Portguese Cork Surfboard for the MBoard Project

Mercedes-Benz Portugal has produced a new surfboard in collaboration with Corticeira Amorim for Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara made almost entirely of Portuguese cork. The new board was recently presented toMcNamara by Mercedes-Benz Portugal CEO, Joerg Heinermann and Commercial Manager of Amorim Cork Composites, Alberto Batista. … Continue reading

Dream of Venice

Dream of Venice is a beautiful new book for Venetophiles and dreamers alike edited by JoAnn Locktov with photography by Charles Christopher, a New York native who currently works in Hollywood as a motion picture and TV still photographer. Printed on luxe … Continue reading

Sense Sleep Tracker

The Sense sleep tracker from Hello, which begins shipping to consumers next month, raised an astounding $2.4 million on Kickstarter in August to become the 6th most funded tech campaign in the crowdfunding site’s history. Taking a different approach to “wearables” that can only track your … Continue reading

Haand x SL Geometric Mugs

  Adding a bit of bling to your breakfast, Haand x SL Geometric Mugs are a collaboration between designer Mark Warren of the North Carolina-based ceramic company Haand and Seattle-based jewelry designer Sarah Loertscher. The two artisans first met while … Continue reading

Stay-Brella by Nendo

This clever “stay-brella”— created by the Japanese design firm Nendo exclusively for Seibu department stores in Japan — has a forked handle design that gives it a foot to stand on when not in use. This little feature also allows … Continue reading