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Opening Ceremony joins the list of labels to design a pair of sunglasses in conjunction with Phosphorescence. The frames are metal, colored in your choice of gold, silver or bronze. The mid-section is gently pointed like a bat’s wing, which leads to a clear plastic tip for comfortable wear. All three colorways are each available from today at colette.
The Joey Roth Ceramic Speakers make the most of materials porcelain, cork and Baltic birch. Custom-made drivers ensure that the full range of dynamic sound can be captured and will make for new listening experiences even with old tracks. They are available for direct order via Joey Roth.
The TDK boomboxes are an awesome reinvention of the classic portable device, both aesthetically and technically.
The analog switches typical of old-school blasters have been swapped out for touch sensitive buttons embedded into the front of the device, similar to those found on many smart phones. While all of the information displayed is digital, it has a decidedly analog feel, even including a retro-styled EQ. Controls include a left knob for controlling the power and volume and one on the right for toggling through radio stations or adjusting the settings. Both models have USB, 3.5mm and RCA auxiliary ports to connect a huge variety of music sources. There is also a larger auxiliary port that allows you to connect a guitar or microphone in case you want to join in the music magic.
Hästens of Köping, Sweden has been building their notoriously luxurious beds for five generations. Johan Luukas leads the tour, while senior project manager Perry Forsberg explains how the company evolved from their saddle-making roots into the most coveted built-to-order bed business today.
What’s your city making?
Brooklyn’s Mast Brothers’ bean-to-bar chocolate factory—one of just a handful in the U.S. The chocolatiers, Rick and Michael Mast, walk us through their uniquely intensive process, DIY machines, and a little of their food philosophy.
For the aspiring medical student or simply any curious mind, Google Lab’s new Body Browser offers an amazingly in-depth look at the different layers of the human body. The 3D model, currently only viewable as a female, lets the user interact with six different biological systems in multiple planes.
The downside to the practical body browser is that it’s currently only viewable using Google Chrome,
Stereomood is the emotional internet radio that provides you music that best suits your mood and activities and personalized playlists for specific emotions.
SchubLaden takes these half-functional elements and gives them a brand-new home inside painted and stained composite-wood frames constructed around the size of the existing objects that must now fit within them.