stuff we drool about

BoxLock

After a successful kickstarter campaign BoxLock is now available for purchase, just in time for those holiday season deliveries. This smart lock prevents you packages from being stolen, it lets your package delivery driver securely deliver packages to your front door. All users have to do is set a designated spot (bin, box, shed, or any storage con...read more

Kartasan House

Designed by Atelier Vens Vanbelle, this unique house in Ghent, Belgium, uses a 12 meter high oak tree trunk as a central structural column for its pentagonal plan. The owners, a musician and a painter, acquired this old building consisting of two floors and an attic, plus a courtyard separated from the street by a wall. The inner structure of the h...read more

Lighthouse Office

Architects Kagan Taylor and Justin Rice of Knowhow Shop have designed and built a new office for their design studio in their backyard. Named the Lighthouse Office, the micro-building is a place for work and an example that showcases their craft. The little structure is made of lightweight prefabricated panels, and built on industrial casters borro...read more

Merkur Futur Safety Razor

If you are looking for a razor that will turn heads, look no further. The Merkur Futur double-edge safety razor, is quite possibly the most beautiful and unique razor on the market. The innovative design makes loading blades simple while the adjustable head offers the ability to control the blade gap, allowing you to fine-tune the closeness of the ...read more

Seattle Floating Home

Anchored on Lake Union in the heart of Seattle, lays this beautiful modern contemporary floating home designed by Vandeventer + Carlander Architects. Built  on concrete floats the house features two levels, with the living spaces situated on the upper floor, taking advantage of the view, while bedrooms are on the lower float level, with large ...read more

Vuz Moto Tent

The Vuz Moto Tent is the ideal solution for adventurers that travel with their bike and want to keep it in sight overnight. The tent features a unique design, it provides a sheltered bay that allows you to rest in peace whilst your motorbike (or bicycle) hides safely from prying eyes. It also gives riders a work space for tune ups. The 12-foot wate...read more

Porsche 911 Writing Desk

Porsche aficionados rejoice! Design firm 3 GJB 17 invents, designs, and creates pieces of furniture and decorative objects made of mechanical and car body parts. The Porsche 911 Writing Desk featured here is custom-made with American walnut and built with original Porsche panels finished in a beautiful Arctic Silver. This particular desk is number ...read more

Jacob Witzling Cabin

Jacob Witzling is a 2nd-grade teacher, but is also a very talented cabin builder. This hand-built Washington cabin is a livable sculpture made of moss and salvaged materials, and looks straight out of a fairy tale. In fact, Jacob gets his inspiration from cabins of the past, from the world of fantasy both in movies and books, and in that childlike ...read more

September 2018 Workstation

The workstation is a sacred place where many of us spend most of their day. For this ultimate dream desk setup we focus on gear to make your office space functional, clutter-free, and showcase products to help you work in a more ergonomic environment, and of course, put them all together in a nice clean, minimalist and sophisticated design. We hope...read more

Hut On Sleds

This tiny cabin is built on two thick wooden sleds so it can be towed off the beach and out of harm´s way. Designed by Crosson Architects, the Hut on Sleds is a holiday home built just over two hours drive from Aukland, New Zealand, and finds its shape inspired by lifeguard towers common on beaches around the world. The aesthetic is naturalistic, w...read more

Bruny Island Hideaway

Set amongst the eucalyptus on an island off the southern coast of Tasmania, this spectacular tiny cabin is an escape from the high stress of the owner´s busy work life. Designed by Maguire + Devine Architects, the minimalist cabin is completely off-grid, it collects its own rainwater (storage tanks are underground for an uncluttered look) and the r...read more

Mirror Point Cottage

Architectural firm MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple have created an amazing cottage that is inspired by schooners, sheds and farmhouses. Comissioned as a holiday retreat, the Mirror Point Cottage is located in southwestern Nova Scotia, in a dense hardwood forest, comprised of cedar, pine, and oak, in front of a beautiful lake. The hovering building forms a ...read more

Mezmoglobe

Mezmoglobe is a sleek hypnotic sphere that will bring your boring work desk to life. The nifty little Kinetic toy creates a mind-bending 360 degree optical illusion of a continuously flowing helix. The mesmerising desk toy is made out of a solid piece of aerospace grade aluminum, and when you spin it on its base, the object creates a "flowing" opti...read more

Shiftpod

If you were at the Burning Man festival this year, you most likely saw one of these shelters. Shiftpods are a popular choice for festivals thanks to their ease-of-use, dust-proof skin and heat reflectivity. They are crafted with a patented six-layer composite reflective "Dark Out" fabric that is built to withstand the elements, retains heat more ef...read more

Yeti Tundra Haul Cooler

YETI is finally putting wheels on their coolers! The new Yeti Tundra Haul Cooler is the Austin based company´s upgrade of their successful previous model, giving it puncture proof polyurethane wheels. This will make sure you’ll easily carry it along with you to wherever you need it. The capacity was also slightly boosted up (you may now easily acco...read more

Richmond Micro Apartment

As property prices continue to skyrocket, the trend for micro apartments is growing. But living in a itty bitty teeny tiny space can be a challenge. Architecture studio Tsai Design have transformed this 1970s small 35m2 1 bedroom apartment, perfectly showing how to make the most of a tiny space. The challenge was to refurbish the unit wit...read more

Serengeti Lounge Chair

Inspired by traveling and the African safari, the Serengeti Lounge Chair is a style icon for your home. Available in a choice of American Black Walnut or European White Oak, the chair is light and beautiful, while at the same time offering great comfort and practicality. Form and function are present, comfort and look also combine in a chair that w...read more
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Editors Pick

October 2018 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 and dea...
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Editors Pick

October 2018 Bike Commuter Gear

Again, this month we have rounded up some more practical and functional accessories to turn your commute more pleasant. Some cool stuff that will make the time you spend on the bike even more enjoyable whether you’re riding into the office or not. Check out some of our favorite, bike-centric gadgets below, whether you’re a hardcore cyclist or just getting off training wheels, we have listed some awesome products to help make your journey to work that bit...
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Editors Pick

EDC October 2018

In this month´s roundup series of EDC (Everyday Carry), we pick some items that are carried on a consistent basis to assist you in dealing with normal everyday needs of modern society, including possible emergency situations. Every guy could use a little more gear in his pockets, so this month we have rounded up the ultimate guide to EDC essentials for the modern and discerning gentleman. Product ...