The HUG Chair

15 Юни

The Hug Chair is an exclusive furniture design, which combines the original spiral shape and the values of a hug. A unique uni-body circular structure connects both seats together allowing two people to sit face-to-face and thus creating an immediate intimate interaction. Through this physical connection, you feel socially and emotionally connected with the person sitting on the opposite side. The upper “half-pipe” which bends above the heads creates a highway of thoughts and a chain of emotions. In this way you are interconnected within the same circle and the focus is always on the other person, exactly what a hug is about. The chair’s face-to-face interaction allows you to instantly break away from the crowd. The exceptional shape and the amazing acoustics of the Hug Chair creates, even in large and crowded rooms or halls, an immediate, safe and intimate ambience for those who desire space for a private moment.


VÄTH – Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

15 Юни

As soon as a performance vehicle is produced by an automaker, it is almost customary for tuning houses to boost up its performance as if to show off to the manufacturer on what is really possible with their machines. German tuner VÄTH has clocked their version of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG at 615 PS/452 kW/607 bhp, which is much better than the standard 571 PS/420 kW/563 bhp. Standstill to 100km/h is reached in just 3.6 seconds and the vehicle races at top speeds of 205 mph/330 km/h. It wears the VÄTH original wheels measuring 20 x 9.5J on the front and 20 x 11.5J at the rear. Custom VÄTH Comfort Suspension system gets the SLS AMG 25mm closer to the ground and improves its handling. Carbon fiber parts are also added on the front lip, side skirts and boot lid spoiler.

Kobe Bryant x Nike Sportswear K.O.B.E. Collection – Fall/Winter 2011 | Preview

1 Юни

If there was a word to describe Kobe Bryant‘s 2011 season with the Los Angeles Lakers, it would be “perseverance”. Assailed with critiques and a fine of$100,000 after his derogatory courtside outburst, Bryant stayed on to complete though subsequent lost to the Dallas Mavericks during this year’s NBA Play-Offs. Despite his lapse in judgement that time, Bryant lived up to his mistake, paid the fine and apologized. The episode also defined Bryant’s characters, who dreamt up the tenets for his signature collection when Nike Sportswear approached him to create one. Hence, named the K.O.B.E. (Know, Originate, Battle, Elevate) Collection.

As with the Destroyer Jacket in the debut product line this Spring, the legendary M-65 Jacket will be pegged as the cornerstone for the Fall and Winter 2011 Collection. Completely resistant to the elements, the outwardly simple jacket is available in one of two colorways, a completely white-out edition along with one that is dark heather gray. The only clues on them as part of K.O.B.E. Collection are shields and emblems on jacket’s left side – Ace of Spade for Philadelphia’s Lower Merion High School, Bryant’s school and a tricolor crest, symbolic for his childhood in Italy plus his Afro-American heritage. In addition, several graphic tees that spell out the definition of K.O.B.E. These and other apparel from the collection will be available at the later part of Summer in time for the Fall/Winter seasons.