Hard Graft has done it again with the release of the 2Unfold Laptop Bag ($800). The 2Unfold is one of the most versatile on the market. It can be used as a small messenger bag, compact clutch, urban briefcase, full-length folio, secure clutch, or slim rucksack. The cost may put some off, but this is a bag you'll be able to hand down. It's made from semi-vegetable Tuscan leather, that has a matt finish and is scratch resistant. Over time it will become darker and develop a warmer tone. Features include a large outside zip pocket that can fit an iPad, two big outside magnetic flap pockets for chargers, etc. small inside zip pocket for your phone, and a smooth nylon zip closure for the main compartment.
Recognised for their collaborative processes that bring together client dreams with functional design, the people at Carney Logan Burke present The Barn ($NFS) . Built as a guesthouse on the homeowner's current property, the building was built with exact specifications to emulate 19th-century working barns. The large second-story glass wall which looks out on the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort provides the property with both fresh air and outstanding views while the general barn shape keeps this property classic and traditional through out. The property also boasts a dedicated work out area and a large first-floor garage built to homeowner's specifications.
Hard Graft makes great leather goods and their new Slot Machine Wallet by Hard Graft ($170) fits that mold perfectly. We all now carry a wallet, keys and a cell phone. The idea of combining the load of the wallet and phone into one package is an idea that's past due. The Slot Machine is handmade in Italy, with vegetable tanned Italian leather with a 100% Italian wool lining. It holds 6 credit cards, and 2 phones or one phone and additional cards or cash. The wallet is finished off with a snap enclosure to keep all your valuables safe. The Hard Graft wallet comes in two styles, one for the iPhone (5.7 x 3.1 inches) and a slightly larger version for smart phones like the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy.
If you're looking for the best penlight available, then you understand the importance of not only have an emergency light source in your home, but something within reach for your everyday carry arsenal, or for the glovebox of your car. Not all penlights are the same, our buying guide will show all types of lights, including led penlight flashlights, tactical penlights, and multi-mode penlights. Whatever your needs we have something to meet your needs. First up is the Brite Strike EPLI Pen Light that puts out a whopping 340 lumens.
A celebration of the first time the mighty Mount Everest was conquered back in May of 1953. The Conquest of Everest ($28) gives exclusive access to some quite remarkable images and the personal archives of George Lowe, a legendary photographer and climber. He was the in the party who accompanied Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tensing Norgay on that landmark expedition but very little has ever been written about him previously. This book was published to celebrate on of the mans greatest triumph over nature, and it is something to treasure. The original photos get across the message of this epic expedition like words never could.
Responsibly made. Being responsible for the world we live in starts with the products we buy. That is the motto from the guys at Bucket who manufacture a french press they call The Portland Press ($99). This project seeks to make a french press that is made with quality home grown materials. Made from a combination of glass, wool, steel, and wood everything is sourced from the U.S.A, and comes with a lifetime warranty. When you order your Portland Press you will get the press, a 24-oz Mason jar, and a custom size cozy to keep your coffee nice and hot. Check out their [video_lightbox_vimeo5 video_id= 65854807 width=640 height=480 anchor=video] for more details.