Steve McQueen: The Actor and his Films ($42), is THE definitive account of every single movie that this iconic actor made. A lavishly illustrated book that devotes almost 500 pages to the career of Steve McQueen and follows his journey from juvenile delinquent into Marine Corps and then onto aspiring trying to get his break in Hollywood. From there we follow his path to global super stardom and the fact he became the highest-paid actor of his time. You will also discover countless behind the scenes stories of events which occurred during the time leading up to and ultimately during filming which all give us a fascinating insight into the great mans acting motivation and techniques.
Joel Parez is an American photography based out of Dallas. Watching his father take photos with his 35mm started his passion, listening to his mother tell stories of her modeling days in Puerto Rico taught him to apply a narrative to his work, and his five years as a marine showed him how important every detail is. So when it came to lighting and retouching him became a perfectionist.His latest series, Judging America ($TBA), takes a look at how we judge individuals based on their ethnicity, profession, or sexual orientation. And whether those judgments are based in reality. Without further explanation the portraits tell an important story; that success comes in all shades.via
An innovative design that effortlessly combines privacy and functional space, the Micro Cluster Cabins ($CALL) are a modern architectural masterpiece. A single structure which merges with its natural surroundings, the cabin is split into three with a central outdoors space. The generous middle section features wall to ceiling glass, giving the sensation of being part of nature itself while the wood-clad buildings at either end houses the bedrooms and the bathrooms. An oasis of absolute serenity coupled with contemporary convenience, this cabin is absolutely irresistible.
Whether you're a designer, architect, artist, cartoonist a solid drafting table is a must. The French Architect Drafting Table ($2180) pictured was made with an industrial aesthetic by utilizing distressed wood, a cast iron base and a crank pedestal. Weighing in at over 250 lbs. this is truly a solid piece. The top is wood mango and features a built-in groove which holds all the necessary writing and drafting implements. Because this piece is handmade each piece is unique and no two are alike.
The famous Keurig coffee and tea maker has turned the corner and now they have a version available that makes cold drinks. The Keurig Kold Drinkmaker ($420) allows you to make a variety of drinks including Coke, Sprite, and Dr Pepper. You can also make a bevy of perfectly chilled craft sodas, seltzers, iced teas, sports drinks and more. All at the push of a button. This Keurig would be perfect for the busy family or for folks who don't need an entire case of drinks.
Keeping your plants alive and healthy while you're away on business or traveling is difficult. Pikaplant's fantastic new creation can keep them exactly as nature intended. The revolutionary Pikaplant Tableau Automatic Watering Tray ($170) recreates nature's wet/dry cycle. Giving your plants exactly what they need, when they need it. Better still, it uses up zero electricity! Fill the reservoir and the Tableau will water your plants for you. Keeping them full of life and strong. Never lose a plant again while away from home and invest in the Pikaplant Tableau.