The Pistol Ring would be nice for any engagement


Long before beeper and cell phone guns, there was the ring pistol. Tiny enough to fit around your finger, powerful enough to be manufactured as a weapon.  Tiny bullets.

More images here

Don’t f%$# with the Apache


The Apache is part pistol, part dagger, and part knuckle duster.  It was created in Belgium (Gene P!) during the late 1800’s.

More info here


bearbrick surrender


The BearBrick Surrender from Surrender Arts is available in 100% & 400%. It’s crazy.

Via Medicom

gold standard


I saw this little number on Urban Outfitters website. Minox Leica Mini Digital Edition Camera. Only available online, this 5mp camera will definitely get you noticed. It will also set you back $350.00. It’s a Leica what can I say.

Here’s the lowdown.

“New from Minox’s Classic Camera series is this impressive and adorable miniaturized Leica M3, a 5.0 Megapixel digital camera with a long list of modern features, all wrapped up in a detailed 1/3-scale reproduction of the iconic Leica rangefinder with limited edition GoldDust trim. ” More info go here.


oh my coke another dollar made on the moss name


Is this legal? As you know we are a fan of Kate Moss, this seems like a legal issue so if you like, buy them up quick. This Kate Moss inspired unisex t-shirt designed by Elena Gallen entitled, “Oh My Coke” comes complete with a bleeding nose! Via:here

Guess the Lego Movie Star


Here at TWBE, we have a soft spot in our heart for Legos. Check out this slideshow of Lego Movie stars, created by Tyler Clites over at the Telegraph. I hope Lego is watching, because I really want the Delorean.

dunny uk ok!


The newest series of Dunny was released on 01/22. The UK inspired series hand picked some of the UK’s best designers and artists to create the series.  Collaborators include Clutter, Doktor A, Frames, HiCalorie x Julie West, ilovedust, Jon Burgerman, Keanan Duffty, McFaul, Mimic, Peskimo, Shok 1, Tado, Triclops and UAMOU.

Check them out here.

hipster finger fixed gear bikes


A Japanese company PedalMafia has gone to the extreme and created miniature fixed gear bikes. First it was the skateboards now it’s bikes. I predict all our fixed gear friends will be out there wearing these things from their necklaces and hanging out at the fixed gear bar on Grand st, practicing their Quicksilver moves.

The Obama Hope Action Figure


It was only a matter of time…Isn’t there something about the oncoming apocalypse in regards to the worship of false idols and the rise of the antichrist?

“Going on sale January 12th at, the 3,000 limited edition figures will undoubtedly sell out quickly.  The 6” figures have eight points of articulation and are numbered and packaged in an illustrated window box.”

Jailbreak Toys

plush meat


There’s nothing like stuffed meats! Check out Sweet Meats : The Whole Shebang by Lauren Venell

Set of 6 include one each of plush steak, pork chop and ham in both sizes.

The Whole Shebang Contains:
Family Size Hambone Ham Hock
Individual Size Hambone Ham Hock
Family Size Stuff Boeuf T-Bone Steak
Individual Size Stuff Boeuf T-Bone Steak
Family Size Porky Chop Pork Chop
Individual Size Porky Chop Pork Chop

O% organic. Plush toys are a  limited edition of 300. 100% recycled fleece with dark brown top-stitching and plastic “bone” button. Fiberfill stuffing. Safe for ages 3+. Not safe for pets. Pick up these little morsels for 199.00 for the set, you can also buy individual pieces as well at MyPlasticHeart

Floris hovers mnml toys


Check out Florish Hovers, a Dutch designer who has come up with one of my new favorite looking toys.  Arche Toys are awesome. Floris, recently featured in I.D Magazine for his design work is also being recognized for his toy work. Here’s an old article on dezeen from last year about the toys. You can  Buy now (sortof) here, but I think it involves a phone call.


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Better late than never The World’s Best Ever Gift Guide. Check out our guide of gear, gadgets, travel, art and fashion.

wood is all the craze

Ever since China had the toy scandal, wooden toys have become the go-to toy. Check out these little gems from Noferin. The Pecanpals are hand crafted and limited to a 200 piece run. What more can you ask for? You can also get a print for your “kids” room as well. Available December10th, Just in time for Christmas. Will they ship in time?

Cheetos pet

Spin on the Chia Pet. Last minute gift.

spacey sprocket

Fixed gear dreams, designer bikes seem to be all the rage these days even outside of the Brooklyn. Designer Georg Jensen has created the money shot. The wheels features hammer marks that pays tribute to the hammered surfaces of Jensen’s Silver hollowware pieces that Jensen himself designed a century ago. The bike also features a handmade sterling silver plated bell and leather grips and saddle by Brooks of England. Via:here

just reading material

Penthouse is now celebrating its 40th anniversary with a limited edition book collecting over four decades of the magazine’s most famous photographs. Designed by Assouline. Buy now: $500

via:Material Interest

secret base the rebel ink

This is a must have for all vinyl collectors from secret base. Rebel Ink.

Philatelists and design nerds rejoice

On 13 January 2009, Royal Mail will release a series of stamps dedicated to British Design Classics. Included in the series of ten are the Mini, the K2 telephone kiosk, the London Underground Map, the Routemaster bus, and our favorites—the Concorde and mini skirt. See them all at CR Blog.

paper troops

How good are you with paper? Check out these paper craft storm trooper helmets. Pepakura is a site all about paper craft models, from iron man to transformers to …just about everthing, they even have how to’s for creating 3d pop-up cards. Very cool site. the only problem is finding what your looking for.

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