2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost

The luxury automaker's latest iteration keeps meticulous details at its core

Launched in 2009 as a slightly smaller luxury model within the Rolls-Royce line-up, the Ghost is positioned below the flagship Phantom. It rocketed the marque—known for opulence and magnificence—to “verticalized success,” as Rolls-Royce set its sights on a different buyer. “This bold new generation of Rolls-Royce customer seeks a motor car with a silent assurance—a cosseting, super-premium environment in which to conduct business and augment …

Normal 3D Printed Earphones

Premium sounding, custom-made accessories printed in an NYC storefront

The most irritating, widely experienced issue with earphones is that they’re made for the “universal ear.” The one-size-fits-all approach works for many, but leaves others wondering if they’ll ever find a pair that fits their ear. While brands like Ultimate Ears and Etymotics offer custom-made, studio quality solutions, the service comes at a price that again isolates most consumers. NYC’s Normal aims to bridge the …

Custom Bikes by Bamford Cycle Department

Building a better ride with unique geometry and bespoke carbon fiber tubing

George Bamford knows what he likes and how he likes it, and has over the years customized all types of vehicles and products for his personal use. The knowledge gained through those many product experiences is what led him to create his eponymous Bamford Watch Department, sharing his knowledge of customizing watches for others who seek stealthy and colorful palettes and “super matte” powder coatings …