McLaren Ford DFV 919 Engine Block Coffee Table

When the McLaren Racing Formula 1 Team blew this engine during a test session in the mid-70s there are few who would have believed it would be offered for sale in Paris over 40 years later as a €1,500+ coffee table and wine rack. Before its explosive demise, the Ford DFV 919 V8 F1 engine…

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The Art of Jean-Yves Tabourot

Jean-Yves Tabourot isn’t a classically trained artist – he’s an engineer who spent decades working in Formula 1, rally, Le Mans, and more recently for Jaguar on their CX75 concept car, with Singer on their reimagined 911, and with the development of the James Bond Spectre movie cars. Tabourot started out his life with cars…

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Scooter Headlight Desk Lamp

This desk lamp is made from a vintage scooter headlight, and a chrome 1960s-era photography tripod. It’s the work of The Modern Weld a boutique company that combines a love for interior design with a passion for vintage motorcycles. The team discovered a new-old-stock scooter headlight being sold as part of a warehouse closure, they…

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North Georgia Whiskey + Moonshine Still

The North Georgia Still Company prides themselves on making world class copper stills using traditional techniques. They use 100% American copper, and they ship all their moonshine and whiskey making gear out in plain brown boxes – so the boys in blue and the nosey neighbors don’t know you’re turning to a life of bootlegging…

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Halley Helmet Rack

The Halley Helmet Rack has been designed as a helmet holder you might actually want in your home, with a large spherical ball to distribute weight evenly and avoid pressure points on the helmet’s delicate EPS foam. Helmet racks are a great way to store and showcase helmets, and it’s a much better way to…

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Rêve de Gosse by Raoul.W

Rêve de Gosse is a sculpture by Raoul.W, a French artist with a far better understanding of automobile mechanics and design than most, as he spent decades restoring vintage cars before creating a name for himself as an artist. This piece is titled Rêve de Gosse (Dream Kid), he created it in 2015 by painstakingly…

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2 Stroke Smoke Scented Candle

There are few lighthearted gifts more unique than a scented candle that gives off the distinct aroma of 2 stroke engine smoke. It’s a smell that many of us associate with weekends, holidays, and racing – the faint, blue-tinged smoke often pouring out the back of an outboard motor, a lawn mower, a dirt bike,…

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The $26,300 Muji Hut

The Muji Hut is a $26,300 (¥ 3,000,000) home designed for those who like the idea of minimalist living, and love the idea of not having a mortgage. Tiny Houses like this one have become increasingly popular, particularly with those priced out of their local property markets, because it allows them to live rent and…

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Retro Camper: 1973 Apollo Neptune Motorhome

The promise of the open road appeals to us all. Having a vehicle and enough money in your wallet to buy gas, coffee, and beef jerky snacks is about as close as many of us come in the modern age to the nomadic, continent crossing adventures of our forbears. Some people like to take it…

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The Art of Ricardo Rodriquez

Ricardo Rodriquez is classically trained Spanish artist from Valencia, he studied Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage at the Valencia Polytechnic University, and when he’s not working he likes to create portraits from the world of vintage motoring. This is just a small selection of his works, but they do a good job of capturing his…

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Typewriter Guns

This series of Typewriter Guns by Canadian artist Éric Nado immediately bring the phrase “The pen is mightier than the sword” to mind, particularly as they were the preferred writing method of the 20th century. Each of these (obviously non-functional) weapons is made from a single vintage typewriter that has been disassembled and rebuilt into…

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The Art of Marcello Petisci

Marcello Petisci is an Italian artist with a fascination for cars and photorealism in his work. This series of four paintings feature iconic cars in swimming pools, something you might only otherwise see at a concert afterparty with Keith Moon of The Who. Each of these four paintings is acrylic on canvas, with sizes ranging…

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