Having been in development for over two years the Jays u-JAYS Headphones ($200) may have a minimalist design but they also deliver optimum sound quality and power too. The super-comfortable on-ear design fits snuggly over the ear and their lightweight construction makes them easy to wear. To further extend the life of your u-JAYS you can also upgrade parts over time, including cables and ear cups. They also come with cable controls that have been optimized for all major platforms including iOS and Android. The u-Jays will be dropping some time in the 3rd quarter so checkout their site for more details.
There is a saying 'let the train take the strain' implying that train travel is laid back and comfortable and takes little effort. This is the case most of the time, except when you are a passenger on a Runaway Train ($16). Starring John Voight, Eric Roberts and Rebecca De Mornay and directed by Andrey Konchalovsky, this runaway train has 3 passengers; 2 escaped convicts and a female railway worker and no driver. This is a thrilling ride packed with action and drama and one that may have you making sure there is someone in front cab next time you intend getting on a train.
This particular Land Cruiser has already sold at auction. But it was just too beautiful not to showcase. The Land Cruiser FJ40 has been a popular addition to many 4x4 enthusiast garages around the world. But none so far like this. This 1978 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 ($77K) features the original 130 horsepower engine, hood and a complete respray in a radiant red. Allowing it to keep all the original characteristics and charm of the 70's this retro classic.
The Chargeboard Concept Skateboard ($TBA) is the first triple threat skateboard. It can create and store its own electricity, charge your mobile devices, and acts as a portable boombox with two speakers under the board. Now don't get too excited because as the title says, the Chargeboard is just a concept. It was the brain child of Bjorn van den Hout and was created as a graduation project. Right now it's still in the prototyping phase and he is looking for product developers and larger brands to help bring it to the masses. Sounds like a perfect candidate for a Kickstarter project.
The Hexa K500 Dive Watch ($624-$800) is a beautifully crafted, assembled in the U.S. 500m diving watch, where every detail has been considered. The K500 is made from 316L surgical grade stainless steel. The screw down crown is located at the 10 position and protected by an integrated crown guard. The movement is the Sii NE15/Seiko 6R15 and the dial is illuminted by Lum-Tec . Each watch is engraved and serialized, but you better get yours soon, production is limited to only 500 units.
I think it's safe to say the Ludovic Houplain loves logos. Ludovic is the co-director of the animated short film Logorama. He has worked with institutions like Air, Dior, Cannes, audi, among others. In his book, Logobook ($34) he has amassed over 7,000 symbols and trademarks from our world today. If you're a designer, student,into marketing or even just interested in contemporary culture, then this book is for you.