GM+AD do not have a specific GM+AD-ness, they are not selling a specific style a la macintosh, or an architectural school or movement. What actually happens is this: Read the rest of this entry »
On this site you will find a lot of very, very expensive wristwatches. These are hand-made works of art and can only be owned by the very rich who commission them. Although inexpensive Polanti has been included here, not merely for their design and artistry, but because they have an unusual business model that have made them iconic. Read the rest of this entry »
BioMedDevice Limited have developed a flexible dental mouthpiece (called gumEase) that is stored in a freezer, and which after only a couple of minutes, numbs the mouth for up to 20 minutes at a time.
The manufacturer has produced a rather graphic video depicting a hypodermic-free tooth extraction on YouTube.com: Read the rest of this entry »
Approximate Cost: 20 278.00 GBP
The company has set up a watch-maker’s college in Read the rest of this entry »
I have attempted to draw attention to the wonders of hand crafted wristwatches, the most exclusive, valuable and prestigious being those made by the likes of Roger Dubuis, Patek Philippe, Parmigiani, Girard-Perregaux, Chopard, Blancpain, Audemars Piguet, Breguet, Vacheron Constantin, and IWC, all of which draw on a long tradition of precision engineering, ingenuity and intricacy.
In 1999, Richard Mille seemed to herald a new chapter to this horological history, using new techniques and materials to threaten the established “big boys”.
- But these “big boys” were already under threat — from FP Journe!
François-Paul Journe is the man behind the “Chronometre à Resonance” and the “Tourbillon a Remontoir d’Egalité” (launched in 2000), and is one of the most talented and exciting watch maker of his generation. A true maverick.
His Geneva factory is Read the rest of this entry »
Furniture use permutations are fascinating and not restricted to caravans, boats and camping equipment! Sometimes you need flexibility from everyday furniture, like a table for four that can expand on occasion to sit six or eight, with the extra chairs able to fold away or stack when not required. In extreme cases, everyday furniture may have to be folded or dismantled in some way to allow a room to provide multi-functionality, such as a fold-away bed, or cupboard kitchen. Here’s are some videos of new designs: Read the rest of this entry »