Tuesday, November 11, 2008 3:03PM - By Mike Payne
Across 46 years, 22 films and six leading actors, the James Bond film legacy has featured some of the world’s most luxurious and iconic sportscars. From the signature Aston Martin DB5 in Goldfinger to the Lotus Esprit Turbo in For Your Eyes Only, 007 has spared no expense in choosing his wheels. To celebrate the release of the Quantum of Solace, here’s a list of the 007 hottest cars from the James Bond Legacy…
Friday, November 7, 2008 1:11PM - By Mike Payne
Factory-built homes have a “trailer park” stigma no more. These amazing modern homes are built in a factory then shipped to site. Not only is the process more efficient and less expensive, it is the green way to build a quality, sustainable home. Process aside, these homes are beautiful, and much cheaper than any comparable site-built home on the market. Here are 9 of the USA’s greatest modern prefab homes…
Monday, November 3, 2008 7:00AM - By Alex Ion
An unnamed European billionaire has authorized Swiss watchmaker Vacheron Constantin to design a one of a kind timepiece that will cost the buyer a whooping $6.5 million, making it the world’s most expensive watch ever to have been created to date.
The watch is expected to take years to complete– and after reading the feature list, we can understand why.� This timepiece will fit a calendar, a start chart, a celestial annual calendar, a tourbillon regulator, a sunrise and sunset indicator and a hell of a lot more into its display. The buyer has definitely found an innovative way of putting his pouring millions into good use, hasn’t he!?� We’d love to meet this fucker in a dark alley… [via AffluentPageLuxuryIndex]
Monday, October 27, 2008 1:02PM - By Mike Payne
After a decade or two of decidedly disinteresting designs, progressive watch manufacturers have pushed the envelope in recent years. The designers behind brands like Nixon, Diesel, Lip, Vestal, TokyoFlash and others have truly broken the mold with some amazing new watches. In celebrating their work, our resident horophile has compiled a list of 13 of the most amazing modern watches available for under $500. The goal is to show that some of today’s hottest timepieces aren’t then one’s selling for $1.5 mil. Continue reading below for 13 of the coolest watches you’ll see today.
Monday, October 20, 2008 12:13PM - By Mike Payne
Beyond their violent employment, weapons have broad reaching iconography in Western culture. A symbol of power, of dominance and of masculinity, the weapon has been idolized in entertainment media and even infused in modern design. While we don’t condone violence, we’ve been fascinated by late works by Philippe Starck, Suck UK and others that have taken inspiration from weaponry. If you share that fascination, read on– for we’ve collected 10 of the most amazing weaponized design items, from coffee mugs to flower vases to umbrellas and more…