theory11 Mystery Box Playing Cards

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Director JJ Abrams and theory11 team up with their tribute to mystery, the Mystery Box Playing Cards. The decks ($10) are wrapped and sealed in letterpressed kraft paper which opens to reveal a Bad Robot deck with Art Direction by JJ himself and theory11 CEO Jonathan Bayme. It will also come in a Lockbox edition ($150) that contains twelve decks and features a handcrafted wooden box made out of 100 year old reclaimed wood and is iron-branded and locked with a alphanumeric combination lock. $1 from each purchase will goto 826 national, an American non-profit that promotes creative writing and workshops in schools.

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Kaweco for Band of Outsiders

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Scott Sternberg's Band of Outsiders teams up with one of the oldest pen companies in the world, Kaweco. Made for their Tokyo store, the fashion label chose a transparent case and ballpoint pen with a subtle Band of Outsiders logo on the cap.

$40, Band of Outsiders

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Braun ET66 White

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Braun is following up their successful re-release of the Dieter Rams and Dietrich Lubs-designed Braun ET66 Calculator with a white colorway that hasn't been seen in production since the calculators were discontinued man years ago. Look for the white ET66 to hit Braun retailers in April of next year.
$50, Braun

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theory11 Medallions

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Designed in Paris, France by JC Desevre, theory11 unveils their latest luxury playing card set, Medallions. The detailed artwork in Medallions is inspired by the Victorian Era and has a tuck case made from a deep brown, premium matte paper that's covered in gold foil.

$7, theory11

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Icon Auto Art Limited Editions

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When a company like Icon chimes in with their take on automotive art you know its going to be something quite special. Icon founder Jonathan Ward tapped designer and aluminum expert Neal Feay to CNC 0.5" thick aluminum panels which are then sent through a process that has the graphics fused on the brushed surface using a combination of silk screening and anodizing. Check out a video of the process after the jump.

$1,450, Icon

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Field Notes Cold Horizon Edition

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Field Notes drops its latest seasonal release, a notebook inspired by the winter, the Cold Horizon Edition. Bathed in a deep blue gradient, Field Notes combined three blues across the notebooks giving the feeling of a "deeply saturated winter twilight sky, fluorescent glacial water, and the shiny metallic glimmer of the Aurora Borealis."

$9.95, Field Notes

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theory11 Red Monarch Playing Cards

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One of the best set of playing cards gets further refined with a new color and an overhauled finish from top to bottom. The new Red Monarc cards have a new silk-finish red tuck case, a back design bathed in red, and a luxurious new paper stock that is the highest quality paper they've ever used on a set of playing cards.

$6.95, theory11

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Favela Painting for Public Supply

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Public Supply teams up with Favela Painting on a beautiful edition of its notebook with cover artwork by Haas & Hahn. The sketchbook will be in a limited run with proceeds helping Favela Painting's latest project, Back to Rio, as well as small-scale painting and career workshops for Brazil's local youth.

$18, Public Supply

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Best Made Map Notebook

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Ditching the digital world and going off-grid? You'll need Best Made's Map Notebook to help get you around when you don't have GPS on your side. The notebooks are filled with 160 pages with a blue print map grid to detail and chart your journeys and like everything from Best Made its well designed and beautifully laid out.

$20, Best Made

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Preview | (RED) Auction curated by Marc Newson and Jonathan Ive

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Design legends Marc Newson and Jonathan Ive have teamed up with Bono for a Project (RED) Auction at Sotheby's curating a unique collection of selected by the pair as well as custom creations and two exclusive items created specifically for the event. The collection, which will go on auction November 23, will include items from Steinway & Sons, Dom Perignon, Louis Vuitton, Leica, Apple, and many many more. Proceedes from the auction will goto the Global Fight for AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. Pieces from the collection will be previewed in Hong Kong and London, and will then be on public display in New York on November 18th.

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