In ear headphones ($99) with a solid wood acoustical enclosure.Earbuds redefined. The 2014 Red Dot Design Award winning In-Ear Headphones from Grain Audio deliver perfect sound and design. Owners of this product can maintain their style without sacrificing any audio quality. The solid walnut casings ensure the best possible sound with crystal clear highs and booming lows.
One of the seminal texts of graphic design, Paul Rand’s Thoughts on Design ($15) is now back in print for the first time since the 1970s. Writing at the height of his career, Rand articulated in his slender volume the pioneering vision that all design should seamlessly integrate form and function.
This bag ($1100) is a beautiful masterpiece of our forward thinking design and traditional Italian craftsmanship. A holdall with such a high editorial appeal. Casual yet über smart, fitting to every style from dress down denim to sharp suited travelling. An absolute über rich material overload of premium vegetable tanned leather and rugged yet fine wool. Masculine with a sensitive side.
The exclusive, versatile Primula Instant Infusion Beverage Dispenser ($100) infuses fresh flavors into drinks, bringing new dimension to water, tea, punch, sangria and more. Crush and muddle your favorite fruits and herbs in the infuser, which then adds flavor sensations to your favorite beverage.
This is the be-all-end-all reference work for architecture in the 20th century ($30). From Frank Lloyd Wright to Antoni Gaudí to Frank O. Gehry to Shigeru Ban and all the best stuff in between, it’s all here. The chronologically organized chapters put it all into perspective, illustrated by hundreds of large-format photos as well as a plenitude of drawings and floor plans.
If you want to take your music with you wherever you go, then Grace Digital’s Eco Extreme Gear line of products is the choice for you. Strap in your iPhone, Android, Samsung Galaxy 2S/3S, any MP3 player or smartphone behind the 100% waterproof clear shell and turn up the volume. The ECOTERRA ($115) houses and protects any cell phone or MP3 player from the extremes of water, dirt, snow, and shock.
While these model airplane kits ($34) appear modern, their designs date from early aviation history. The Hishou dates from 1911 when the unusual A-shaped design successfully crossed a river in a flight contest.
When you’re packing for your next camping trip, or your zombie survival kit, you need a great flashlight. NiteCore ($40) makes great flashlights, the kind that are ultra bright, super effective, easy to use, and waterproof. These are the lights you want in your pack because they’re the new favorite flashlights in our zombie day packs.
Unlike a notebook bound with paper, leather lasts forever and protects the inner pages from rain, coffee rings and spills. The leather that binds this notebook ($46), called “Cuba Libre” is a rare, unique material, tanned with water, not chrome, in a century old tannery in the L’Aveyron region of France. It is the roughest, toughest leather in all of France and a real rarity in the world.
On the pulse of current fashions, this Skagen timepiece ($104) has amazing curves that hug the wrist in signature Skagen style. Sporting a smart blend of design and master craftsmanship, this watch is the definition of affordable luxury.
Go on and hit us with your best shot. On second thought don’t. This Hella Slingshot ($32) is the real deal. It’s just like the wood weapons you used to make as a kid, but with an added touch of grown up craftsmanship.
A contemporary quality table ($489) accommodating the wants and needs of both the young and young at heart. For the very young it’s a low, soft, and inviting form that provides an aid to help in the process of standing up and negotiating furniture for the first time.