Helicopter, by Designer: Gabriele Pezzini, for Hermés
Designed in conjuction with ONERA (Office National d’Etudes et de Recherche Aérospatiale), this Hotel breaks the paradigm in leisure travel.
Manned Cloud, by Jean-Marie Massaud
Build your own Bugatti Veyron, the quickest accelerating production car in the world, able to achieve an staggering top speed of 407 km/h — if you have the open space and are into that sort of thing.
Bugatti Veyron, € 1.1 million, by Bugatti
The brief was to create a fundamentally different DNA for a family of progressive mobile phones from nokia. designed by khodi feiz in collaboration with Nokia Design, the Nokia 7500, is based on a simple notion of a pattern permeating throughout the product.
Prism collection, by khodi feiz, for Nokia
I have recently retired my Olympus XA — it has served me well for over 15 years, the flash unit was stolen during a mugging in Belgium in the early 1990′s. The quality of the photos are excellent. One of the smallest 35mm rangefinder cameras ever made, with total control over F-stop and manual focus. The original model, the XA, was sold from 1979 to 1985.
Olympus XA, by Yoshihisa Maitani, for Olympus
Fearless Yachts Launches a collection of custom luxury boats.
28 & 44, by Porsche Design Studio, for Fearless Yachts
With regular cameos in music videos, Neumann microphones are the gold standard of recording technology.
TLM 49, $1,500, by Neumann
“Less. but better”, is his motto, and certainly the work he did for Braun in the ’60′s and ’70′s exemplified this. One of the most influential Industrial designers of the 20th century, Dieter Rams worked with Braun to produce some of the most pared down and beautiful stereo equipment ever produced.
Wandstereoanlage, by Dieter Rams, for Braun
This upright cooler stores 12 magnums of your favorite bubbly, in a cellar, suitably dark, in your bolt-hole in Portofino. Limited edition of 15. The champagne’s not bad either.
Champagne Cooler, $70,000, by Porsche design, for Veuve Clicquot