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NES Inspired Nintendo Switch Joy Con Classic

July 7, 2017

In what might be the most predictable third party product ever conceived, Colorware has started making Joy Con controllers in the classic NES style. The Switch’s Joy Con controllers adopt the style pretty well, possibly better than any other time this has been attempted. The console’s controllers already bore a passing resemblance to the small [...]

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Medicom x Brandalism – Flower Bomber (Banksy-Inspired) Statue

January 1, 2016

Medicom continues to roll out its new Banksy-inspired Brandalism collection of figures and lifestyle items. Up next is the Flower Bomber sculpture—based on one of the artist’s iconic stencil pieces—which stands 360 mm (~14”) and is apparently cast in polystone. So… Inspired by Banksy? While the artist is shrouded in mystery, he does not seem [...]

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The $28k Devon Watch Inspired by Darth Vader

September 30, 2015

Devon, an LA-based design team, has taken Darth Vader’s blacked-out style and infused it into this elaborate timepiece. The $28,500 watch has little elements borrowed from the Sith Lord—a strap designed like his gloves, accents that mimic his helmet—and a wild stand that looks like a TIE Fighter. But this isn’t just some fanboy timepiece, [...]

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MB&F’s Music Machine 3 Is Inspired By a Star Wars TIE Fighter

July 15, 2015

Not all music boxes have to bring to mind spinning ballerinas and gentle versions of Für Elise; some versions can actually be… badass? MB&F’s Music Machine 3 is a limited edition music box that, like many things MB&F, will cost you a pretty penny. But what you get for that penny—actually, 1,840,000 pennies—is a work [...]

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The Vertical Record Player Inspired by Dinosaurs

July 10, 2015

First it was Float from Gramovox, and now we have another turntable turning things around. TOC is a vertical record player designed by Roy Harpaz, and it was created with ease of use and clean design in mind. Inspired by the age of the dinosaurs—”T” for the Triassic period, the “C” for the Cretaceous period, [...]

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MPC 2000XL Inspired Resin Art Toy by Patrick Wong

June 28, 2015

Artist Patrick Wong is back with his latest installment of his Beats Series of sampler-inspired 3″ resin collectibles titled “MPC 2000XL” after the classic sampling drum machine of the same name. Part 4 highlights the MPC 2000XL used by many notable producers since it’s release in 2000 as an upgrade from the budget and lackluster [...]

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Chicago Bulls-Inspired Custom adidas Yeezy 750 Boost

June 5, 2015

Hate it or love it, the adidas Yeezy 750 Boost receives yet another custom makeover, this time by NY-based designer, Modern Vice. The silhouette’s classic Grey suede makeup has been replaced with real python gracing its entirety in the iconic Black and Red theme. Overall, injecting the silhouette with luxurious, eye-catching flair, the unique finish [...]

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Hellboy-inspired “Kitty Lover” by Wetworks

May 13, 2015

Carlo Cacho AKA Wetworks (IG @iamwetworks) shares with us his latest commissioned work, based on the likeness of Mike Mignola’s HELLBOY, as well as a description of his work, and also a slice of news-info fans of Hellboy who aim to commission him, might be disappointed with … “My Kitty Lover is a combination of [...]

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The Lensbaby Velvet 56 is Inspired by Old Portrait Lenses

April 10, 2015

That do-everything lens does lots of things well, but it doesn’t do anything great. For close shots, consider the Lensbaby Velvet 56. The lens, which can come with a mount for most big brand cameras, takes ultra sharp images when close to the subject and delivers stunning bokeh in the process. The 56mm f/1.6 lens [...]

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adidas Crazy 8 “Black History Month” Inspired by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

January 31, 2015

These men’s basketball shoes pay tribute to the courts that built Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Made in honor of Black History Month, they have a canvas upper just like the shoes Kareem wore growing up, and cracked 3-Stripes in honor of the pavement where he developed his shot-swatting skills. Featuring webbing details and his high school colors [...]

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These Husqvarna Concepts Are Inspired by a Bike from the 50s

November 11, 2014

Husqvarana and Kiska took the wraps off a pair of concept motorcycles at the EICMA show in Milan that somehow blend futuristic styling with the lightweight guts of a 1955 Silver Pilen. There are two 401 concepts: the Vit Pilen (“White Arrow”) and the Svart Pilen (“Black Arrow”), and both weigh under 300 pounds (by [...]

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J Dilla (Jay Dee) inspired resin figure by Patrick Wong

September 12, 2014

J Dilla aka Jay Dee inspired resin figure. Based on the legendary Detroit producer/emcee of Slum Village, A Tribe Called Quest, and Common among others. One time limited run of 10 numbered pieces (only 8 available) with one unnumbered original sculpt. This figure stands 7″ (18cm) tall, Hand-casted from resin, hand-painted, and each built from [...]

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