8 Jan
Revised Tera di Siena, Tobacco Virginia, Black & Caffe models

Persol have been a big name in eyewear since 1917, rocked by all-time megastars such as Greta Garbo and Steve McQueen. Also known for their high-performance durability, Persols have been worn in weather conditions ranging from vertiginous snow caps to desert sands to the astronauts of NASA catching rays in outer space. Now their classic, most iconic […]


26 Mar
Exclusive Japanese & Italian acetate & titanium eyewear

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


16 Sep
Re-issuing an all-time classic frame

Perhaps my all time favorite frames, the classic Persol 714 — which were immortalized by Steve McQueen — are being re-issued. In a new line by Persol of classic McQueen 714s, the trademark blue lenses, tortoise frames and folding body are making a comeback. The frame comes from a single piece of acetate, broken at […]


15 Sep
The Lunartic hubless urban bicycle

The Lunartic hubless bicycle is surely a head-turner, but unlike most hubless bikes its looks and hubless-ness are for functionality, not pure design masturbation. Designed by Loughborough University student Luke Douglas for his final year project, the aim of the Lunartic is to use a hubless wheel to create a more compact urban bicycle, with […]


31 Aug
Picnic Backpack with blanket, cutting board, wine holder, corkscrew, flatware, salt & pepper shakers, cooler...

Back in May we brought you that with Moore & Giles Picnic Bag, and although that Waxwear Tote was nice and all, it really doesn’t compare to this fully equipped lightweight picnic backpack for four. Not only is it highly organized and fully compartmentalized, but it also includes a kitchenette worthy bevy of accouterments: corkscrew, […]


9 Aug
Up your picnic game, playboy

When you take that special someone out to the rolling green meadows to have a pleasant picnic, why make your little dumpling sit on grass and stain her summer dress? What kind of animal are you? Why not bring this briefcase, which folds out into a fullsize wooden picnic table. Made of a strong aluminum […]