The unofficial and unauthorized book, allows you to dine Draper style and drink as Sterling does with over 70 recipes from the bars, restaurants and kitchens seen in Mad Men. If you have wanted to mix an Old Fashioned exactly how Don Draper drinks it or to be able to prepare a martini and Oyster Rockefellers in one of the favorite haunts of Roger Sterling; The Grand Central Oyster Bar then now's your chance. The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook ($10) takes you on a virtual journey through the culinary world that existed in New York during the Mad Men era. Packed with period detail and long forgotten delights this is a treat whether you are a huge fan of the show or not.
The Deus Ex Machina Project X Motorcycle ($TBA) is a continuation of Deus's Yamaha Yard Build series. The bike started out as a Yamaha XJR1300 and was stripped down to proudly display its 1251cc air-cooled engine. They then fitted the bike with wider handlebars, and custom bodywork. Additional features include: Ohlins front suspension and rear shocks, custom triple clamps, Discacciati brake system, Leovince titanium exhaust, Marvic Streamline Magesium wheels, Motogadget instruments, Pirelli race tires, and a Hella Rallye front light.
The Jeep Wrangler Full Metal Jacket By Starwood Motors ($CALL) looks like it came straight from the set of the last Mad Max movie or the Latest Zombie Apocalypse thriller. But believe it or not, you too could become the proud owner of a beast like this if you've got the scratch. The Full Metal Jacket takes a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, strips it down to its bare ass, and starts all over again.They started off by removoing the interior carpet, and factory suspension, axles, drive shafts, and mounting points, exhaust, and seats. They then added Curry Rock Jock 1 ton axles, long arm suspension and 14" coil over shocks that provide an adjustable ride height. Matched with 40" tires, this setup you can ride almost anything in your path.So if they removed the factory body panels, what did they replace them with. Body armor of course. If you're prepping for the next Zombie Apocalypse, this ride is pretty much all you need. Additional exterior updates include LED floodlights and headlights, and a Warn winch that can pull anything.They didn't forget the interior that includes full custom race seats wrapped in leather. You also get the best tech including full navigation, sound system with subwoofers, and a backup camera to make sure you hit what you were aiming for.
You'll be hard pressed to find a better view on the planet. The Mirador House By Gubbins Arquitectos ($NFS) is located in Tunquen, Chile and is located on a cliff with amazing ocean views. Designed for a Parisian lawyer, the summer house is comprised of two terraces that open up to a large meeting space which feature both views of the sea and the countryside. Center room is a double height area that you exit via a spiral-staircase, which takes you to the roof terrace.
The brain child of Barry Jackson, the Hivehaus Flat-Packed Honeycomb House ($TBA) is an easy to build self-contained micro house. Based on the honeycomb structures that bees build the Hivehaus is constructed of individual cells which are customizable enough to offer a layout to fit any need. Each cell is about 100 square feet, is fitted with six LED down lights, four electrical sockets, and your choice of doors and windows. If you want to take your structure off grid solar panels and composting toilets are also available for purchase.
If you're in to retro then you need to pick up some Neil Stevens Cassette Prints ($50-$76) to go along with your vintage stereo gear. The prints feature classic tape designs seen on C60 & 90 format tape decks. The iconic typography and block colors will add style to any room. The prints come on High White Smooth 315gsm uncoated paper and come in two sizes; A3 (11.7 x 16.5 inches) and 500mm x 700mm (19.7 x 27.5 inches).