David Yurman Tops Off Patron Anejo With A 24k Gold Embellished Dagger.

David Yurman Patron Anejo Gold Dagger

For the second time in a series of designer collaborations (the first was this Guitar Stopper by John Varvatos), Patron Spirits introduces a limited edition bottle stopper for this holiday season. The new collectible bottle accessory is crafted exclusively for Patron Anejo by Evan Yurman, Chief Design Director for David Yurman men’s and timepiece collections. Patron’s relationship with Yurman emerged from a shared commitment to understated luxury, meticulous craftsmanship and masculine elegance. (more…)

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Soft Guerilla by Kyle Bean

soft guerilla by Kyle Bean

Soft Guerilla by Kyle Bean is a series of weapons made from harmless materials. The artist creates playful, imaginative work for a variety of clients that appear in editorial and commercial projects as well as installations for luxury fashion brands and events. These particular items and images were created for a feature article that centered around the topic of ‘Guerilla Gardening’ and ‘Yarn Bombing’. (more…)

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Gun-Shaped Doorknobs Function Like A Real Pistol: Pulling The Trigger Unlocks The Door.

gun-shaped doorknobs

These creative door handles/hardware, designed by Russian product designer Nikita Kovalev of Napalm Design, look and function like a real gun. The Bang Bang handle was inspired by the Makarov Pistol.*  You have to “pull the trigger” to open/unlock the door. (more…)

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Speak Softly and Carry a Vlieger & Vandam Bag. The 2012 Guardian Angel Collection.

Vlieger and Vandam Guardian Angel Collection

I stumbled upon the amazing weapon embossed Vlieger and Vandam Guardian Angel Collection of bags back in 2005 when they were made of felted wool. The brand and their collection has grown and become more sophisticated in the past few years. (more…)

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Shoot, That’s Fun. The Bullet Hole Art Of Walt Creel.

Bullet Hole Art
above image courtesy of The Birmingham News

Walt Creel of Birmingham, Alabama uses a deadly weapon, ironically, to create Bullet Hole Art; images of sweet Southern wildlife. Brandishing a rifle, he fires .22 caliber bullets through 4′ x 6′ white painted aluminum panels to form images of a deer, an owl, a rabbit, a possum, a squirrel and bird in his project, De-Weaponizing The Gun. (more…)

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