18 Jan
30 points of articulation in military ninja bodysuit

Hot Toys makes some of the most hyper-realistic “toys” out there, to the point that they make the nerd in me want to hide under my comforter, make a pillow fort and get in an all-out WWIII-style deathmatch with my vintage Robotech figures (I totally give the edge to Rick Hunter). The latest addition to […]


24 Aug
Philip Jodidio's 416-page tome of the places in which we consume

Architectural hot spots from around the world — new places to shop, eat and drink — are always exciting to visit because of the products they offer, but often few stop to admire or appreciate the way each establishment is thoughtfully designed and structured. Surely the designers of the buildings in the Architecture Now! Eat […]


5 Jun
Mark Landwehr's latest stunning vinyl sculpture-meets-toy

Coarsetoys’ latest vinyl playmate offers a beautiful vision if you’re into blood and glowing fluid molecular poetry. At 27’’ x 14’‘ x 7.4’’ he’s much more imposing than your average vinyl figure, but there’s still no hope for the “rise of pain in dreams.” Suspended in the state of not quite not-breathing until like, the […]


11 May
UK boutique builder aims to be first "Super-SUV" on the market

London boutique luxury automaker Eterniti Motors unveiled its first car at Beijing’s Auto China 2012 international motor show, and its quite the beast. Joining the likes of the Maserati Kubang and Lamborghini Urus Concept which we’ve previously covered, Eterniti claims the Artemis will be the “world’s first Super-SUV”, beating both competitors (and others, like Bentley) […]


19 Oct
Japanese hero comes to life... in nerd collectible form

Jun Takahashi’s UNDERCOVER label teams up with Medicom for a 12″ collectors figure of the Japanese hero Underman. As usual with these collectible figures the details are finely executed, including fur boots, helmet and realistic clothing with functioning accessories. You can also get his arch-nemesis Pyranoid — both are available at UNDERCOVER in Hong Kong […]


4 Oct
Perhaps their most attention-catching interpretation to date

Coarse return with a new release of quality collectible figures with their oopCr: two splendid sprouts package. The two seedlings are finished with a mirror-like chrome coat, resulting in perhaps their most attention-catching interpretation to date. The set contains two 7” [18cm] shimmering chrome plated vinyl figures, with exceptional packaging to keep them ever more […]


27 Sep
Hot Toys' villain from Iron Man every nerd's daddy

The year 2008 was a great one for Robert Downey, Jr. The same year he played Tony Stark in Iron Man he also played Kirk Lazarus, the black faced “method actor” in Tropic Thunder. Both were big hits, but it was Iron Man that had legions of acne-pocked fanboys clamoring for more of the villainous […]


8 Jul
Beautiful handcrafted workboots via Hong Kong

These handmade red leather boots by HOAX feature a thick hand lined leather sole, with leather laces that in totality give the footwear a very Red Wing-looking appearance. You can pick them up via Hong Kong retailer BeeWeb for $130 ($HK 998). More images of the HOAX Red Leather Boots after the Jump…