Walt Siegl is known for his artistically designed bikes. His new creation though, is a bit of a departure. The WSM Enduro Motorcycle by Walt Siegl ($TBA) is based on a KTM 450 off-roader, stripped down to give a bare bones vintage feel. Customizations include an aluminum fuel tank and subframe, side panels, seat pan and seat in Vivian Smith leather, and an Air-Tech rear fender. Walt kept the suspension and engine to make sure none of the bikes off road ability was lost.
The TPT Titanium Pocket Tool ($40) is an ultra low profile everyday multi-tool that has so many functions you'll be hard-pressed to think of another tool which could replace it. The TPT is made from durable stonewashed grade 5 titanium alloy and measures 3" long, 1" high, and .157" thick. It comes with a finger safe carry insert, which can be used as a box opener or even a stainless steel camping fork. This insert can be replaced with a standard utility blade if you wish. A complete listing of functions is below.
Safe to use for you and humane for your catch the all-in-one Kombo Fish Tool ($30) is here to organize your tackle! With a weighted 'Bonker' to instantly and painlessly take care of your catch, a high-grade stainless steel fillet knife and a cleaning spoon the Kombo takes care of everything. Its waterproof and floating design means dropping it overboard isn't the end of the world and its safety features help you to avoid cuts. Available right now the Kombo Fish Tool is the all-in-one tool you and your catch been waiting for!
OK, on the outside it looks like your run of the mill soccer mom minivan, but on the inside it's all luxury. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz V-Class ($TBA) is Mercedes' next generation of passenger van. The V-class can hold up to eight passengers and it gives all of them plenty of room. Seating options include four captains chairs, or benches that hold two or three passengers. The second row of captains chairs can face the rear row just in case you want to break out the cards. The power plant is a 2.1-liter four-cylinder turbo-diesel in three options. Sales will start in Europe in March, Mercedes is still deciding whether or not to bring it to the United States.
Crafted in the USA using Horween American leather for the strap and a classic Swiss automatic Soprod movement the Oak & Oscar Burnham Watch ($1450) is limited to just 300 pieces. Its name comes from the legendary Daniel Burnham and each elegant timepiece comes with a complimenting leather wallet made by the Defy Mfg Co. High quality materials, American craftsmanship and design prowess come together in spades to create this timeless classic.
"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." | Albert Einstein. Information Graphics ($47) looks at how the most complex of ideas can be communicated through. Our everyday lives are packed with a continuous huge flow of information in order than we interpret and are therefore able to understand the world we are living in today. When you consider the complex array of data that is floating around us visual communication is often the best, or sometimes the only way of communicating. This is a unique book that presents us with a historical and fascinating perspective on this subject, and highlights the vital role graphics play in modern society.