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Nike Air Max Plus Black Reflective

Nike Air Max Plus Black Reflective

We absolutely love this black and red colorway for Nike’s Air Max Plus sneakers. Unlike the typical neoprene and TPU design, this style has a mesh base with a reflective black wave pattern. Keep an eye out at retailers for style code DN7997-001 for the release.

Ekow Nimako: Building Black

Ekow Nimako: Building Black

Artist Ekow Nimako celebrates African culture through his incredible LEGO brick constructions. His most recent works are constructed entirely from black bricks, revealing their details through light and shadow. His epic Kumbi Saleh 3020 CE, pays tribute to West Africa’s medieval kingdoms through the lens of Afrofuturism.

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Pitch Black Playing Cards

Pitch Black Playing Cards
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Designed by Jirs Huygen for Copag, these premium playing cards are great for magic, cardistry, or just playing a game of poker. They feature a black background with inverse fine line art in white or red ink, along with a skull motif throughout. The True Linen B9 finish is designed for smooth handling and longevity.

Galactic Black Car

Galactic Black Car

We recently took a tour of a room painted in the world’s blackest paint. DipYourCar applied the same Musou Black paint to a car. The paint absorbs 99.4% of visible light, resulting in a strikingly dark background for a shimmering starfield effect they created with by spraying it with thinner and their HyperShift pearl coat.

Pitch Black Room

Pitch Black Room

Musou Black is said the be the blackest paint you can buy at the moment, absorbing almost all visible light. After painting some small objects with the super-dark stuff, The Action Lab created a room just so he could paint it entirely black. The Rolling Stones would be proud.

Shadow Black Kitchen Knives

Shadow Black Kitchen Knives
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Dalstrong’s kitchen knives come in a midnight black that covers its blades, handles, and knife block. Their full-tang blades are made from high-carbon steel with a titanium nitride coating, while their handles are G10 and fiber resin for long life. Price shown is for the 5-piece set, but pieces are also sold individually.

Humble Black Game Developer Fund

Humble Black Game Developer Fund

Humble Bundle offers great deals on games, software, and ebooks, while doing good for the world around us. Now, they’ve kicked off a $1 million annual fund to help black game developers produce, market, and distribute their titles via Humble Games. Developers interested in the program can apply here.

Singularity 2

Singularity 2

It’s like, how much more black could this be… and the answer is none. None more black. This conversation piece incorporates a superblack nanotube surface to absorb virtually all light, resulting in an extremely flat, matte-finish object that looks like a gateway to nothingness, no matter what angle you view it from.

Passive Aggressive Pencils

Passive Aggressive Pencils
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Are you over your job? Remind yourself of your general state of corporate ennui with these all-black pencils, each embossed with a phrase that echoes your true feelings about having to work when you could be outside having fun. Sold in a set of five nihilistic designs.

Shaw Speed Rough Crafts 48

Shaw Speed Rough Crafts 48

A gorgeous custom bike inspired by the Iron Gorilla, Shaw Speed’s satin black beauty started as a Harley XL1200X, upgraded with Rough Crafts’ risers, bars, and grille, and fuel tank.

Fir is Murder

Fir is Murder

Sure, it’s a year old but you’ll probably still enjoy this e-card from 328Stories reminding us that the Friday after Thanksgiving isn’t the only thing black about the impending holiday season.

Oakley Blade II Watch

Oakley Blade II Watch
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According to Oakley’s Blade II web page, the timepiece contains Unobtanium, the MacGuffin from Avatar in it. All we see is a spiky black stainless steel and rubber watch with looks that could kill.

B&R BR01-92 Radar Watch

B&R BR01-92 Radar Watch

The latest watch from Bell & Ross is inspired by the radar you’d find in a cockpit. Three concentric discs rotate red, yellow and green bars to indicate hours, minutes and seconds. Limited to 500 pieces.

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