Blu Foms are custom kicks made as a collaboration between Fila and Core77. Individually numbered (there are only going to be 300 pairs) and handmade in Italy, youâ€™re guaranteed to have a unique set of shoes. The Blu Fom â€œallows you to keep it real and show respect for the old-skoll, even if the last foam you touched was on a cappuccinoâ€.
ColorWare, a company made famous by its colorizing of the usually monotone Apple product line, it now moving into the mobile arena with their Sidekick3 color customization service. With 3 customizable areas and 28 colors to choose from, youâ€™re sure to have one unique little device after ColorWare gets its hands on it. P. Hilton, eat your heart out.
The problem with doing it yourself is that you often need quite a bit of space and a bunch of really expensive tools to get the job done right. Not everyone has a dynamometer in their backyard for measuring horsepower or a laser cutter for cranking out that prototype youâ€™ve been working on. TechShop aims to fix all that with their open access public workshop. Described as â€œa fully-equipped open-access workshop and creative environment that lets you drop in any time and work on your own projects at your own pace. It is like a health club with tools and equipment instead of exercise equipmentâ€¦a Kinkoâ€™s for geeksâ€; TechShop is open to everyone regardless of age or skill level. Theyâ€™ve even got classes available if youâ€™ve always been dying to try out airbrushing or building your own custom motorcycle. With an extensive equipment list and numerous available classes, TechShop is sure to be the in the dreams of techies everywhere.