Month: September 2015

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Leica M Monochrom

If black and white photography is your thing… (and if you are reading this i bet it is), then nothing beats this camera. Thanks to the combination of low noise up to ISO 25.000 (wow!), a bright viewfinder, a low-vibration shutter release, and fast lenses, the new Leica M Monochrom opens up entirely new dimensions for available-light […]

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Serif TV by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Samsung

Ok, we know almost every TV out there is black, but we couldn’t just let pass this new television by Samsung called Serif, with a distinctive I-shaped profile. Designed by paris based Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, it’s actually a nice piece of furniture, moving away from a preoccupation with ultra-flat screens, it is a solid presence that sits naturally in […]

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NIXON 51-30 Automatic LTD Darth Vader

The force is strong in this one. Nixon has released a collection to honor the legacy and the innovative ideas of the game-changing individuals who brought you STAR WARS™. It will feature four themes, all based on the “Dark Side”: Stormtrooper, Imperial Pilot, Darth Vader and Boba Fett. From this collection, we focus on the darkest of them all, […]

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Cowrie Rocker

Who wouldn’t want to rock this cowrie? This all-in-one structure lounge chair, inspired by the concave lines of sea shells, just begs for one to lay there for a couple of hours. The curvilinear forms are the result of an extensive research and innovation process that bridges the handmade with the digital. Sweeping lines are […]

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Frowst, a book by Joanna Piotrowska

They say you should not judge a book by it’s cover. Well… Unless it’s black, and it’s content is really interesting! Frowst is a collection of sepia toned images highlighting the awkwardness of intimacy through a beautiful series of staged family photos made by Joanna Piotrowska. The title itself denotes a warm or stuffy atmosphere and captures […]

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Spring Scissors

Here at GiB we have strong feelings for Japanese minimalism, so it’s no surprise that we instantly felt in love with this spring scissors, designed by Dutch designer Lex Pott, from Nomess Copenhagen. It is made from a single piece of metal, bent into a spring to create tension for the flattened and sharpened blades, and best […]