27 Sep
The world's most beautiful Light Sport Aircraft gets X-rayed

We covered the Icon A5 when it first debuted in 2009, and then used the ingenious flying device when we test drove the Aston Martin DB9. Suffice to say, we’re huge fans of the planes design. Its brilliantly engineered, aesthetically gorgeous, and one of those rare achievements that reminds you that yes, the future is [...]


Eyewear maker Oliver Peoples helps Porter celebrate its 50th Anniversary with a well designed collection of foldable sunglasses. As Porter is famed for its travel cases, bags and luggage, it’s fitting the glasses take portability for a premium while keeping the Japanese label’s heralded reputation for quality intact. All the frames are made from Japanese [...]


Nicolas Stecher jumped in the Aston Martin DBS Volante Carbon Edition to find out why Mr. Bond loves his Astons so. With 510 horsepower and a 190 mph top speed growling forth from its 5.9-liter V-12, that should seem obvious. But despite — or perhaps, even because of — its many quirks, the car belongs [...]


Blazers can do wonders for outfits. They dress up casual wear instantly and intensify the seriousness of business wear, yet they aren’t the most comfortable pieces to wear all day. Quintessential British luxury house Burberry London has tailored a neat fit, slim lapel blazer made from modern fabric so it can be packed into the [...]


9 Apr
The timeless frame adds folding convenience

It’s hard to update a classic, but Ray-Ban keeps trying. In addition to an onslaught of limited edition versions of its timeless Wayfarer model (including the Rare Prints Collection, MWM and CNCPT Limited Edition Wayfarers), Ray-Ban has decided to modernize the style with a foldable version. Taking a cue from the Steve McQueen 714 Persol [...]


24 Jun
Fit a 60 mph+ electric racing kart in the trunk of your Prius

Superheroes of today having nothing on the heroes of yesteryear, but that hasn’t stopped designer Beau Reid from creating the only means of transportation that would make any clockwatching cubicle monkey feel like Ghost Rider whipping around corners at 60mph. Reid, of Beau Designs, has created the GK2G: an F1-inspired go-kart concept with true mobility [...]


24 May
Designer Sophie Kemp gives a twist to the art of folding paper

Here in Southern California we’re used to seeing people drive around in 600 horsepower exotic luxury cars, dropping four figures at upscale restaurants and buying designer clothes which they’ll only wear once. Basically, we’ve become accustomed to seeing some of the obscenely rich parade their success, their possessions and their money. You may not see [...]


19 Apr
People may not work like origami, but bikes do

UPDATE: Whoops, turns out the above Pacific IF Mode Foldable Bike is not indeed electric, our bad. Still, it’s pretty bad ass… Ever just see a person so perfect, you wish you could fold them up and keep them in your pocket? Well, you can’t do that. But how about a folding electric bike? Pacific [...]

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