags, clocking in at a massive 64 Liters. It's the gym bag for lots of stuff and is exquisitely simple. The storage …


Can You Design The Future?

Can You Design The Future?

History is full of visionaries who have imagined the impossible, turned it into a reality and disrupted the world around them in the process. By embracing radical new visions, ideas and concepts, these disruptors have been the originators of a new way of thinking, doing and being. They are the revolutionaries of disruptive technology and …

From Fishing To Photographing

From Fishing To Photographing

From fishing to photographing, this Field Bag (7″h x 11.75″w x 6.25″d, $119 – $129) by Topo Designs is the latest carry all for essentials you need at your hip. It comes equipped with a breathable padded back and shoulder strap, removable waist strap, and a fully padded and lined interior. The bag sports heavy …

Virtual Reality On Your Smartphone

Virtual Reality On Your Smartphone

David Coz and Damien Henry at the Google Cultural Institute in Paris built a cardboard smartphone housing to prototype VR experiences as part of a 20% project. The results elicited so many oohs and ahs that they inspired a larger group to work on an experimental SDK. From there on Google wanted everyone to experience …


That’s What We Call Everyday Companion

That’s What We Call Everyday Companion

We definitely powwow Heimplanet's Daypack (roughly $230), you're right choice if you search for an everyday companion. This 22l volume pack can be carried as a backpack or as a messenger bag - the way you want it. The padded backpack shoulder straps can be attached and adjusted by Titanium G-hooks. When not in use …

A New Way To Consider Time

A New Way To Consider Time

Look at your smartphone less when you wear this revolutionary watch built from premium American hardwoods. The Grovemade Wood Watch ($199), designed in collaboration with Stefan Andrén, is timekeeping evolved. You’ve got the exact time in your pocket, along with a whole universe of facts. The Wood Watch doesn’t try to replace your smartphone; it …

I Tradizionali – Pasta E Basta?

I Tradizionali – Pasta E Basta?

The idea of combining recipes with the traditional tattoo-culture is what inspired the project’s name and the tattoos’ illustrations. This project has added tattoos to culinary culture. To create a new jargon to combine these two cultures, the designers Marina Cinciripini and Sarah Richiuso have creatively mended the tattoo-tradition with traditional recipes. Titled I Tradizionali …


How Does Art Get Done?

How Does Art Get Done?

This underground classic is a book about making art and probably will help you to provide a new perspective on the role of fear in the creative process. "Geniuses get made once-a-century or so, yet good art gets made all the time, so to equate the making of art with the workings of genius removes …

The Reminder Of The Summer

The Reminder Of The Summer

Enjoy the reminder of the summer relaxing in a hammock. The Field Hammock (roughly $490) refers to the human wish to control nature by mastering lawns. It's a culture that goes back centuries. This hammock displays the control humanity got over the fields. Floating above ground, on slowly waving grass. "Combining the slow movements of …

Five Summer Accessories For Easier Outdoor Recreation

Five Summer Accessories For Easier Outdoor Recreation

As the days grow longer and the smoldering scent of charcoal BBQ fills the air, summer creeps up and makes its presence known. With the summer season comes the desire to break free from the confines of the house and get out into the great wide open. In 2013 alone, there were 273,630,895 visits to …