The Three Potato Four Industrial Cafeteria Table ($2000+) is an old school throwback, literally. This cafeteria table is made from heavy cast iron, cast from original forms, and reclaimed pine wood tabletops and round swivel-out stools made from reclaimed maple. You can get this table in either a 4 (30"w x 48"), 8 (30"w x 96"), or 12-seater (30"w x 144"). Pricing includes shipping to anywhere within the continental United States.
ICON is known for creating vehicles that have "classic styling, modern performance, and timeless utility". Their latest creation is the ICON Thristmaster Pickup Truck ($200,000+). Jonathon Ward's creation takes the classic design of the 1947-1953 Chevrolet 3100 five-window pickup and adds a custom-built chassis along with a GM 5.3-liter V8 small block with Magnuson supercharger that helps it achieve about 450 horses.The interior features Alcantara headliners, bison-hide seats, a web-enabled Kenwood and Audison digital audio system and plenty of chrome. The bed of the truck is 6.5 feet and is lined with wood ash slats. ICON only plans to build about 10 of these bad boys so grab yours before they run out.(more…)
I'm digging the new Nike Air Yeezy 2 Red October ($2500) shoes by Kanye West, because the guy just goes for it. Although, it would be nice to see some of his stuff at a lower price point. These bad boys solid out in 11 minutes at the original offering and can now be had on eBay starting at about two grand. The shoes feature an all red colorway, a molded rear panel, an engineered strap and studs of various sizes throughout the shoe.
"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.
Renowned Philadelphia design studio, The Heads of State, have put together an exclusive collection of city-specific t-shirts. Their Pilot & Captain Civic Tees ($32) are made from a soft poly-blend for that comfortable well-worn feel. Current locations included in the collection are New York, Boston, Paris, San Francisco, Washington, Chicago, Kingston, London, Los Angeles, Newark, Mexico City, Philadelphia (my home town), Portland, Tokyo, Toronto, and Zurich. More locations are soon to follow.
If your a serious outdoor enthusiast who needs a serious knife, then one of the first brands you look at is Buck. Their latest offering the Buck Compadre Camp Knife with Red Blade ($50) can take on the heavy tasks others knives bulk at. The Compadre has a 9-1/2" overall length with a 4-1/2" blade. The 5160 spring steel drop point blade is powder coated in red for an awesome look. While the handle is made from Heritage Walnut Dymondwood. And as always with Buck you never have to worry about breakage. The Compadre is backed by the companies lifetime warranty.