DURKL‘s new series, the Capital Collection, seeks to spread diplomacy among capital cities all over the world by collaborating with their designers. Hooking up with London’s own Second Son for the series first, this team produces Sherlock’s cap, a head piece like the one worn by Scotland Yard’s finest. And what homage to Holmes would [...]
I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Not only am I a top-tier writer for LIAS, the greatest online magazine in the history of the printed word, but I’m also a corporate mercenary. I’m in the assassination game and my skills as an international man of mystery fetch top dollar. My last [...]
Artist Gianmarco Magnani takes us back to 1960s European aesthetics with his The Forgotten Monarchy and Riders & Villains series. These slick-leather-clad characters are rendered on canvas, offering clean lines with a comic book feel. Pick up this set of prints from his website, Silence Television, for $190.
If you wake up in the morning feeling like P. Diddy, then you’re probably also living well beyond your means. Check your bank account balance with this limited edition Macbook Air SUPREME ICE. Yes, using caps lock is necessary when describing this 25.5 carat diamond encrusted laptop. The famed Apple is comprised of these 53 [...]
British designer Paul Smith knows that you like black. Your black leather couch sits across the room from your black flat screen TV. After making a drink on a black marble counter top, you kick your feet up onto your black coffee table. Why did British designer Paul Smith design this $350 set of bar [...]
After checking out the Internet buzz surrounding this new European water sport contraption, one description stood out. The JetLev-Flyer is like riding on a fire hose, full blast. I’ve only been water skiing once in my life, but I know I’d have fun on this thing. This water powered jetpack will be on display at [...]
Animator Agnus Maclane, aka Cubedude, has put together several TV, movie and comic book characters with LEGOS — you may be familiar with most of them. When he’s not animating for Disney’s Pixar, Maclane can be spotted rubbing LEGOS with other enthusiasts at Seattle’s annual BrickCon convention. Check out his Flikr page for more brick [...]
Finally, Apple’s worst named device has an accessory to keep it safe in style. Don’t ask how, but LIAS has acquired about 50 of these leather Padova iPad cases. Mundt didn’t make it out without a vicious stab wound. The leather case, pictured above, sells for about $200, but ostrich and crocodile are also available [...]