A Beautiful Speedometer for Bikes

Omata's new accessory hides savvy GPS tech underneath its easily legible analog face

Shout-out to designers who are also obsessed with cycling because their work frequently results in something new and clever, like the arresting Omata One. Mounted onto a bike, the speedometer’s unique analog face informs of the four most relevant ride metrics (speed, distance, ascent and time). Of equal importance, it stays extremely legible even when you’re hightailing down steep slopes. Of note, the 18 mph …

Studio Visit: Surname Goods

Using ethically sourced lumber salvaged from all over New York, Tim Skehan and Steve Bukowski bring a new level of awesome to woodwork

In a world in which IKEA furniture is ubiquitous and lifestyle goods go in and out of style like a choppy tide, a company like Surname Goods is a breath of fresh air. Originally founded in Brooklyn in 2011 by Timothy Skehan and Steve Bukowski, Surname Goods specializes in making handcrafted wood products using reclaimed lumber all ethically sourced in New York. Now four years …