Category: DESIGN

Jan 25, 2010

Maltese Falcon: Third Largest Sailing Yacht in the World

Maltese Falcon: Third Largest Sailing Yacht in the World

Photograph by Doyle Sails If you have an affinity for yachting and $100+ million in disposable income, the Maltese Falcon is all you. Should your preference lean towards a modest one week rental of the mega-yacht, it should only set you back about $600,000. For the rest of us aspiring mega-yacht owners that may…

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Oct 29, 2009

Gears of Bore: The World’s First Belt-Driven Watch

Gears of Bore: The World’s First Belt-Driven Watch

Love it or hate it, Tag Heuer’s Monaco V4, listed at $100,000 Swiss Francs ($97.5K usd), bucks all conventional wisdom; replacing the traditional time-honoured gears approach first pioneered in the 18th century for belt-driven technology most common in car engines. The Sifter explores this disruptive watch design: HISTORY – The original Tag Heuer Monaco featured…

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Oct 22, 2009

Can Your Boat Dive 100 Feet Under Water?

Can Your Boat Dive 100 Feet Under Water?

When you see a boat do you ever think; that’s it? Can’t you do anything else? In some circles (let’s call them anti-boat-ites) the comparison is often made to the snorkeler. Relegated to the surface, they are 2-dimensional players in a 3-D game. Enter the Scubacraft. A relatively affordable ‘recreational submersible’ capable of taking your…

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Sep 8, 2009

BMW Unveils Stunning Hybrid Concept Car

BMW Unveils Stunning Hybrid Concept Car

On July 29, 2009, BMW announced that they would exit Formula 1 at the end of the 2009 season. Dr. Norbert Reithofer, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG explained: “Premium will increasingly be defined in terms…

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Aug 16, 2009

The Exclusive P120 Fighter – Combat Edition Motorcycle by Confederate

The Exclusive P120 Fighter – Combat Edition Motorcycle by Confederate

The latest model from America’s highest-profile luxury motorcycle brand will surely command attention wherever it’s spotted. With a limited production run of 120, owners of Confederate’s P120 Combat Edition Fighter should enjoy the exclusivity that accompanies an undoubtedly ultra-expensive machine. Confederate describes the P120 below with short. Abrupt. Sentences: The Fighter clarifies opaqueness and nullifies…

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Aug 6, 2009

Experience The Joy of Flight in the Icon A5 Light Sport Aircraft

Experience The Joy of Flight in the Icon A5 Light Sport Aircraft

In 2004, a category was made (Light Sport Aircraft), a license was created (Sport Pilot), and the notion of consumer recreational flight was realized. The following year, Stanford Business Graduate Kirk Hawkins founds ICON. Hawkins, an accomplished engineer and former Air Force F-16 pilot oversees the creation of the A5 Light Sport Aircraft, available at…

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Jul 20, 2009

Sexy Time: Clock With One Hand Shows Hours, Minutes and Seconds

Sexy Time: Clock With One Hand Shows Hours, Minutes and Seconds

The Continue Time clock designed by Sander Mulder is simple, elegant, and functional all at the same time (ba-doom-ching!). A brilliant concept that is sure to impress; the single arm is jointed so each ‘section’ represents a different…

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