SENZ storm-proof umbrellas

strong winds are but a mere breeze for the SENZ. this modern wonder can withstand gale force winds of up to 70 mph – its patented aerodynamic construction and powerful frame prevents it from inverting… ! due to its smart design structure, the SENZ automatically finds the most comfortable position in the wind, much like a weathervane, while ribs in the frame help absorb forces against it, making it nigh indestructible.

notte bed by cappellini

notte is a series of beds manufactured in wood, available macroter or polish lacquered, in wengè, in natural or ash-stained oak, in natural santos. notte beds can be equipped with wooden staves nets, fixed or with manual movement. the adjustable net is only usable with latex mattresses.

Lacroix Ultime collection

Lacroix skis has launched the Ultime collection The Ultime collection is made of a sand which construction of titanal, kevlar a special carbon variable inertia core with an electra base. The top of the skis is inlaid with a choice of Bubinga, Speckle Mapke, Zebrano or Dapple Mahogony wood. The Ultime Skis by Lacroix are available by order only.

Mind Chair by Peter Marigold and Beta Tank

London designers Peter Marigold and Beta Tank have created Mind Chair , which uses sensory substitution technology to transmit high-definition moving imagery to the user’s brain.

iPhone now in 16GB

iPhone now comes in a new 16GB model for $499. It joins the 8GB model for $399. And the iPod touch now comes in a new 32GB model for $499. It joins the 16GB and 8GB models for $399 and $299, respectively.

Hudson Blue

Hudson Blue is a strikingly beautiful glass condominium situated between two of the most coveted blocks in the West Village, West 11th and Perry Streets. Panoramic Hudson River views from floor-to-ceiling windows merge the quaintness of Village life with a waterfront lifestyle. European designer, Stephane Dupoux renowned for his inventive applications designed an artistic entrance for the 6-unit full-floor simplex and duplex residences. Amenities include part-time & cyber-doorman, key-locked elevator entry, terraces on every floor, storage and ownership in the first floor facility which affords residents the ability to design and use as a fitness, media or meditation room.

8th & 9th floor duplex has 3 terraces 260+/-SF outdoor. Spectacular Statue of Liberty and direct water views. Full floor master suite has sitting room & spa bath with sauna. Two gas fireplaces. Magical sunsets on the Hudson. Rare opportunity.

Diego Rivera. The Complete Murals

This lavish volume—the first book to feature Diego Rivera's complete mural oeuvre, including newly discovered works—features numerous large-scale details of the murals, allowing their various components and subtleties to be closely examined. In addition to the murals is a vast selection of paintings, vintage photos, documents, and drawings from public and private collections around the world many of which the whereabouts were previously unknown to scholars and whose inclusion here is thanks to the most intense research performed on Rivera's work since his death. Texts include an illustrated biography and essays by prominent art historians offering interpretations of each mural. One could not ask for a more comprehensive study of Rivera's oeuvre; finally, a half-century after Rivera's death, his work is the subject of the sweeping retrospective it deserves.

heller stacking melamine dinnerware by vignelli

this ubiquitous melamine dinnerware is designed to be stackable in a compact way. originally manufactured in italy, it won the first compasso d’oro award for good design in 1964. introduced later in the united states and manufactured by heller, the dinnerware became extremely popular, especially after it was produced in a rainbow of brilliant colors. this timeless design is still in production and offered by unicahome in bright white.