#02 Black Iron Lamp

Table Lamp Collection Black Iron

Classic Edison bulbs like the one used in this lamp throw off an amber light that’s an order of magnitude more pleasing to the eye than those far newer and more environmentally friendly CFC bulbs. This softer light makes the bulbs perfect for use in desk, shed or garage lamps – or anywhere else where…

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Lamborghini Rat Rod

Lamborghini Rat Rod

The slightly unusual car you see here is the answer to a debate that was had between Pawel Wisniewski and his friend Jans Slapins, they had both been watching a drag race between a Lamborghini and a Rat Rod and found that they loved and hated different elements to both designs. As both men are…

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1958 Riva Tritone “Via”

Riva Boat

The Tritone is a mahogany runabout that first entered production in 1950 by Riva, a company that had been founded 104 years earlier in 1846. The Tritone would represent the new top of the line for the company’s models and each would be built to customer specification, with each customer invariably being royalty, celebrity or…

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Reading Company’s Crusader Streamliner

Reading Company's Crusader streamliner steam train

The Reading Company’s Crusader Streamliner represents both the pinnacle and the end of steam-powered passenger trains in the United States and much of the rest of the developed world. Two of the stunningly beautiful art deco streamliners were built in 1937 with a series of five streamliner cars, altogether the train consisted of two stainless-steel…

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Bell & Ross GMT-TWG

Bell & Ross GMT-TWG

The new Bell & Ross GMT-TWG is a limited edition model that’ll only be sold through online retailer The Watch Gallery, the rather lengthy full-name of the model is Bell & Ross BR03-51 GMT-TWG Limited Edition and the choice to sell it exclusively online through a single retailer offers an interesting look into the shifting…

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Alpine A110 Cutaway

Alpine A110

Personally, I think the Alpine A110 is one of the most beautiful automotive designs of all time. It’s not a particularly famous car and it doesn’t garner the same praise as the E-Type Jaguar or Porsche 911 models that were released in the same era, but those who are familiar with the quirky rear-engined French…

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Vintage Patent Application Posters

blueprints

There’s something genuinely magical about patent applications, it’s stunning when you think that the overwhelming majority of world-altering inventions were first proposed in this way – little more than a sketch with notations. This collection of blueprint patent applications is the work of the Oliver Gal collective, each is taken from the original patent application…

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Iron Lung Harley by Icon

harley-davidson custom 1

Whenever we feature a custom Harley I always end up in a feedback loop, extolling my opinion that the design department at Harley-Davidson needs a shakeup and that they really need to get back to innovating like they did when the company was young, rather than replicating their past. Then I remember that it probably…

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Ejector Seat Man Chair

Hangar 54 Ejector Seat Chair

There are few things more Bond-villainy than a properly intimidating chair, and this one has all the hallmarks of a classic. Made from an original Martin-Baker ejector seat, it was hand-built by the talented team at Hangar 54. They used an original WWII fighter pilot’s jacket for the upholstery and created a solid base from…

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1969 De Tomaso Mangusta

De Tomaso Mangusta 8

The De Tomaso Mangusta is said to have been named “Mangusta” (meaning “Mongoose”) after a deal fell through with Carroll Shelby to build the next generation Shelby Cobra under the De Tomaso roof in Italy. The mongoose is the only animal that eats cobras in the wild, they’re known as fearless and agile animals with…

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Mondial Motorcycle Lamp

motorcycle lamp 1

This cleverly constructed lamp is made from the left-side crankcase of a 1954 Mondial Sport 160, the right camshaft from a 1971 Alfa Romeo Giulia and the base is the helical gear from a 1990 Suzuki Samurai. All of the electrical components were handmade by Claudio Maffi, a man some of you may know for…

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