Archives for May 2009

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501 Jeans in a Can

Levi’s line of 501 premium denim is no longer going to be sold off the rack with the other jeans.  Rather, it’ll be available in paint cans bearing the color of the denim itself.  No word yet on whether they need to be shaken for 10 minutes before applying them to your legs.  This packaging design was conceived in order to highlight the bold colors in the 501 Spring and …

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LCD From the Future

Luxury furniture maker Vermont Woods Studios has a whole new way to watch TV for you, and George Jetson would utterly approve.  Using smooth-running, ultra-quiet motors, this 85-inch long entertainment center will conceal or reveal a flat-panel television up to 42 inches.  At the touch of a button this built-to-order unit will lower your television into itself leaving you a stark, unclut …

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A Truly Manly T-Shirt

What do you get when you take something good, put it on top of something good, and put something good in its hand?  In this case, you get a bunch of super hot broads riding a herd of snarling wolves through the forest while firing machine guns into the air. Man, I guess if you’ve got to die sometime, this isn’t a bad way to go.  Almost certainly in your final minutes you’d simultaneously fall i …

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Girls Like ‘Em Big and Round

There was a time when a round bed was something of a joke.  It was a tacky relic that brought to mind cringe-worthy, grainy film of Studio 54.  Thankfully, those days are over. It’s possible that the name of this bed, Le Histoire, is intentionally ironic.  But whatever their intentions, it’s appropriate.  The bed simultaneously evokes the minimalist lines of a bygon …

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Your Mom Wears These Combat Boots

Oakley’s new combat boots are starring in the new Terminator, but that’s not the first ass-kicking they’ve done.Eyewear giants turned design innovators, Oakley, were commissioned to design combat boots for the U.S. Elite Special Forces – this includes the likes of Navy SEALs, Army Rangers, and Green Berets.  Now you can buy those same boots. The S.I. Assault Boot comes …

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Raddest Wet Suits Ever

Designer bydiddy says he doesn't want "to challenge Mother Nature’s art direction but it’s high time for a change. “ The designer set out to take wet suits from strictly functional to not only stylish, but outspoken and highly symbolic.  He used a unique printing technique to create one suit alluding the rusted atmospheric dive suit that a Vernian explorer might don for …