Articles by: John Kim

Konost – The World’s First True Digital Rangefinder

A startup called Konost has developed a simple yet powerful digital camera billed as “the world’s first true digital rangefinder.” With the Konost FF camera, the company aims to do away with the mirrors and prisms typically used in mechanical rangefinder cameras, replacing the age-old system with …

Dr. Romanelli x Bamford Watch Department “Flash Gordon” and “Phantom” Rolex Watches

Bamford Watch Department has teamed up with L.A.-based designer and brand-builder Dr. Romanelli on a duo of custom Rolex watches, both paying tribute to iconic comics characters. King Features Syndicate’s Flash Gordon and the Phantom are immortalized through the Rolex Explorer II and Submariner Non Date models, each finished …

Nike KD 7 “Weatherman”

Each new colorway of the Nike KD 7 tells a piece of Kevin Durant’s life story, and the weather-themed motif — one that gives the nod to Durant’s personal fascination with meteorology — continues with the Nike KD 7 “Weatherman.” The design features a bright green upper, inspired by …

Sneaker Con Fort Lauderdale February 2015 Event Recap

This past weekend Sneaker Con kicked off 2015 with a strong showing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida — Sneaker Con’s first time in the coastal city, and the largest event to date in the Sunshine State. The local sneaker community did themselves proud, gathering en masse to buy, sell …

Gourmet Spring 2015 Footwear Collection

For Spring 2015, Gourmet uses one of the most heralded private car collections in the world as the backdrop for the brand’s athletic inspired footwear range. Representing the latest addition to the lineup is the Netto, a functional low top runner built with a soft neoprene body and tongue, complemented with a …

Conti Bier “Pin-Up” Cans | Video

Conti Bier has co-opted Coors’ “cold-activated”-can gimmick, but instead of the Rocky Mountains turning blue when the contents reach the optimal chilled temperature, Conti’s red cans feature a retro pin-up girl whose dress disappears as the mercury dips. Brazilian ad agency WMcCann has produced a 38-second spot showcasing …

Mercedes-Benz S63 Coupe AMG Tuned | By BRABUS

Last December, Brabus conferred an aggressive makeover to the Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG, applying an eye-catching satin gold finish complemented with a number of carbon fiber aftermarket body parts, not to mention an additional 261 HP over the stock engine’s usual output. The follow-up is this Brabus 850 6.0 Biturbo Coupe, …

A History of Flight – An Animated Look at the History of Air Jordan

Bleacher Report — the formerly maligned sports news outlet that’s lately emerged as a major player in the mainstream sports media firmament — has launched the MJ All Day microsite, an “immersive, highly visual trip through Jordan’s career highlights.” As part of the project, Bleacher Report has unveiled …

CLOT x Nike Lunar Force 1 “10th Anniversary” | Release Info

Originally previewed here back in December 2014, the CLOT x Nike Lunar Force 1 “10th Anniversary” is finally set for an imminent release. The retooled silhouette revives the much loved “jewel” Swoosh, but applies the detail with a twist: both the left and right shoe feature mismatched …