Since 1976, the Danish company Skagerak develops an environment-orientated design language that strives to strike with original wood expressions for the modern homes. As special moments are crafted using the right details, something of minor importance as the right light setting might suddenly become an imperative part. For a cosy, maritime atmosphere, the Bollard Oil Lamp comes inspired by the characteristic shape of Nordic harbor bollards, but catches attention with a skilfully crafted ensemble of sturdy Teak, stainless steel and glass embossed with a Fresnel pattern that intensifies the casted light for a pleasant moment.
With its roots deeply entrenched in a century long expertise of creating famous pocket watches and pendants, the Swiss family-owned company Aerowatch definitely knows how to convey the captivating looks of elegant classicism. Their newest release, the La Grande Mecanique, exemplifies that by exemplifying that tradition-led design DNA in a bold manner with a 45mm big casing. In this stainless steel and up to 50 meter water resistant case and the elegant white enamel face beeps a hand-decorated manual-wind movement with 18.000 bph on 17 jewels and with offering a 56 hours power reserve. The Aerowatch’s trademark blued screws embellish the already with côte de Genève pattern enhanced movement to complete a thoroughgoing classic appearance made for the special occasions.
The designer par excellence for any equipment that revolves around the greenest sport golf, namely J. Lindeberg, collaborated with one of the leading manufactures for golf bags Ogio to reveal a compelling and capable travel bag. The bag initially strikes with a unique JL logo monogram pattern embossed on the exterior leather and satisfies any short travelers demands with a spacious interior and well-organized segmentation that offers an overview at a glance. The inside further reveals 4 zipped pockets, durable mesh dividers and compression straps that fasten your weekend full of clothes on a JL monogram lining, all secured by a proven polycarbonate hard shell under the leather layer.
Personalization is a key aspect of successful premium products. That being said, Sony has unveiled a range of notebooks that has been enriched with a certain level of exclusivity through limited appearance and bolstered performance. Dubbed the Signature Collection, each part represents a flagship notebook of its respective category enhanced with the particularity of a unique design that are intended to cater any user from the mobile professional with the executive demands on performance and elegant appearance in form of the Carbon Fiber Z, over the style-aware metropolitan that desires to enhance his accoutrement with an exclusive faux crocodile suiting, to the ever-online man that craves an ultra-portable Vaio P which further offers quick access through fast 256GB SSD storage.
The Italian architect and passioned disciple of the ethos which commands functionality as any designs perfect refinement, namely Pierro Lissoni, joined forces with globally respected barbecue paraphernalia manufacturer Fochista to release the Barbicù grill. Barbicù is a modular grill-system which flexibility starts in deciding whether to grill in a common stance, standing in front of a vertically built grill, or to gather around the fire which flickers just 18-inches from the ground. The subsequent question for the alfresco aficionados decides about the further myriad accessories from a oven cover with integrated thermometer to chopping board and further wooden equipment to arrange your almost bespoke man’s ultimate outdoor domestic utensil.
In a comparable short time Gordon Rush has moults to a serious brand name in the realms of luxurious and contemporary shoe making. That with reason as his impeccable taste enables him to marry modern industrial art with that strict architectural lines influenced with bold details of the Asian culture to achieve a seriously masculine collection of shoes for the modern man. This ankle boot, dubbed Milan, lies focus on its sleek contours that in conjunction with the sophisticated appearance of the subtle French tumbled calf hide, exude a sophisticated yet bold optic that’s geared towards the everyday use.
It’s a simple formula, take 130 years of expertise, a rigorous selective eye that culls just the finest hides, a serious and persistent design language, a pinch enthusiasm and finished is the family-held firm Tusting. The Grafton lather laptop briefcase is an excellent example for Tusting’s timeless yet distinctive design conception improved with unconventional, but today highly recommended functionality. Three spacious compartments willingly offer a place for the daily business essentials including up to 17-inch laptop, mobile phone, the vital folders and their’s of course still a nook for a magazine. Further notably, over the course it’ll acquire that mellow patina which makes those pieces of outstanding craftsmanship a consistent companion that defies any transient fashions.
Just as personalization got imperative to tailors of fine attire, shoes and other quality crafts, HTC unveiled the Hero. In taking heed to this idea, the Hero is HTC’s way to tightly connect the holder with his phone and his preferences. That is said to become feasible through the heavily enhanced Android UI, dubbed the Sense, which strives to offer all that important content at a glance. Alongside, a slight swing at the bottom of the Teflon coated Hero provides a comfortable hold in the hands whilst using the 3.2-inch capacitive touchscreen LCD with haptic response. Further hard facts comprise a Qualcomm 528MHz processor, 512MB RAM, HSPA and QUad-band GSM, GPS and any geotagger’s essential compass feature, built-in Flash, WiFi, an audio jack, a 5-megaixes cam with auto-focus and a microSd slot.
Tales of infinite treasures, wonders and magical spirits, tales of the wide journeys of Sindbad and undiscovered mystical countries and numerous more. No matter which name is elicited of the wonderful stories of the Arabian Nights, it’ll always be a name that reminds of colorful pictures depicted in everyones mind. This exclusive set of the Arabian Nights saga is the first complete translation into English since the 80′s and offers all the Tales of 1001 Nights including the adaptive orphan stories distributed in three hand-bound volumes stored in a limited edition box – definitely a well-thought additional, even if their’s already a copy in your library.
Born of a pure incidental circumstance, namely a single distilling as a Christmas gift that found great approval, the 105 of Glenfarclas now celebrates the 40th anniversary with a 40 years aged special bottling that is limited to 893 in total. However, 105′s cult refers to the heavy cask strength which already proves it rare, as because there are just a couple of casks available that can maintain a constant 60% volume over 40 years of continuous taste development. Alongside, the 105 is embedded in a fitting 105 signed lining and a black lacquered wooden box, an adequate display for the spirit that still seizes the traditional Speyside manner unfurling a heavy sherry influenced flavor.
That the Scandinavian almost dominate the contemporary world of furnitures is common knowledge, but Aki Choklat is a Finnish that aspires to capture a piece off of the exclusive fine shoe market. It’s the contemporary elegance that he had devoted hisself to, and the ever-evolving high-grade craftsmanship is what finishes his footwear to truly distinguishing pieces. Sometimes classic, sometimes quirky modern, but always with the Scandinavian ingenuity in the background – definitely an option for the next bold investment.
Was just a matter of time till James Perse had to profile his ideals and design philosophy with releasing a minimalist furniture collection that’s still able to exude the warmth of a slackening beach setting. The Los Angeles Collection contains and magnificently exemplifies James Perse knack for melting elegant clean lines with bright casualness. Greatly crafted of Balau wood and Teak, the collection’s pieces crave to serve the metropolitan with a serious amount of Californian nonchalance. For the outdoor setting the Malibu connection is ready to withstand weather with Sunbrella fabrics and Teak making the chaises, sofas and chairs comfortable to use as it is beautiful to look at.
From the country that is commonly known for having released and disseminate sartorial elegance, comes this compelling briefcase collection of Uppercase. The British artisans behind Uppercase strives to re-inspire today’s world of travel with harking back to the venerable design language of by-gone days when traveling luggage emanated that certain elegance that made you feel special then and totally stands out of any crowd today. Rigorously selected full grain cowhide leather in combination with modern functionality and an entirely hand crafting process ensure uniqueness and guarantee companions of timeless value for unforgettable journeys.
The once so business fitted form factor of the sub-notebook gradually vanishes and finds replacement in the almost ubiquitous netbooks. By this time, netbooks acquit themselves well, albeit the search for a professional-level netbook remains a painstaking task. That’s when the new HP Mini 5101 comes in. This netbook devotes itself to the classy mobile professional that seeks a distinguishing appearance and proven functionality. The 5101 captivates with a sleek aluminum magnesium casing, enormous storage capacities boasting with a 7200rpm 320GB HDD and up to 128GB SSD, Bluetooth, 2-megapixels webcam, WiFi and 3G connectivity, an exceedingly functional keyboard layout and a HD 1366 x 76810.1-inch backlit LED screen.
With three hearts embellishing the founder’s coats of arms, it was no surprise that their company became a name such as COR, Latin for heart. The German manufacturer COR rapidly established itself in the realms of sumptuous furnitures with notably achievements like the Conseta collection, the world’s first modular furniture range. One of their novelty achievements is the reissued Swing, the recliner par excellence that is entirely characterized by the term ‘levitation’, since it was introduced for the first time in the late 60s. In light of that, the distinctive cubic sculpted cushion, backrest and armrest softly lies on a spring-steel blade which provide a perceptible level of levitating comfort through the free swinging construction, and a striking appearance that will instantly elevate your seating experience for, at least, the next four decades.