Kodak Ektra – a modern classic
Kodak is starting to revive its former glory. Recently, the company introduced a smartphone with a large lens resembling a camera.This novelty is equipped with a 21-megapixel camera, with aperture f/2.0, focus and a six-axis optical stabilization. There is a professional mode with manual settings.Selfie offers a 13-megapixel front shooter camera setting. The smartphone offers many opportunities for editing photos and videos. The revival of the classics is emphasised by its leather-style accessories from the era of classic cameras.The device will go on sale this December at a price of €500.
Spectacles from Snapchat
The CEO of Snapchat, Evan Spiegel, presented an innovative new product – the sunglasses Spectacles,with an integrated camera. Spectacles are designed to be used together with the main Snapchat application.
The wireless camera captures 10-second clips and uploads them to a smartphone, using the wireless interfaces Bluetooth or Wi-Fi directly in the Snapchat app.
When shooting, LED lights light up on the rim. One charging point is enough for a whole day of work. The sunglasses Spectacles are priced at 120 Euros.
Burberry Box Set of Elton John’s Vinyl
In November, in Burberry Boutiques around the world, there were reissued classic albums by Elton John on vinyl in a gift box. In all, there were 800 copies. Each of the six publications is a 180-gram vinyl disc, with an original and colourful booklet and poster featuring Elton John. The set is packed in a branded gift box, emblazoned with the name of Burberry and decorated with the autograph of Elton John and gold sequins.
Porsche Design 911 Soundbar Audio System from the Exhaust Pipe
Porsche has decided to please fans of the brand with a private acoustic solution. They have created the sound projector Soundbar Porsche Design 911. From the point of view of the design, Porsche Design 911 Soundbar is one of the most extraordinary sound bars in history. In the upper part, the engineers placed a full metal piece welded exhaust system. In the heart of the system, there is a compact LED display, which shows the minimum set of data. The whole system is switched to the amplifier power of 200 watts. Anyone will be able to order this new product for just 2,900 Euro.
El Primero Range Rover Special Edition
Two names and two legends, Zenith and Range Rover, are closely intertwined in this new joint creation. The new watch El Primero Range Rover Special Edition from the Swiss watch manufacture, Zenith, was released on the anniversary of the appearance of two legendary models, the El Primero and Range Rover, in 1969. The watch case is made of black matte aluminium, like the aluminium chassis of Range Rover. It is water resistant to 100 metres. The cost of the new Zenith El Primero Range Rover Special Edition is €7,900.
Deakin and Francis Cufflinks
English jewellers, Deakin and Francis, have produced jewellery since 1786. This means two hundred plus years of completing all phases of work, from pouring the metal into the moulds to cover the ready-made ring or earrings with coloured enamels to fashioning handmade accessories in the workshops of Birmingham.
The hallmark of the brand, Deakin and Francis, consistently remains the iconic cufflinks. In silver, gold and platinum, with precious stones and enamels, in the form of ships, retromobiles, bicycles, bicycle seats, hamburgers and skulls or various animals, from bees to zebras, they are certainly unique. They are always high-status, expensive and of very high quality.
Montegrappa Chaos Silver Fountain Pen Medium Point
The new masterpiece from Montegrappa Pen is Chaos. Its creator was a famous actor and the new face of Montegrappa, Sylvester Stallone. When creating a handle, the actor turned to the works of famous artists of the XVI century, such as Battista Franco, Albrecht Dürer, Hans Sebald Behem and Antonio del Pollaiolo.
Chaos was released in a limited edition of 1000 fountain pens and 912 roller balls in sterling silver. All appliqués are made by hand by first-class masters of Montegrappa. Transparent enamel brings us back to the twilight of antiquity, lizards and snakes on the barrel; to early forms of life on Earth. The clip handle is composed of a fist, a sword and skulls symbolising the philosophy of life, death and chaos.
Coffee Machine for Lovers of Supercars: Espresso Veloce
The coffee machine Espresso Veloce from the South African design company, Super Veloce, and the master, Paolo Mastrogiuseppe, is able to deliver true pleasure for the connoisseur who loves techno-design and supercars. After all, this machine is developed on the basis of the design of the 3-litre racing car engine, using its original parts. So, the preparation of this traditional beverage is transformed into action; full of drive and extreme. The engine block, weighing up to 23 kilograms and with dimensions of 38 x 38 x 35 cm, is quite weighty and the Espresso Veloce is made of stainless steel and titanium, with details from aluminium and carbon fibre. The coffee machine is presented in a carbon fibre, titanium and gold-plated case.
Leica X-U: Extreme Gigantic Camera
The famous German company, Leica, presented its first extreme camera, the Leica X-U. This is a professional model, equipped with an aspheric Leica Summilux lens with a fixed focal length (23 mm) aperture 1:1.7, equivalent to a 35 mm camera.
The body is made in a minimalist, but elegant design of the Audi Design Studio. It is resistant to impact when dropped from a height of 1.22 m, as well as to low temperatures. The Leica X-U is not afraid of diving to depths of up to 15 m and is protected against the ingress of water and dust. The recommended retail price is € 3,250.