Symbol Audio Dovetail Vinyl Cabinet
Display your vinyl collection in style with the Symbol Dovetail Cabinet. This system can be used for your individual pieces or as a modular unit to fit either a specific space or your entire record collection. The cool file drawer design creates a minimal and clean aesthetic that is functional as well and provides easy access to your records. Created from sustainable hardwoods, each cabinet is fitted with meticulous dovetail joints and finished with vegetable tanned handles, solid brass hardware and full extension drawer slides. These cabinets are made in the USA and available in dozens of different configurations and finishes.
Buy From Symbol Audtio / $1,600
Pohutukawa Six Person Tiny House
The Pohutukawa perfectly captures the essense of living large in a small space. This tiny home on wheels is capable of fitting up to six people, features a double mezzanine and includes other rich additions including 11.5 feet tall ceilings, aluminum-framed French doors and a full kitchen, washer and dryer and queen bed. An entertainment lounge is accessible via ladder as the living space feels extra roomy because of the Pohutukawa's efficient use of indoor-outdoor living. The home sits on a custom made house trailer for easy transport and anchoring. Prices start at $55,000 for the base configuration and are being assembled today.
Buy From Tiny House Builders / $55,000
Happier Camper HC1
We all love vintage pull trailers and the Happier Camper HC1 has put a big smile on our face. Originally designed for off-grid use, the camper is solar-powered and features a rounded retro shell that reminds us of the two-tone VW vans. Changing up the interior is easy with the companies innovative 'Adaptiv' technology. This is a modular system that lets owners swap out furniture components and create high varietal and person living spaces. The system lets you go from a five-person bedroom to a kitchen in just a matter of minutes. Designed for off-grid use, this solar-powered camper features an adorable round-edged vintage shell reminiscent of the two-tone VW vans. Reconfiguring the tiny camper interior is a snap with “Adaptiv,” a modular system that allows users to swap out furniture components and create a variety of living spaces—from a five-person bedroom to a kitchen—in a matter of minutes. Truly a fun camper that can all be tailored to suit your needs.
Buy From Happer Camper / $18,950
Yamato Indigo Leather Coasters
Coasters are often an afterthought, something quickly bought at an Ikea or World Market, often unmatched to one another or your furniture. Instead, this set of leather indigo-dyed coasters from Yamato are a classy, sophisticated choice for your counter and table tops. Each of the five leather coasters are unique and one-of-a-kind as the leathers are treated with natural oil after being dipped in indigo and dried.
Buy From Yamato / $48
Mr Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur
After you take your first sip of Mr Black, you'll immediately wonder why this is the first time tasting a cold brewed coffee liqueur. One part bitter and one part sweet, Mr Black features Arabica bean coffee thats been extracted and blended nicely with Australian wheat vodka to create a 50 proof liquor. Only 300 bottles have been handmade in Mr Black's facility that combines a coffee roastery and a distillery. Drink it like cold brew: black, over ice or with milk or cream - or you can toss it into an espresso martini or any other cocktail that could benefit from the caffeinated kick.
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Casper Dreamery Sleeping Lounge
Have you ever been traveling, in the city or otherwise away from your home and just needed an hour or two to grab a quick nap? Well Casper, the innovative bed-in-a-box mattress company, has created a refuge in New York City for tired commuters and travelers looking for just this. Called the Dreamer, this sleeping lounge is home to a handful of private pods stocked with the brand's namesake signature mattresses and bedding. Custom pajamas and lullabies from Headspace (the mobile meditation app) are provided as are post-nap amenities such as toothbrushes, face wash and free drinks. Sessions run for 45 minutes and can either be booked ahead of time or as walk ins.
Buy From Casper / $25
OtterBox Yampa Dry Waterproof Duffles
Rugged case maker OtterBox is expanding outside of their bulletproof phone cases with this new line of waterproof dufflebags. Dubbed the Yampa Dry, these bags are of a TPU-coated nylon construction and feature waterproof zippers, sealed seams, multiple tie-down points and a pair of backpack straps that double as handles. A reflective sheen allows for safe travel at night as well as 360 degree visibility. The bag is available in 3 sizes: 35-liter, 70-liter and 105-liter.
Buy From Otterbox / $250
Brava Countertop Oven
Resembling a sleek countertop microwave, the Brava oven uses a combination of available and infrared light for quick and safe cooking. Dubbed the Pure Light Cooking technology, their new tech is powered by 6 crystal bulbs and is able to produce heat up to over 500 degrees in less than a second. This is a 10x increase over standard microwave and convection ovens and microwaves. Expected to ship in November 2018, pre-order is now open on Brava's site for the "world's fastest countertop oven."
Buy From Brava / $1,000
Vollebak Graphene Jacket
Graphene is one of the most indestructible and incredible materials known to man; in fact it was actually discovered by Nobel Prize winners in 2010 so you know this is a legit material. Vollebak has taken this fabric and created a ten layer composite that is touted as being more bulletproof than steel and used it to coat their jackets for this upcoming experimental prototype. Each jacket - which comes exclusively in a black Graphene - is one part coat, one part science experiment and one part beta testing of one of the most exciting fabrics being used in menswear. The jacket will launch in the summer of 2018 and the waiting list is currently open on Vollebak's website.
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The Space Smart Home - Iohouse
The Space Smart Home by design firm iOhouse aims to be an image of what a home of the future may look like. Every aspect of this house was designed to be 'smart' from the 220v generator and solar panels that power the entire home, to the fully integrated networking systems, cameras, connected devices and intelligent appliances. The home is designed to run completely 'off the grid' and the clean, modern and sleek aesthetics truly look like something out of a sci-fi movie. In addition to the smart interior, the house is completely modular and able to be moved and situated in any urban, rural or off the grid locale. Additional points of note from the company:
  • connected to your mobile phone or tablet 24/7, wherever you are
  • environmentally friendly; made with empathy and care
  • freedom to live and move wherever you like, whenever you like.
  • Architecture and design
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CeramicSpeed - A Chainless Bicycle Design
The 2018 Eurobike Expo has just wrapped up and there were a handful of super exciting concepts unveiled. One of our favorites was from CeramicSpeed with their introduction of a chainless bike that utilizes a drivechain concept often seen in motorcycles, but to date never integrated into bicycles. The CeramicSpeed 'Drive' system is still in the prototype phase but early models are extremely promising and may give way to a new genre of biking. CeramicSpeed has dubbed their innovation the world's most efficient drivetrain and the judges at the Eurobike convention agreed, naming them winner of this year's Best in Show award. We'll keep a watch on this company and be sure to post any updates to this exciting advancement in riding tech.
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