on 17th February 2010 | No Comments »
Luxury Brand Dunhill has come out with an exquisite gentleman’s games set finished in exotic shagreen for $50,000.
It is formed using cedar wood and then covered in the very finest grey shagreen leather and elegantly trimmed with ebony and stainless steel hardware.
The Compendium contains shagreen-embellished chess, backgammon and noughts & crosses boards with all counters and pieces finished in sterling silver.
on 17th December 2009 | 1 Comment »
Media artist, Alexander Gelman, in collaboration with traditional Japanese artisans has designed an exquisite limited edition series of master chess sets.
The sleek and stunning sets are made of lacquer, silver plating and gold leaf — there are only 5 in the world, each is unique and priced up to $55,000.
Gelman and the artisans took up to 10 months to produce each piece by hand, using century old techniques.
on 19th October 2009 | No Comments »
Levi’s “Go Forth” campaign is sending denim lovers and treasure seekers alike on a nationwide scavenger hunt with a grand prize of $100,000.
The game’s narrative revolves around a character named Grayson Ozias IV who has left wax cylinder voice recordings hidden across America.
The challenge for players is to find these recordings and, ultimately, the $100,000 fortune Ozias buried.
on 16th September 2009 | No Comments »
Launched last week, Monopoly City Streets uses the Google Maps platform to let users “buy” any street in the world.
The goal of the game of chance, like the real-world version, is to earn money on real estate and become the richest property magnate.
New players are given three million Monopoly dollars to build their virtual empire with every street in the world, in theory, available for purchase.
on 1st September 2009 | No Comments »
To spice up our favourite game of Domino, Vilac have released a Keith Haring version of the normally seen black and white game.
With renowned artist Keith Haring’s personal drawings and writing, the box set of Dominos in now available from Paul Smith.
Each set has 28 pieces and is presented in a wooden box. Game rules (for those unfamiliar with dominos) are also included. Price: Â£40.
on 30th July 2009 | No Comments »
Takashi Murakami has gotten back together with one of his long time collaboration partners, Louis Vuitton, to create this Louis Vuitton x Takashi Murakami Panda figure.
The figure comes in a LV bag, similar to the ones that hold all of their wallets and bags, only this bag comes with a few Murakami images screened onto it.