stuff we drool about

Bertone Mantide

The Bertone Mantide is an ambitious project by Italian automobile designer Bertone. It features a futuristic structure based on the Corvette ZR1. Apparently the Mantide has better performance than the ZR1, due to the redesign of various aerodynamic parts and reduced weight. Because most of the structure is in carbon fiber, the Mantide is 100kg ligh...read more

Iwc Pilot Watch Chronograph Top Gun Miramar

Details of the new Pilot collection by IWC have recently been released. The Top Gun Miramar Chronograph featured here, is made of anti-scratch grey ceramic, making it one of the most advanced and robust chronographs ever produced. A matte anthracite dial contrasting with camouflage beige hands and a green textile strap complete the milita...read more

Openhouse | By Xten Architecture

Built by the Xten Architecture studio, the OpenHouse lives up to its name as seen by the pictures. The elegant and beautiful interiors have full visibility to the outside world. The house was built on a challenging site, embedded into a narrow and sharply sloping property in the Hollywood Hills. The front, side and rear elevations of the house slid...read more

Vintage Leather Camera Straps | By A7

A7 is a Camera Accessories Company created by stylistically aware photo enthusiasts that noted an uncomfortable gap between the aesthetic of the modern photographer and his option in camera accessories. Their first collection features camera accessories of 100% premium quality leather entirely made in the USA....read more

Gerber Folding Shovel

The Gerber E-Tool Folding Shovel is an essential tool, it weighs only 2.3 lbs and measures only 24in. The E-Tool is designed specifically to conquer tough digging problems in all types of terrain, it features a glass-filled nylon handle with a powder coated boron carbon steel spade and an anodized 7075 aluminum shaft. It is lightweight and tough, t...read more

Steve Jobs Hyper Realistic Collectible Figure

Occasionally we post about some original toys, we recently posted a very cool, hyper realistic Batman collectible figure. The hyper realistic collectible figure of the legendary Steve Jobs is set to start shipping worldwide on late Feb. 2012. The figure includes a realistic head sculpt, two pairs of glasses, a highly articulated body, three pairs o...read more

Big Bad Wolf 2 | By Blind Chic

Blind Chic is a Hungarian bag manufacturer, they make really cool and affordable waxed canvas messenger backpacks. The one featured here is the Big Bad Wolf 2, it features two front pockets, one of them(high pocket) specially made for mini bike pump. The military green bag is made of waterproof military waxed cotton canvas and includes padded shoul...read more

Aquarium Sink

Moody Aquarium Sink by Italbrass is unusual, for sure, but adds a eccentric touch for those who appreciate a unique design. The Aquarium Sink has a removable top, which facilitates cleaning and two circular entries for fish feeding. It features a large sink light and an engine is included for filtration, water circulation and oxygenation. ...read more

Hotel Endemico | Baja California

Designed by Jorge Garcia of GraciaStudio, the Endémico Resguardo Silvestre Hotel is part of the renowned Mexican Hotel group Habita. The  eco-friendly hotel, set to open this year, is located in Valle de Guadalupe in Baja California. It features a set of twenty independent rooms named EcoLofts with 215 sq ft each. The EcoLoft has a clea...read more

Hiod One | Bluetooth Communicator For Cyclists

For a cyclist that enjoys group trips, there is nothing more annoying than trying to talk to another distant cyclist amid the noise of traffic. Thinking of making life easier for cyclists and make the ride a little more high-tech, a Swedish company created a communicator via Bluetooth, the Hyoid One. The device allows the user to communicate with u...read more

Swyp | See What You Print

Some time ago we featured a spectacular project by Artefact named WVIL, by many considered the future of photography. Well, this may be the future of printers. The SWYP is a printer that allows you radically simple editing and printing, it shows you exactly what the printed page will look like, and makes it as simple as possible to edit and format ...read more

New Balance M998br

This is one cool kick from New Balance, the black version of the M998 Made in USA sneaker. The leather and mesh uppers are reminiscent of the brands classic sneaker, but the real head-turner is the thick, two-toned sole. The shoe also features reflective 3M panels and a Abzorb shock absorption sole. Available at Up There Store or Amazon....read more

Pro Messenger 200 Aw | By Lowepro

The Pro Messenger 200 AW by Lowepro was built to fit pro-sized camera gear. The messenger bag is made with a modern performance, durable, yet soft fabric, reminiscent of classic canvas. The interior dividers are padded and adjustable to fit a variety of pro-sized gear in a number of configurations. Additional features include: a built-in all Weathe...read more

Toyota Fj Cruiser | By Xplore Vehicles

XPLORE Adventure Series Toyota FJ Cruiser is designed for great outdoors adventure, you can choose from four levels of equipment to fit your lifestyle and appetite for exploring, camping or sightseeing some of the most incredible places on the face of the Earth. XPLORE Adventure Series Toyotas are available at participating Toyota dealers in the US...read more

Meyerhoffer Surfboards

Thomas Meyerhoffer is a Swedish industrial designer based in California, he has worked for apple, Smith and Scott, among others. Meyerhoffer is also a very passionate surfer, so it wasn´t   surprising that he adapted his designer thoughts into surf, creating a line of surfboards with a unique design that dramatically challenges the con...read more

Converge | Rest And Recharge

Converge is a docking station for charging your electronics. It is designed to manage charging cables for both bottom-connected, and side-connected devices. The wires slip in easily and stay in place and out of sight. It features 4 USB outlets....read more
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Zuli Smartplug

Zuli Smartplug is a new device that has the goal of optimizing your home´s power consumption, paired with an app that gives your walls´ power sockets smart management. You can manage your house´s lights, dimming them for a more relaxed ambiance or turn the power up if you need the extra light. Zuli Smartplug also enables you to manage the power consumption of your home´s appliances and thermostat. Its app can sense your...
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April 2016 Finds On Amazon

We are back this month with some new fresh finds on Amazon. This week we have found some more cool, beautiful and functional products buried deep in Amazon´s massive catalog. We showcase a list of products that caught our attention, either for their great discount price, for their great customer ratings, or simply because they are pretty goddamn awesome. Product details after the jump....
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April 2016 Finds On Huckberry

Once again we have teamed up with our good friends at Huckberry to update our custom, curated BTS Shop.  We have picked the most exciting fresh deals this month, with some great opportunities to get your hands on the coolest apparel and travel gear for an active lifestyle and outdoor adventures. Check out our new curated list of some of the coolest products an...