Philippe Starck

Today in Gear: April 17, 2013

Ricoh GR So it looks like a Playmobil toy. But the GR undercuts other compact competition in size and price without sacrificing quality. An f2.8 lens, APS-C CMOS sensor and a super fast autofocus? Say cheese, baby. $800 Geigerrig Pressurized Hydration Pack With its innovative new pack, Geigerrig is turning the hydration industry on its...

Sharp storage

LaCie Blade Runner Hard Drive by Philippe Starck

Ridley and Harrison fans: prepare to be disappointed. Famed designer Philippe Starck has teamed up with LaCie (again) to create a striking new 4TB USB 3.0 Blade Runner hard drive ($299) with an unusual form inspired by the 1982 dystopian sci-fi classic. But that’s where the connection to replicant huntin’ ends. The heavy-duty aluminum design...

A touch more advanced

Parrot Zik Headphones by Philippe Starck

Headphones are the new status symbol in a world where everyone owns the exact same phone. So it’s not surprising that Parrot, maker of a wide range of random accessories for mobile devices including a remote controlled helicopter drone and the Asteroid car audio receiver, decided to enter the fray. Like the $1,500 Zikmu iPod...