WHITE BOX STOVE € 23,95 SO SIMPLE. Was everything in the world just as simple as this American alcohol stove! Handmade from recycled aluminum bottles, weights a lousy, therefor fantastically 30 grams and can hold up to 150 kilograms on top. It's one of the lightest, strongest, most dependable models on the market with zero parts to fail or lose. Burns leaf dropping quiet with a wide blooming flame to bring 0.5 liter of cold water to a rolling boil in just about 8 minutes. Comes with an even lighter aluminum ground reflector and foldable windscreen to make it even more economical. A fine choice for weight conscious campers in surge for a good performance.
LUMINAID PACKLITE 12 LED LANTARN €27,95 LIGHT AFLOAT. This lightweight, inflatable, solar charged led lantern was developed after the big earthquake that devastated Haiti to the ground and intensively tested in tough-world scenarios. It's shock-, dust- and waterproof, floats on water and is safely to operate by anyone. Produces a fair amount of diffused light for up to 12 hours with a bright flash mode for signaling. You can store it for 1,5 year without losing some of the energy content. Soon after it's introduction the Packlite was adopted by aid relieve and emergency organizations worldwide but it works just as well at the safety of your campsite or cozy backyard-garden.
WILDO CAMP A BOX MEAL KIT € 18,95 SKIP THE SPORK! It's a fairly functional utensil, still easily replaced by a better one. Be sure to safe the rest of this well designed Swedish meal kit which contains everything a civilized traveler needs on the trail. All in a size so compact you can pack it in almost every corner of your luggage without the fear of losing some of its content like the Original Fold-a-Cup Big and Small, a nifty nylon cutting board that serves as strainer to, salt/pepper/spice shaker and two deep-sided dishes. Just choose the color of your taste and you'll have a lightweight, unbreakable kit in a easy to clean polymer that last a very long time of meals on the go.
REAL STORMPROOF MATCHES € 5,95 PERFECT MATCH. Few fundamental has changed in safety match land until UCO created one so powerful it strikes all it's predecessors to ashes. Their Stormproof Match light up quickly, burns for a generous 15 seconds and is almost impossible to extinguish before the last second has passed. Heavy winds, rain nor snow will effect it's burn time. Even after being splashed with water or buried in sand, the match shall relight if nothing has happened. A box with 25 matches [extra striker patch included] give you over 6 minutes of flames to play with. It's the perfect match, one that became our personal favorite, whatever the weather.
TITANIUM SPORK SET € 15,95 REAL DEAL STEEL. There's no need to go 'Neanderthal' while eating your meal in the wild. Instead of entangling pasta with your fingers, juggling meatballs or meshing around with noodle soup, you can try this stylish lightweight, space-age titanium spork that combines an effective knife, fork and spoon in a single, super tough utensil. Ideal for lightweight trekking kits and on-the-go lunch boxes. Titanium is easy to clean, taste neutral and dishwasher safe. To make it even better, it comes with a FREE original spork, great for the light stuff like soup or dessert and a snug snap-case so nothing gets lost on the way. Now, that's easy to swallow isn't it?
10'' DUTCH OVEN MADE IN THE USA € 98,9 COOKING A MAMMOTH Take a heavy cast 10'' Dutch oven, put it on a charcoal rich fire with some smoldering coals on top for an oven-like performance. This one has all the qualities to serve gourmet dinners but without that arm-stretching heavy part. Made of extra thick cast aluminum to give you 66% less weight to toss around. The material is known for it's excellent heat distribution, optimized by a tough, dark anodized surface that doesn’t rust nor needs to be seasoned in like the iron ones. For compact storage, this 10'' size fits inside our 12'' model. So if your appetite is large enough to eat a mammoth, this pan provides the appropriate size to cook one.
THE ART OF FIRE € 24,95 ASHES TO ASHES. The creation of fire is mankind's greatest achievement, a discovery done at the dawn of our existence. Since then we humans have been huddling around fires in every corner of the globe, warming ourselves and sharing fundamental knowledge. Strangely one of the most important skills to have when embarking on a off-grid adventure -the ability to quickly and expertly light a fire- has never been thoroughly written down. Until now! Wilderness expert Daniel Hume tells this 'untold' story from every possible angle, with dozens of clear how-to illustrations and backed by years of field knowledge so you can master this ancient art to.
BUCK COMPADRE FROE € 156,95 BUSH TOOL. It's an effective piece of steel, that’s for sure! A bit overbuild but well balanced one, with a slightly angled blade for optimum controlled swings and a large American walnut handle to help you steer all that unleashed power in the right direction. Split firewood into kindling, chop and debark tree branches with ease, clear your trails or craft campsite constructions. This workhorse is made for it. The high carbon blade is red powder coated for rust protection [and bad-ass aesthetics]. A rugged saddle-grade leather sheath let you secure it to a backpack or hip belt. The people at Buck made their effort to make the Compadre Froe one heck of a tool.
HULTAFORS MINI AXE € 74,95 HANDSOME WITH HISTORY. Founded in 1697, the forge of Hultafors at Hults Bruk Sweden is one of the oldest in the world specialized in producing this kind of quality with traditional methods. Stage by stage hand-forged and finished so it can cut paper. This is their smallest outdoor axe, to be carried in a backpack or car kit to prepare kindling, build campsite constructions or do some large-scale carving. Comes presented in a tastefully plain carton box with a rugged, oil-tanned leather sheath and booklet. An handsome axe, directly linked to the Scandinavian history of true craftsmanship. One you'll notice from the first moment you pick it up and makes you smile.
HULTAFORS TREKKING AXE € 76,95 LOG LOVER. The Swedes have been mastering forging steel for centuries and Hultafors is a proud example of this rich heritage. Founded in 1697 at Hults Bruk, their forge is one of the oldest in the world, still working with craftsmen who are as rare as the quality they produce. This trekking axe is made from the finest grade carbon steel and hammered many time to gain unmatched durability. Hand polished to a mirror shine for a paper cutting edge. Add the genuine Hickory shaft and rugged, oil-tanned leather edge protector to it and you have a phenomenal tool in true traditional style. One that evokes a certain excitement every time you pick it up.
MORAKNIV ELDRIS € 31,95 SWEDISH SWEET. We're impressed by the versatility of this functional short fixed blade made by Morakniv. The Eldris has a light contoured, textured handle to work comfortably in whatever the weather will be. With a high grade stainless steel blade, precision ground in multiple bevels to give it that razors edge and a sharp 90 degree angled spine, ideal for scraping tinder and firesteels. The knife snaps securely in and out the polymer sheath which is a little marvel on it's own and has a loop hole at the bottom for lashing through a paracord if you prefer carrying it as a neck knife. A sweet knife, able to survive even the most barbarian type of user.
MORAKNIV ELDRIS 'TYPICAL TOUCH EDITION' €49,95 AVOIDING AVERAGE. To celebrate the versatility of this Swedish blade we offer it in 5 handle/sheath colors in combo with 4 paracord colors to give 20 options to choose from. It let you create your own 'Typical Touch' edition. Every kit gets a fair length of cord wrapped around the sheath, always handy in last resort situations. We securely attach a lanyard and use a snap closure for enhanced safety. A mini firesteel comes with the kit and a signal whistle attached to the handle that gives it a bit more meat to grab on. This made-to-order edition is likely to become your most practical companion on the trail, one that will distinct you from the crowd.
OFF THE ROAD € 34,95 WHEELS TO WONDER. Cars and motorcycles are increasingly popular means to transport ourselves to deserted places with endless skies and eventually a peace of mind. The world in between becomes a destination on it's own and an essential part of the journey. Off The Road displays a colorful selection of adventures from all sorts of backgrounds with their vehicles and equipment that makes the journey possible. The stunning photography brings you to awe-inspiring landscapes while reveling the lifestyle of those who created a slice of paradise on wheels and made it their home, at least temporarily. This book celebrates the fulfilling wonder of being on the go.
WILDSIDE € 38,95 COLLECTING TRANQUILITY. This book celebrates those who choose to live by the rhythm of the wilderness. Mushroom hunters, berry pickers, fragrance collectors, field artist, woodworkers and others. All strong individuals who're deeply connected with nature, rediscovering it's wealth and are mentally bind by using it with respect for the environment. It gives an intimate portray of a modern breed of hunters and gatherers. Whether you've already left behind the urban chaos for the tranquility of a remote cabin or just contemplating a simpler life to live. Wildside guides your desire, visually and intellectually in the most enchanting way.
THE OUTSIDERS € 38,95 OUTDOOR ON THE EDGE. Page after page a showcase of the passion of a growing creative scene that has emerged within the international outdoor community along with it's original ideas, products and brands. The Outsiders captures the refreshing approach of today’s successful outdoor/lifestyle entrepreneurs from across the globe. This group of innovative movers and shakers are rethinking the ways in which we like to explore the wilderness, refueling us with inspiring aesthetics and joyful functionality. The results are often radical, but always likeable with the occasional romantic or ironic wink.
NORWEGAIN WOOD Hardcover Edition € 29,95 CHOPAHOLIC. More than 200.000 copies in Sweden and Norway alone are sold of this book entirely about chopping, stacking and burning wood. Norwegian Wood provides useful advise on the hows and whys of taking care of your heating needs. It's also a thoughtful attempt to explain mankind’s age-old addiction for stacking wood and open fires. And it gives an intriguing view into a true Scandi-cultural phenomenon with facts, figures and ironic anecdotes to make it universally appealing. This U.S edition is the fully updated hardcover version of the dutch paperback which in our opinion misses out on the solid feel associated with this rustic subject.
ORIGINAL 550 PARACORD € 12,95 STRING THEORY. Cordage is one of the most useful items to carry and original 550 paracord is the fine choice to make. We stock only the crazy strong one, made by a 200 year old American, military certified company. Each cord exists of a tough 100% nylon outer layer with a core of seven thin strands which can be used individually if needed. It can pull an tremendous 250 kg and still be extremely flexible for all kinds of jobs that could span anything between replacing flimsy shoe laces, creating a drying line for your clothes or hoisting a heavy bear bag into a tree. Cord of this quality outlasts even the most vigorous among us.
SPYDERCO SQUEAK LIGHTWEIGHT PINK €89,95 PINK POWER. When we came across this little one we couldn’t resist it. This scaled-down knife has all the grown-up qualities you aspect to see from premium brand Spyderco. A full-flat-ground, corrosion resistance blade for a very fine cutting performance and worry free maintenance. The iconic 'spyderhole' enables you to open it one-handed. Soft contoured nylon scales with a reversible pocket clip. The pink stands out for a good course. A portion of the sales will be donated to Guardians Of The Ribbon, a charity organization supporting women who're battling with breast cancer. This element will make it an extra powerful edge to own.
AREAWARE BALANCING BLOCKS ROCK AND ROLL. Don't be surprised if your kid has to pry these rock shaped blocks out of grandpas hands too because he's not the only adult in the house that can't stop playing with them. These multi faceted Balancing Blocks by Areaware work extremely inviting and stimulates our creativity by making completely individual sculptures. Designed by New York studio Fort Standard to become more than just a wooden toy, they're harmonious warm and abstract works of art in solid oak. Packaged in a cotton drawstring bag with ten differently sized blocks which are adapted to each other in therms of shape so you can combine them endlessly.
BENCHMADE 940–1 PE OSBORNE DESIGN € 358,95 WORKING CLASS. Super slim, full carbon handle scales with blue anodized spacers...they lure you straight into a world of excellence. The stone washed blade has thump studs for a butter smooth deployment and a reversed tanto tip to give that incredible strong shape. Made of premium grade stainless steel and secured by a dependable AXIS lock. Comes with a parkerized pocket- clip which gains a personal patina overtime. Due all these high-end details you could almost forget this is one of the hardest working knives in the world, favored by seasoned pros as the ideal everyday carry blade that practically disappears in your pocket.
COBBER COOLING NECK WRAP € 17,95 WEAR IT, NO WORRIES. It's a fact, our summers have ever more record breaking temperatures to deal with that scorch our body. The answer to beat the heat comes from the continent that turned staying cool into an art form, Australia. Their Cobber works simple and effective. Just soak the wrap for about 30 minutes in water and place it around your neck. Now the gradually evaporating process can begin to create a delightful cooling that effects the whole body. The wrap is filled with crystallized silicon that can hold and evaporate water for up to three days. After use, just let it dry and you're ready to start this refreshing process allover again. No worries mate!
SOTO AEROMUG DOUBLE WALL TITANIUM € 46,95 LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION. Holding this gem in your hands feels a bit like holding the world cup. Japanese craftsmen must have taken extra pride in making it in mouth watering titanium, one of the lightest, strongest...hardest metals to work with. Double wall constructed to keep 450ml of your favorite beverage, soup or light meals hot or cold for much longer without retaining flavors or taste disturbing odors. And it prevents you from burning your lips on that early morning latté. Oke, it carries a pretty price tag but safes tons of world-polluting disposables over the years. At least, that's our social acceptable excuse for owning one, how about yours?
LARZAC SHEPHERDS KNIFE € 79,95 FRENCH CRACKER. A design drawn on decades of daily use by shepherds of the southern french Larzac region, a rock-littered, sun-beaten landscape with no mercy for a failing tool. Handmade in domestic harvested wood by 'artisan coutelier' Joél Canitrot and his team of fine craftsmen at the historic center of Millau. The handsomely curved handle ingrained in rural history proves to be one of the nicest to hold while it's slender, clip-point blade slices through all sorts but especially fruit, vegetables and cheese with precise ease. Secure rotating lock with solid top plate, great for cracking walnuts or other tasty treasures found in the field.
KARTENT € 69,95 SHORT STAY SHELTER. Certainly longer if you're hitting nice weather. This cardboard tent is glorious non-technical and creates a unconventional space to escape the crowded concrete jungle. Simple to assemble, fairly waterproof to survive a decent splash or two and provides a nice cool interior, even if an early morning sun is already scorching the landscape. Invented by a Dutch architectural student who was shocked by the amount of waste left behind at festivals. His award winning KarTent is lightweight, low-cost and recyclable to the last shred. Deliberately not build to last forever but meant for those shorter, surely long remembered, moments out there.
FLYING TENT € 295,- SINGLE MAN'S SANCTUARY. Designed by a small group of groundbreakers from Austria. Their Flying Tent has become the Swiss army knife of single-man shelters. It combines a comfy hammock, water and mosquito-proof shelter, a ground bivi and handy rain poncho, all in one lightweight package no larger than your average day-pack. Setting up camp is a no-brainer and cost less than 10 seconds to do so. The refreshing functional design, high spec details and fuss-free construction reveals a deep understanding of how things work in the field. This awarded, four season tent allows you to stay in close contact with nature while having less to care about.
TICKET TO THE MOON HAMMOCK € 39,95 LAIDBACK LUXURY. This must be one of the laziest forms of luxury to bring outside. Invented by an American backpacker who ended up in Bali. There he saw as first the potential of ultralight nylon used for parachutes and turned this lifesaving, silk-like fabric into a cozy hammock that's compact to carry and stays delightfully breathable under steaming hot conditions. Made by craftsmen in their own ethical-run factory from noting less than the best materials. These hammocks are the perfect retreat for putting your feet off the ground after a long day bouncing around the landscape. A real lifesaver when it comes to unpretentious chill-out living.
FALTOVN MARK 2 PORTABLE WOODSTOVE €649,- DUTCH HOT BOX. Everything you need for a heart warming fire fits inside this compact to carry wood burning stove from Harrie Leenders. Assembled in minutes and better controllable than open fires, it generates more heat with less wood to burn or smoke to create. Ideal for wind swept sites and campgrounds ruled by strict open-fire policies. The stove services great as a rustic cooking platform and works equally well for heating up classic-style tents and group shelters at chilly season camp-outs. Real Scandinavian quality, made in Holland and build to last. The original Faltovn doesn’t come cheap but gives much more than you ever had to put in.
AREAWARE URSA BEAR MINOR € 109,95 BEAR IN MIND. They can rip tree bark to ribbons with some of the mightiest paws walking our planet but rather roam the wild with a shy-ish tough without hurting a single twig. There's no denying, we admire bears for the natural authority they represent, so when came across the by David Weeks designed Ursa and Ursa Minor from New York based fantastic-stuff manufacturer Areaware we adopted them straight away. Made of solid beechwood limbs with a lasting internal frame of elastic-band muscles which make them practically impervious to breakage. An enduring wilderness icon that will withstand generations of unpolished play.
AREAWARE WINDSOCKS € 58,95 DESTINATION KNOWN. If you tend to travel where the wind steers you it's probably nice to know the direction it's blowing. Windsocks usually come in by stringent safety rules dictated colors but New York based company Areaware created three of them in a much more fun, free-time-friendly decor. Besides informing you about the wind speed and direction they're a great way to personalize your garden or campsite with their colorful appearance or mark that perfect spot at the beach. Made of feathery light, windproof nylon and comes in a compact bag for easy carry. Designed by Fredericks & Mae for the occasional/ constant wind stalker.
CANDY LAB DRIFTER € 49,95 BAD BOY. This vintage 4x4 is determent to hit the dirt, conquer unpaved paths and takes you on imaginary rides plotted on real living room carpets. The Drifter is created by Candy Lab, a small Brooklyn NY based company devoted to building the most awesome wooden cars ever. Vlad Dragusin is their co-founder and designer inspired by that late 60's modernist look. Made of solid beechwood with a durable urethane paint coat, metal parts, real rubber tires and it has a clever magnetic tow-hook. Holds up to the rigors of six-year-old driver with ease but the car is even more a design dim-sum for the playful explorer inside all of us.
TOYO STEEL CONTAINER € 24,95 JAPANESE DROPBOX. We may have lost our hunting part a bit but still are avid gatherers by nature. These sturdy yet far from heavy metal containers will help keep those treasured bits and pieces neat and organized. Made by Toyo, a decades old, Osaka based tool company with a likable stubbornness in bringing only highly practical goods in an understated design and lasting quality. The rounded off corners and scaled-down dimensions let them easily stash into tidy spaces which make them popular holdalls for numerous camping knickknacks, first-aid items, on-the-go tool sets or anything else we humans tend to pick up to stay on track.
WELTEVREE GUIDELIGHT € 98,- BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL. Indeed, 140 lumens gives you plentiful power to play with but there's another brightness that makes this nomadic light such a nice one. It user friendly design by Weltevree enables you to convert it from a warm ambient glow for that intimate evening atmosphere to a bright shining searchlight in a second, just rotate the bowl to the desired direction. The dimmable led lamp is easy to charge by micro- USB and provides ample energy for up to 10 hours at the high setting and even up to 150 hours at the low. Mobile, durable and incredible energy efficient is what makes this a handsome, highly versatile lantern to use, inside and out.
YRON GRILL €398,- FRYING SAUCER. Designed and build in Darmstad Germany in care-free cast iron. They've managed to bring it's weight down to a minimum which makes this functional sleek grill with vintage feel highly moveable. The width of the tray provides more than sufficient space to serve several hamburger-hungry guests at ones and enables you to use different heat zones, from a sizzling hot to a moderate warm. Therefor a complex height adjustment isn't needed anymore and creates this easy-to-pack profile. The incorporated handle let you carry it with confidence while three demountable legs in solid oak deliver a stable stand, even on less even surfaces.
WELTEVREE DUTCHTUB € 5495,- SUPER SOAKER. Water/ fire...they usually don't mix very well but designer Floris Schoonerbeek let them work peacefully together for one of the most iconic hot tubs out there. This playful bowl weights far less than expected , it's therefor easy to move and due it's practical, ergonomic shape a pure pleasure to bath in by up to four people. And you're finally freed of the hassle hot tubs are normally known for, no expensive electricity or gas bills, just wood to heat-up the tube coil which works like a natural water pump without moving parts. Durable and very low maintenance so all the attention can go to the fun this relaxed form of luxury will generate.
CANDY LAB PIONEER € 44,95 HONK HONK. Candy Lab is Americas fumiest automotive brand building some of the most awesome wooden cars ever. Vlad Dragusin is their co-founder and designer devoted to quality, his shrunken down car classics have a glamorous late '60s modernist look that today's cars don't touch. Their Pionier is the king of leisure. Made of solid beechwood with a strong urethane paint coat, metal parts, real rubber tires and a clever magnetic tow-hook. It holds up to the rigors of six-year-old driver with ease but the car is even more a design dim-sum that recalls memories rooted in roads once traveled so grownups are totally allowed to find it just as inviting.
PALOMAR HERE GLOBE € 35,95 GOING GLOBAL. Palomar is an generations old firm specialized in well designed functional items with a stylish twist only Italians can produce. Their Here Globe bridges the gap between 2-dimensional atlases and traditional globes. It starts as a flat surface which can be folded into a three-dimensional form with an inviting tactile texture. It is lightweight, stands on it's own so can be placed on a table, bookshelf or used as an intriguing conversation piece at home-comming parties. It's thick, paper-like material is even 'pinnable' to show off your travel achievements. The Here Globe shows us the world as it suite be, simple and sophisticated.
KINDLING CRACKER € 99,- NO KIDDING CRACKER. How to cut an armload of kindling in no-time without wearing yourself out? 13 year old Kiwi-kit Ayla Hutchinson cracked the code by placing the wood on top of a wedge instead of attacking it with a scary sharp axe. Just drive the wood down by hitting it with an ordinary hammer until the piece splits in half. Repeat the process to create easy to lit, thump-thick fire sticks. The stable base-ring has bolt holes for permanent attachment or use it as a moveable tool at the campsite. Made in Australia of forever lasting cast iron. This straightforward, maintenance free wood splitter works even better than advertized.
TEEMU JARVI ART WORKS TEEMU'S THEME. There's a lifelong love for nature sensible in the his work, a deep felt connection with the unspoiled power and tranquility of the Finnish forest. Teemu Jarvi is one of Finland’s most acclaimed artist and creates seemingly effortless images with traditional Asian tools. His work is a testament of true craftsmanship, inspired by first-hand experiences and transports us from a hectic urban life to the soothing calm of the fast northern wilderness. We bring a collection based on Teemu's ink illustrations that includes nature-themed prints and products. All made in Finland of [what else?] sustainable, high-quality materials.
CANDY LAB CANOE CANOE CANDY. A solid block of natural beechwood, skillfully shaped, sanded and painted to become a minimalist canoe, that leisure time classic and carrier of countless camp-out memories. It has a strong rare earth magnet embedded so it clings to anything metal or to the rooftop of our funky Candy Lab cars like the Drifter, Woodie and Pioneer. A suitable gift for yourself and of course for all those friends still battling with a blank facing fridge door.
WELTEVREE FIELD CHAIR € 198,- CAMBIUM COMFORT. A clear constructed design based on a time-tested rural classic made in durable dutch larche to last for decades. After dealing with the daily grind there's probably no better place to crash in than this modern rustic field chair from outside oriented brand Weltevree. Toasting your toes by a cozy crackling fire, all curled-up in the comfort of a luxurious sheepskin we offer as an separate option. Collapsible in seconds for compact storage and ease of transport. The folks at Weltevree are know to be fond on functional details so there's a handy loop at the back to hang it on a wall, preferably at a dry spot for longtime winter pauses.
WELTEVREE SHEEP SKIN € 79,- WELLNESS WOOL. Sheep certainly have Mother Nature at their side when it comes to the ultimate in warmth isolation. Their gorgeous thick, wooly skin is one of the nicest to crawl in after a long day pampering all and everybody except yourself. And it's roomy size forms a perfect pair with our Weltevree Field Chair. These 1st grade skins come from sheep grazing the green fields of Texel, a comforting thought on it's own.
THE BOOK OF SHED TINY TIMBER DOMAIN. Forget those dull middle-aged men, tinkering in old rickety structures. This typical backyard hideaway is revitalized by a new breed of 'shedies'...creatives, dreamers, entrepreneurs and this tactile hardcover printed in a lovely vintage how-to-manual style is their bible. Inside you'll find a ton of inspiration to create your own tiny timber domain, combining practical thinking with first hand building knowledge. Written by British Shed Of The Year award winner Joel Bird, he displays it all in some of his most distinctive shed case studies. It's the perfect fire-side read, whether you're a humble newbie or already seasoned 'shed-head'.
CABIN PORN € 32,50 HANDMADE HOME. A group of friends preserved a plot in the dense forest of Upstate New York and started a website called Cabin Porn as a scrapbook to collect inspiration for their upcoming building projects. As the collection grew the site struck a hidden nerve nation wide, which has now grown into a international audience of millions. This hardcover edited by site initiator Zach Klein shows a selection of the best images from all over the world of remarkable handmade hideaways, mostly situated at idyllic rural settings. Including interior photography, portrays of the owners and how-to advice for setting up your own quiet space somewhere.
TINY HOUSES € 19,95 TOUCHED BY TINY. The tiny house movement is fueled by a deep felt wish to live with less and ignited a mental shift in our by over-consumption driven society. Still sparse but unmistakable signs of this shift are starting to show up in our landscape, beautiful miniature, cottage like homes, not seldom build by the owners in sustainable materials to minimize their ecological footprint. This inspirational hardcover displays Dutch and Belgium forerunners in this field. They invite us in their homes, share experiences and give their best tips & tricks on how to live on the square meter and create less financial ties resulting in more personal peace and freedom.
ONAK ORIGAMI CANOE € 1295,- ADVENTURE MAGNET. ONAK is an origami dream boat that attracts your desire to explore one of natures best playgrounds. Made of a ultra stiff and buoyant material that can be folded into a durable two-person canoe in less than 20 minutes. Handling the canoe is a breeze, it's fast and stable, keeps the momentum very well and is a delight to maneuver. You can start your adventure pretty much anywhere, just by folding it into a box-like shape which can be tossed in even the tiniest Japanese taxi with ease. If origami is considered to be the highest form of folding art, than this ONAK must be one of the most enjoyable ways to float into the tranquility of nature.
TENTSILE STINGRAY € 695,- TENTSILE SMILE. This creation clearly comes from an architects mind. Alex Shirley Smith boyhood dream was to build a lightweight shelter in the thick of the forest with as little footprint as possible. So he took the concept of a tent to a whole new level of fun by lifting it up from the ground. It only takes 15 minutes to get a Tensile suspended between 3 trees and can be used on locations no other tent can: over snowy, rocky or uneven ground, above steep terrain or even small gorges and streams. The most ordinary spots will be transformed into the coolest places on earth, especially for kids which turns their parents instantly into the coolest creatures living on it.
WOODCUT MEMORY GAME € 17,95 GRAIN SPOTTING. Nothing more impressive than the might of a tall tree and Conneticut based artist Bryan Nash Gill reminds us why. This intelligent designed memory game is based on his bestselling book 'Woodcut' which you can find at our Read section and offers twenty-six distinctive woodcut prints in fifty-two pairs. Set on high-pressed cardboard plates and nested in a handsome keepsake box to spice-up your bookshelf. The displayed arboreal rings come to life in exquisite detail to challenge the mind, they make you respect these wooden wonders even more and beautifies your dinning room table while doing so.
AREAWARE SUNSET KITE € 42,95 AIR CRAFT. Ad some bright color contrast to a clear blue sky and study wind speed and dynamics in one fluent motion. American fantastic-stuff brand Areaware teamed up with creative Brooklin couple Frederics & Mea to deliver that and lots of fun. Their Sunset Kite is made in ultra light wear-proof, tear-proof nylon and has a well balanced, simple to set up delta shape to provide easy controlled rides in the sky. A good length of string and handy winder comes included to get you ready when fair wind and weather urges you outside.
AREAWARE DYMAXION FOLDING GLOBE €14,95 FULLER'S FUTURE. American forward thinker Buckminster Fuller patented in 1946 a unique map of our earth. One without any breaks in the continental contours or other visible distortion of the landmasses shapes and sizes. The project was dubbed The Dymaxion Projection and hand drawn by architect/ cartographer Shoji Sadado in 1954. This folding globe represents earth in two magical ways, as a flattened layout or a three dimensional geometric form. Designer Brendan Ravenhill brought the concept up to date and New York based brand Areaware transformed it into a great little gift for globe enthusiast travelers.
TYPICAL TINDER STICKS €4,50 BUNDLE OF JOY. We don't like campfires...we utterly love them and searched for a simple way to get them fired-up. Typical Tinder Sticks are made of old pine tree stumps which are soaked with a natural resin to a choc-a-bloc 80%. For ages this wood is known as 'fatwood' and provides inhabitants of the Honduras Highlands with a tinder that's is extremely easy to lit, burns long, hot and can be stored for years. It's one of Mother Nature nicest method to start a fire, all without having to use strange named chemicals with noxious fumes to harm our environment. One bundle of Typical Tinder Sticks will give a joyful start of at least a dozen roaring fires.
TICKET TO THE MOON SLACKLINE €79,50 AND LIFT OFF!! No rocket science needed here to get your site launched into a balancing act playground. The slackline from Bali based backpacker brand Ticket To The Moon makes it almost to easy. Just find two firmly rooted trees to thigh the 15m industrial grade webbing line in between. The kit also includes a sound Ellington tensioning system, a couple of tree hugging slings to help you get it attached securely and two thick felt-padded straps to keep a sensitive tree bark safe from digging-in. Estimated time to get your feet freed from the earth, start counting...five...four...
UCO BEHEMOTH STORMPROOF SWEETFIRE FIRESTARTER 9-PACK €19,95 FIRE GIANT. Already pleased by the way UCO's Sweetfire Tinder Match Points eased-up our fire making method. Now they came up with a much beefier, more powerful version which could set a whole campsite ablaze! UCO uses a fibrous sugarcane by-product called Bagasse as environmentally friendly fuel. The Behemoth Stormproof Firestarter has, just like it's smaller version, a convenient strickeable tip, it burns for the fair length of 15 minutes and once ignited is hard to extinguish by heavy winds, plashes of water or scoops of sand. Nine sticks are stacked into a neat tin container for transport and long therm storage.
ANOTHER ESCAPE MAGAZINE - WILDERNESS VOLUME 9 €16,,- TREASURE TROVE. Another Escape is an independent outdoor magazine which taps into the creative culture of a new breed of explorers. Pure, passionate people in alluring landscapes with intriguing ideas and personal stories. A tastefully presented source of inspiration for those who seek a considered lifestyle by encouraging an optimistic, forward-thinking mindset. Co-initiator Jody Danton is one of the talented forces behind the pages and frequently photographing for the thoroughly researched content. Bi-annually published on high quality, uncoated paper, printed in vegetable inks. These volumes are destined to become valued re-readers gracing your bookshelf.
STUDIO DANZO LANDSCAPE VOLCANO €58,- FAVORITE VIEW. Let your mind wander-off for awhile when dealing with the daily grind, to recall well traveled moments which could already feel kinda lost in time. These by landscape inspired die-cast sculptures will help you focus on these thoughts and keep your workspace neat and organized at the same time. Designed by Taiwan-based Studio Danzo, their view on nature is a reductive one, to create utilitarian items with an adventurous tough. These compact, bare aluminum boxes work like wondrous magnets for all those bits and pieces which are notoriously plaguing your desk -and oddly so your peace of mind.
TEEMU JARVI WOOLEN BLANKET €119,- UNDERCOVER. Woolen blankets can trace back their roots to yesteryear camps and pioneer cabins. A must-have item when autumn winds blows and winter cold is creeping up from the north. This one helps fending off that early morning damp or late evening chill by a sumptuous thick, soft to tough, pure new wool and has a subtle conifer motif directly woven into it's fabric. Designed by acclaimed Finnish artist Teemu Jarvi as part of his wilderness inspired prints collection. This quality boasting blanket services as a snuggle-up in a forest, it silences your moves so you can absorb the sound of whistling leaves and feel more connected with nature.
WELTEVREE WHEELBENCH OAK / ACCOYA €695,- / €795,- ROLL ON. Leave it to late 19th century large estate owners to came up with clever, comfortable goods. This is one of their handiest, it creates a restful site wherever wanted and can be simply wheeled around to cover acres of inherited ground. Designer Rogier Martens snatched up this nearly forgotten classic and gave it a lean, late 20th century look. And dutch outdoor brand Weltevree added the choice of two types of wood, archetypical Oak and Accoya. The latter is a FSC sourced wood, environmentally friendly treated by a patented process to make it rot resistant for a certain 50 years, ample time to get it handed down to the next generation.
DOPPER INSULATED GREY € 29,95 KEEP IT COOL. Getting caught in a face-freezing cloud burst or find yourself booked for an outdoory weekend in the middle of WIFI nowhere? Just keep breathing and this well insulated bottle close at your side. Dopper lined their dual functional bottle with a stainless steel vacuum-sealed double-wall to keep your Java hot from dawn until dark. Cold beverages stay chilled for even 24 hours. Dopper water bottles are easy to use, clean, carry...and easy on the eyes! The insulated silicon sealed cap prevents temperature loss and messy, mood-spoiling leaks. Made of dishwasher safe and cradle-to-cradle certified materials at silver level.
WELTEVREE OUTDOOROVEN €795,- RUST ASURRED. That tactile golden brown texture can crumble even the hardiest types of steel to a fading dust...not so Corten! This bare surfaced metal forms an protective oxidized layer shortly after being installed outside, enduring years of seasonal change while gradually gaining ever more character. Designed by Dick van Hoff for dutch brand Weltevree. After thoroughly testing several prototypes Dick found the sweet spot between fire effectiveness and user friendlessness. This understated styled Outdooroven does more than burning wood, it caters rustic cooked meals spiced with cozy togetherness for an outstandingly long time.
HUBS GEODESIC DOME KIT €127,- NO BRAINER. A box filled with clever engineered parts to take complexity out of a job that could easily become a mind boggling mishmash. The geodesic dome is one of mankind’s most versatile inventions! Popularized in the mid 50s by American forward-thinker Buckminster Fuller as a proven rigid structure for anything between kids playhouses to scientific polar shelters. The Hubs system is all about the angle-adaptable joints in weatherproof polymer, they snap simply together to let you build your own durable geodesic dome, quick and easy without a single headache.
WELTEVREE COOKBOOK €19,95 FLOODED WITH FLAVOR. Once started reading, there’s no stopping the drooling! This book with ingenious safety-match-striking-patch-cover is filled with recipes created especially to optimize the meal preparing potential of your Weltevree Outdooroven. This is clearly not an ordinary cookbook but an easy-to-understand reference for cooking outdoors and enjoying tasty dishes made with pure, simple ingredients. Chef Jeroen van Werven developed a wide range of cook, bake, pop and grill recipes in tune with our seasons, from summer to summer. Lavishly illustrated to kick off what a pleasant effort and a crackling fire could lead to.
BE DESIGN DEER SHELF OAK €2700- AMAZING GRACE. Opening the protective wooden keepsake case is entering a new level of fine Finnish furniture. Inside an airy formed object inspired by the majestic wild deer of the north. Made in selected solid oak and perfect for storing books, magazines and much treasured small items, or on it's own as an impressive piece of wall art which will gain a warm, honey-tone patina overtime. Designed by and meticulously crafted for BEdesign, a small firm founded by sisters Bette and Cilla Eklund, together they grew up surrounded by unspoiled nature which is reflected in their taste for tactile geometric designs like this instantly iconic Deer Shelf.
OPTIMUS SVEA 123 R STOVE €159,- FIRMLY ROOTED. It lacks most in-vogue features modern camp stoves come with so why should you bother? Entirely build in beautiful brass, the compact Optimus Svea 123R stove have remained practically unchanged since decades and due it's down-to-earth dependability still much relied on by calculating globetrotters. Runs efficiently on unleaded gasoline [benzine] and features a finely adjustable burner head with enough heat to handle freeze dried rations to cast iron cookware. And it's overall stability keeps you happy at any altitude, from sunny sea level plains to icy alpine peaks.
TEEMU JARVI + VICTORINOX €12,- to €70,- TWO BECOME ONE. Ink-illustrating artist Teemu Jarvi teamed-up with Swiss cool-tool manufacturer Victorinox to give their pocketknives a stylish touch only his Finnish talent can provide. Choose from six different models, each depicting a distinct northern wilderness theme. All come with polar white polymer scales carrying a conifer motif on the backside. Depending on the model, these knives are loaded with clever thought-tout features needed to fix the unforeseen, pass the same duteous inspections like the regular red one's and come backed by satisfying Swiss warranty. A pocket-sized savior that made you wonder...how on earth I've ever managed to roam without one.