Westcomb Focus LT Hoody

The first bare bones shell jacket constructed of 100% waterproof and air permeable eVent DVL fabric

Whether you spend your spare time in the great outdoors or exploring the city, a lightweight, waterproof jacket is a staple this time of year. A standout among the masses of Gore-Tex and Thinsulate out there is the Focus LT Hoody from Westcomb, a company known for melding sleek design with the latest in high-performance materials. Dubbed a hoody due to its basic build—no pit …

Tree Tents

Sustainable, temporary forest dwellings from Luminair

Specializing in designing lighting solutions, design group Luminair recently unveiled their first shelters, fantastical suspended Tree Tents. The product of three years’ work, Tree Tents provide an intriguing model for sustainable wildlife housing that enables a non-invasive solution for campers and forest service personnel. In fulfilling childhood fantasies and Tarzan complexes, Tree Tents also manage to look like space age survival pods. The spherical design …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Smart surgeon gloves, indoor camping, a custom iPhone collodion and more in our weekly look at the web

This Week’s LAB is Sponsored by Dos Equis 1. Custom IPhone Collodion Using an antiquated method that’s as technical as it is creative, photographer Jake Potts ingeniously turned the glass back of his iPhone into a ambrotype photo. The wet plate collodion process calls for some real camera nerdery, but the diligence is clearly worth it. 2. Camargue’s Bright Red Lake Russian photographer Sam Dobson …