Targeted towards well-heeled camera connoisseurs with a six grand price point, the Leica M8.2 gets luxuries such as a metal blade focal plane shutter and sapphire crystal screen.
If the Champagne Cruise wasn’t enough, Veuve Clicquot also has a $70,000 Champagne Fridge. Standing over six feet tall, it’ll keep your overpriced bubblies chilled at 54 degrees F.
You haven’t lived until you blow $80k on booze: Veuve Clicquot and luxury speedboat maker RIVA have teamed up to sell 4 bottles of champagne for the price of a Corvette Z06.
Waste not, want a lot: other than the glass tabletop, Formtank’s 3Fold Desk is created from a single sheet of powder-coated steel. Check out this animation to see how it was made.
The aptly named Three Minds Watch is a collaboration between three legendary watchmakers; it’s composed off three rotating discs (H, M, S) and limited to 33 pieces worldwide.
Max Longin’s Float Bed is like a self-contained hammock, with the bed suspended via stainless steel ropes. Ecologically sound, the entire shipping case is actually used to build the bed.
For luggage maker Globe-Trotter’s 110th anniversary, designer Ross Lovegrove has created onehundred&ten, a nearly indestructible carbon fiber and kevlar weave suitcase.
Porsche competitor Artega hopes to bring its Artega GT to the States soon; this lightweight roadster packs a 3.6L 300 HP engine, with an even lighter 2.0L 4-cylinder on the way.
Classic yet industrial, we like the gear-shaped face of Bulgari’s Professional Aria GMT watch. Nice attention to detail: the world map in the background is centered on Greenwich, England.
For the feudal warlord in all of us: this original 16th century Japanese Dragon Armor Helmet (Kabuto) is made with riveted plates of iron and is signed by the blacksmith on the back.
It’s not as lux as the bespoke Opus Football, but the Diamond Plate Foosball table is still extra swank with diamond plate accents and a built-in MP3 player dock with speakers.
The attention to detail on these hand-crafted, glass-topped Alien coffee tables (#1, #2) is stunning: they’re made from car and bike parts, tools, and other scavenged metal pieces.
Like their other remote, the Universal MX-6000 is only available to installers; too bad, because this bad boy has a 4.3″ touchscreen, built-in Wi-Fi and runs on a 533 MHz ARM CPU.
Although we’d prefer an LCD, Mitsubishi’s massive 65″ LaserVue TV still has us drooling. The rear projection unit does 1080p but only uses half the power of a plasma or LCD TV.
A 1.9″ QVGA display and 2 MP camera aren’t anything special for a cellphone, but the Meridiist’s $5k pricetag comes from its crocodile leather back and hand-brushed stainless steel keypad.
The Montblanc Skeleton 333 pen features a solid gold map of the world. The lines stand for latitude and longitude, as it’s dedicated to 18th century British inventor John Harrison.
OSIM’s uSpace is a high-tech massage chair with mood-lighting and music synchronized to your sleep states. It’s for relaxing, but we’d like to see one just for gamers.
Calling the Tabbert Paganini RV a mere winnebago just seems wrong; with race-inspired lines, this 28-foot “caravan” includes LED lighting, an upscale kitchen and built-in shower.
While Warner Bros’ much-anticipated movie is stuck in legal limbo due to a lawsuit, tide yourself over with this special hardcover edition of Watchmen, available 11/11.
MASH Studios’ LAX Bed is perfect for bachelor pads; the minimalist platform bed has clean, simple lines and is made from English walnut and powder coated aluminum.
The 2009 Lexus IS has a slightly restyle grilled, L-shaped backup lights and turn signals on the side mirrors. Internally the IS gets VDIM, a revamped stability control system.
Doug Chiang is an accomplished artist who has worked on Star Wars, Terminator 2, and even The Mask. His latest book, Mechanika, is a must-read for sci-fi artists and fans.
The Audi R3 above is just a photochopped Saturn Sky, but we can’t help but drool over news that Audi will replace the TT in 2013 with the R3, a proper mid-engined sports car.
Despite its name, the Defy Xtreme Stealth watch is meant to be seen, with a titanium case, carbon fiber guilloche patterns and matte red accents. Available in black or white (250 of each color).
Perfect for tight spaces and modern bachelor pads, the Eames Sofa Compact features a high foam back and a spring-loaded wire base for support; it’s been in production since 1954.
A marvel of efficiency, the Desktop Stirling Engine uses an alcohol burner to expand the air in a glass tube; this spins the attached flywheel at speeds of up to 5,000 RPM.
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