5 Jul
Frames immortalized by the King of Cool

Inspired by the venerable acting legend, Persol has introduced the Steve McQueen Special Edition sunglasses. More than 30 years after his death, McQueen is still held in incredibly high regard both for his style and character — no sheen has disappeared from the halo around the King Of Cool. His love of racing and bravado […]


1 Jul
An exclusive single malt whisky by the scotch distillery

Glenfiddich got its name from the Gaellic term meaning ‘Valley of the Deer’, so it’s little surprise the Scottish distillery emblazons one of the elegant animals on each of its green bottles. That same richness of tradition transfers to their newest exclusive single malt whisky range, the Age of Discovery. Brian Kinsman, Malt Master for […]


28 Jun
Finnish distillery distinguishes itself with eco-friendly packaging

Teerenpeli, a Finland-based distillery, originally started brewing Gold Medal-winning beer in the town of Lahti. Then in 2008 they began selling their five-year single malt whisky, and the rest is Finnish boozing history. Earlier this year, Teerenpeli launched their 8-year-old single malt whisky in eco-friendly packaging, carefully designed by the Design Foundation Finland and the […]


17 Jun
Only 21 bottles of Chivas Brothers rarest whisky ever to pay tribute to the British Isles' Crown Jewels

What could possibly make a whisky so rare that only one man in the world has had the opportunity to taste it? That ladies and gentlemen would be a whisky that pays homage to the oldest crown jewels of the British Isles, named The Honours of Scotland. The single malt scotch whisky by the Chivas […]


6 Jun
Snow Peak’s indestructible protection for your iPhone

Weighing less than an ounce, Snow Peak’s newest addition to their line-up is their iPhone 4 Titanium cover. Made in Japan and designed to comply with all iPhone 4 features, this lightweight and durable case is made using a single piece of titanium hand molded to perfectly fit the Apple iPhone 4. Slap it on […]


2 Jun
Deep sea fishing gets an old school update with a NY edge

New York-based clothing and accessories company CXXVI (pronounced like this) features the Marlin Spike Knife. With the skill of more than 30 years experience in scrimshaw artistry, each knife is individually etched by hand and filled with black India ink and sealed with 2 coats of archival wax to protect the intricate design and enhance […]


31 May
Mash Creative studio showcases what you already knew

The London-based design studio Mash Creative has collaborated with the Design Museum for their latest collection of varied goods. Their “State of the Obvious” collection is a hodgepodge of items including iPhone and iPad skins, marker pens, USB sticks, travel card wallets and keyrings. And like the title suggests, each piece of the collection tells […]


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 […]