SIHH 2016: Richard Mille and Airbus Corporate Jets unveils $1,050,000 timepiece

Richard Mille RM 50-02 ACJ Tourbillon Split Second Chronograph watch

Richard Mille is looking to set the center stage on fire at the ongoing SIHH 2016, in Switzerland. Besides introducing its first ever writing instrument, the Swiss brand has unveiled a $1,050,000 timepiece at the event. Dubbed RM 50-02 ACJ, the Tourbillon Split Seconds Chronograph Watch has been developed in partnership with Airbus Corporate Jets. Based in Toulouse, France, ACJ is a business unit of Airbus which is specialized in manufacturing corporate jets and private jets along with a wide range of customized services.

Leica X-U Camera can go underwater for adventure photography

Leica X-U Camera for Underwater Photography

While most cameras are meant to be kept away from pools or lakes, the Leica X-U (Typ 113) camera is designed especially for perfect underwater camera flashes. So, you may have guessed by now that Leica’s newest member to the X-family is fully waterproof. The letter ‘U’ is designated to the new X-series equipment, representing that the camera is ideal for underwater use up to impressive 15-meters of depth.

SIHH 2016: Richard Mille unveils RMS05 Fountain Pen

RMS05 Fountain Pen at SIHH 2016

Richard Mille, luxury Swiss watches brand has unveiled a quintessential writing instrument at the ongoing SIHH 2016 in Palexpo Exhibition Center Geneva, Switzerland. Dubbed RMS05 Fountain Pen, it is based on same technology and packs same mechanical details as Richard Mille’s timepieces. Developed over a period of four years, the RMS05 is the first writing instrument by the brand. Thus, by transforming it into a pure product of watchmaking, RM is looking to redefine the fountain pen.

Sculptor Dengding Rui Yao unveils world’s largest redwood sculpture in China

world's largest redwood sculpture by Dengding Rui Yao

One major source of unusual and offbeat stories for us has been the land of China. From 12-meter tall Bumblebee to a wooden electric car, once in a while, China offers us a cool and entertaining story that we have to share it with you. Today also, we are bringing you an interesting story. The Fortune Plaza Times Square in Wuhan, Hubei Province has become the center stage these days as the world’s largest redwood sculpture has been installed there. Created by Dengding Rui Yao, a well-known sculptor, the huge lion sculpture is carved from a single redwood tree trunk.

Artist emphasizes on original form of fallen trees with furniture

Sebastian Errazuriz Creates Furniture From Fallen Trees

Lush green trees are certainly a beautiful part of nature, which make outdoors feel more lively and relaxing at the same time. But have you ever wondered what happens to old or fallen tree branches? Probably, these fallen tree parts remain on the ground of nearby streets/forests or damped into garbage. However, Chilean artist Sebastian Errazuriz turns found tree trunks and branches into aesthetic and practical furniture pieces, while bringing a small slice of nature indoors.

NAMM 2016: Mesa/Boogie announces John Petrucci inspired JP-2C guitar amp head

JP-2C John Petrucci signature model head by MesaBoogie

Mesa/Boogie, California-based manufacturer of guitar amplifiers has collaborated with John Petrucci, one of the greatest guitarists of our time to unveil the JP-2C John Petrucci signature model head. Based on brand’s iconic II-C+ MARK series platform, the new limited edition guitar amp head is made in Petaluma, California using world’s finest materials. As Petrucci has been using Mesa/Boogie heads for more than 30 years now, this partnership is surely a special one that honors their long standing relationship. Mesa/Boogie’s JP-2C John Petrucci signature model head will be on display at NAMM 2016.

Mom creates knitted doppelganger of her son to cuddle up with

Mom creates knitted doppelganger of her son to cuddle up with

There comes a time in every parents’ life when their little babies, who needed them from feeding to clothing, grow up and reach an age where they’re becoming more independent and getting involved with their friends. Rather than spending some time or cuddling up with you, your kid starts getting more social media with friends. What to do in such situation? Well, a mother and textile designer Marieke Voorsluijs, who was facing the same problem, has created a knitted doppelganger of her son to solve the issue.

Jack Daniel’s Motörhead limited edition whiskey honors the legendary band

Motörhead Limited Edition Special Jack Daniel’s Selected Single Barrel Whiskey

Celebrating 40 years of the English rock band Motörhead, Jack Daniel’s recently launched a limited edition whiskey which sold out in no time. Besides honoring the iconic band, the cognac also pays tribute to the band’s frontman Lemmy Kilmister, who died on December 28 following a battle with an aggressive form of cancer. The Motörhead Limited Edition: Special Jack Daniel’s Selected Single Barrel Whiskey was produced in limited run of 288 units that sold out almost right away.

Lo Res concept car by United Nude looks like an alien ship

Lo Res concept car by United Nude

United Nude, Dutch designer footwear brand specialized in designing high heels is venturing into the automobiles industry. The iconic brand has unveiled their latest design in the form of an abstract concept car that looks more like a spaceship than a sports car. Based on 1970’s Marcello Gandini designed Lamborghini Countach, the design of the ‘Lo Res car’ is developed by using a unique method. The process involves scanning a series of 3D points from the original object and then lowering the 3D resolution several times to develop abstract designs.

15 tree-hugging buildings that playfully embrace the trunk

15 tree-hugging buildings that playfully embrace the trunk

Over the years humans have chopped down countless number of tress to build luxury residential or commercial properties. As a result, nature is now suffering with global warming due to deforestation. Deforestation also leads to reduced amount of water in the soil and air that further declines biodiversity. So, instead of cutting the trees why don’t we work with nature, instead of working against it? There are few clever architects who have come up with a brilliant solution in form of arboreal architecture to preserve natural forests while providing luxury living to homeowners.

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