16 Jul
Timekeepers & ball tossers, in an 8-mile sort of way

Shinola, the rare Detroit watchmaker, is founded upon the principle of quality American-made goods. While we’re sure to be hearing more from them on the watchmaking tip — and they have indeed just released nine new timepieces — their new line of individually crafted, high-quality leather-bound sporting goods are especially noteworthy. Get your game on […]


29 Apr
With surfboard leash-inspired iPhone remote control

Pretty much known as the go-to gear for beach bums and pro surfers, Quicksilver is now carving its way into the music scene — first with the opening of a recording studio, and now their QS-1 Headphones from Music Critic. With a design based on the union of performance and comfort, the QS-1 Headphones offer professional quality […]


11 Apr
Start blastin' up the dog park

Ok, so this is completely stupid. Which is why I must have it. It’s a retractable dog-leash with a gun-shaped handle, made by Art Lebedev Studio. The genius is that I can’t think of anything in the world more amazingly stupid, other than perhaps a Chihuahua. But this is way cheaper, and less annoying.


24 Jan
Incoqnito's Intimate Jewelry Collection

At first glance, I immediately wanted the Incoqnito necktie. I’ve always thought the androgynous look was sharp, sophisticated, and sexy. I guess I never realized how sexy it was, because the Incoqnito necktie is part of Incoqnito’s stylish new line of jewelry /sex toys. Good thing I didn’t put that on my Christmas wish list — moms wouldn’t have […]


20 Sep
Johan Loekito and Samsung Design America's Proxima concept

I really need Samsung’s Proxima phone/watch concept to become a reality, as I honestly cannot afford to lose another iPhone. A collaboration with California-based designer Johan Loekito, Samsung Design America’s Proxima concept is a mobile phone that you attach to your wrist on a watch-like band, so you will never misplace it. Moreover, if you […]