Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Dieter Rams' 620 chair comeback, Maharishi's Striking Suit, DNA portraits and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Vitsoe Lucky Vitsoe Known for distributing the universal shelving system designed by legendary designer Dieter Rams, Vitsoe has recently been granted the exclusive worldwide license to Rams modular 620 Chair. To celebrate the ingenious design’s 50th anniversary, Vitsoe has reengineered the classic seating element inside and out to make it as efficient and elegant as possible, while also reducing the price. 2. Best Made …

Maharishi Tactical

Palladium's latest collaborative boot updates a classic with reflective tech

Pairing an expert in military style with specialists in combat-level functionality, Palladium‘s cobranded boot with London-based fashion label Maharishi is one to keep in mind this fall. The Maharishi Tactical, inspired by “special forces and survival,” will be replacing my go-to inclement-weather boots since a recent wear test proved just how great they are. Rubberized leather and ballistic nylon give the boot it’s distinct “tactical” …

Maharishi Bonsai Championship Backgammon Set

For long train rides or rainy days, Maharishi's new Backgammon set adds a little style to the classic antidote to boredom—and continues Maharishi's mission to liberate the pattern from military associations at the same time. Dressed up in their house bonsai forest camo, the game includes dice, playing pieces and dice rollers that come in a briefcase-style case that includes combination locks. The orange and …