The things we cherish may not be of value anyone else but us. BBut back in the day all of us had that special lighter. The one you knew the movement of so perfectly, that you could open it with a snap of your fingers. Zippo lighters have held that special place in our hearts for decades. This Custom Skull Zippo Lighter ($210) was custom made by Tel-Aviv-based jeweler Nati Amor. Nati specializes in sculpting custom jewelry. This particular Zippo has been decked out in a custom skull to make it one of a kind. This is a lighter you will want to hand down over generations.
This is probably one of the more original products we've seen come out in a long time. The Smart Cloud ($3360) is the creation of The Richard Clarkson Design Studio, based out of New York and New Zealand. The studio was originally founded by Richard in 2013 as an experimental product, lighting and furniture studio. They offer consultancy, product and experience design. But they also produce their own projects, one of which being the Cloud.The Smart Cloud ($3360) is an interactive lamp and speaker system that mimics a thundercloud. By using motion sensors it can detect your presence and creates a unique lightning and thunder show based on your movement. The powerful speaker system can stream music via bluetooth and the color-changing lights adapt to your specifications. The Cloud also has additional modes so it can be used as a nightlight and music reactive mode.
With stars such as Tom Cruise, Jack Nicolson, Demi Moore, and Kevin Bacon in A Few Good Men ($10), you know it’s going to be good. This movie, directed by Rob Reiner, is a classic example of an enduring movie masterpiece. A military lawyer, played by Tom Cruise, defends marines who have been accused of murder. In one court scene Jack Nicolson gives one of the greatest courtroom monologues ever all the while Tom Cruise holds his own against a great American actor. Check out the scene here. With a perfect marriage of crime, drama, and mystery, this is a movie that every man should see.
The ClearView CLIO Wireless Invisible Speaker ($300) is the first virtually invisible speaker that disappears in any room. It features ClearView's Edge Motion Technology that instead of pushing sound waves from behind uses piezo-electric actuators to stimulate the sides of the clear acrylic glass stereo transducer to create an efficient piston-like motion. This produces rich clear 360-degree stereo sound from both sides of the speaker. Aside from clear stereo sound the speaker also includes a 2" down-firing woofer. The CLIO is now available for pre-order with Shipping expected in March.(more…)
In the wonderful Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die ($10), the great Willie Nelson muses over his greatest influences as well as the things which are most important to him. This is a celebration of his life and the parts his family, friends and colleagues have played in his journey. Willie riffs on just about everything, from poker to music, Nashville to Texas and much more besides. He shares with us the outlaw wisdom that he acquired over eight decades, as well as favorite jokes and insights from family, close friends and band mates. A wonderful insight into one of music's true legends.
The Liberty for London x Gitman Bros. for Unionmade FW'13 Collection ($245) is one of those collaborations made in heaven. Liberty of London is famous for their fabrics and Gitman Bros. for their shirt making. Put them together and you get a great exclusive shirt for Unionmade. The shirts are made from chambray fabric and have subtle floral and paisley prints. The vintage print patterns include rose prints, vine prints, light calico and dark calico prints. Check out more pictures after the break.(more…)