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Sunday, September 29th, 2013

HODINKEE | Talking Watches with John Mayer


You might know singer-songwriter John Mayer for his guitar playing on albums like Continuum or his most recent record, the country & western influenced Paradise Valley. You may not know that Mayer is also one of the music world’s most ardent watch enthusiasts, with a timepiece collection to make anyone who knows their Sea Dweller from their Submariner drool with envy. Recently, Benjamin Clymer of must-read collector’s site Hodinkee sat down with Mayer to talk through some of his favourite models, from the Rolex that kicked off his obsession and the limited-editioned Tiffany-faced Patek Philippe to the classic 6263 Rolex Daytona.

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Patrick Kane Stickhandling | Bauer VAPOR APX2 Stick


Chicago Blackhawks player Patrick Kane is famous for his impressive stick-handling abilities. Bauer Hockey was so impressed by Patrick’s skills that they asked him to star in this hockey commercial for his new signature hockey stick, the Vapor APX2.

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

The Loft Cube


The loft cube is designed for people on the move. When they change locations they can take their home with them. Mobile living units, which can be placed on flat roofs by helicopters or cranes, designed by Werner Aisslinger.

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Ben Baller X Hypebeast: The Rebuttal


For our first installment of The Rebuttal, we track down none other than Ben Baller for an intimate reading of his comments — yes, he even addresses his infamous Essentials. Love him or hate him, there’s no denying that the Hypebeast readers (you guys) have something to say.

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Limited Edition Bell & Ross BR 03-51 GMT TWG Watch

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Grand Theft Auto V Crowned the Most Successful Launch of all Time


One of the most highly anticipated games of the year doesn’t fail to disappoint as Grand Theft Auto V becomes the most successful entertainment launch of all time, after just one day. After raking in USD $800 million in the first 24 hours, GTA V is becoming the fastest selling title to date. It has already become more successful than any movie in history, however with a retail price much higher than a cinema ticket it does hold an advantage. Needless to say, it’s already a winner.

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

NBA Live 2014 | Official Trailer


It’s probably fair to say that EA Sports pretty much monopolizes the sports video games circuit, except where it is questioned by a rival company in one sport. Surely, this drives the designers crazy, not unlike like a silver medal haunting a champion’s otherwise golden trophy closet. With all of this in mind, the company is set to unveil NBA Live 14, tapping the promising Cleveland Caveliers star guard Kyrie Irving for the cover. Enjoy a peek at the game above, and look for it to arrive in stores November 19.

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Boom-art / Holenite Pool Photo Series | Limited Edition SK8 by Andrew Kuykendall


Andrew Kuykendall divides his time between LA and NY, but hopes to someday live in trailer park around the California desert. He has 2 pugs and is learning to play the accordion. He hates to sleep, loves to travel, enjoys airport bars, Tom Waits, hot sauce, etc.

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Peloton Cycle


Designed from the ground up by Peloton in NYC, the Peloton bike merges high-design with modern technology–and there’s nothing else like it. With a near-silent belt drive system and a magnetic resistance flywheel, this bike rides smooth and quiet. And its carbon steel, monocoque construction provides amazing strength and stability all while maintaining the gentle curves that make Peloton a perfect addition to any room in your home.

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

House Industries for Richard Sachs Bike


Richard Sachs, a bike maestro and “industrial revolution” adopts the creative skills behind design company House Industries for a 2013 complete. The customization includes eponymous branding and logo designs applied throughout the unique color mixed frame. The clean and precise design applications embellish further parts of the complete bike set as well as a paired racing shirt, and come in both subtle detailing, and obvious signs of the collaboration with both parties’ mark on show. Read more about the story behind the project here.