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Phone-Brella Is a Hands-Free Umbrella

Phone-Brella Is a Hands-Free Umbrella

Trying to do anything while holding an umbrella to stay dry is downright impossible, but it doesn't have to be thanks to Korean company kt Design and the Phone-brella. The name is terrible, but the premise is sound. Replace the standard handle on an umbrella with a large, comfort...

Brooklinen: The Sheets You Need

Brooklinen: The Sheets You Need

Great sleep starts with great sheets. That’s why our friends at Brooklinen have crafted a set of sheets that will make your whole bed feel like the cool side of the pillow. They’re a team of sheet experts that cut out the middleman and put their products through a rigorous R&D process to ensure the optimal balance of quality, comfort, and affordability. You can mix and match their sheets to make your bed look as good as it feels. Plus, as a Cool Material reader, you can get $15 off your first purchase with code COOLMATERIAL.

Papagayo Skinny Knife

Papagayo Skinny Knife

Like the standard Papagayo Pocket Knife before it, this Skinny version eschews elaborate details and unnecessary add-ons in favor of a simple design. But while simple, it’s far from boring. The single 420 stainless steel blade is titanium-coated and holstered in a sleek, minima...

Limited Edition Star Wars Pens by Cross

Limited Edition Star Wars Pens by Cross

Cross has been making high-end writing instruments since the 1800s, and they’re so good at it that everything carries a lifetime mechanical guarantee. What originally started with just the manufacture of pencil casings has evolved into fountain pens, ballpoint pens and now, thi...

Interconnectable Tents From POD Tents

Interconnectable Tents From POD Tents

POD Tents are a whole new way to tent camp. Designed to sleep 4 (POD Mini) or 8 (POD Maxi), each POD is made of ripstop polyester with taped seams and designed to assemble into its own tent very easily. The revolutionary part of each of the units is that they can all be interconn...

Grovemade Bottle Opening Key Ring

Grovemade Bottle Opening Key Ring

Grovemade is a workshop in Portland, Oregon, that handcrafts beautiful products from quality materials. They've done desk trays with wood, aluminum and cork. They've done monitor stands and mouse pads with pen holders. They've even done iPad and laptop sleeves with wood and wool....

Laguiole Open Spaces Knife

Laguiole Open Spaces Knife

There’s a world of adventure out there, just make sure you’re equipped before exploring it. The Laguiole Open Spaces Knife is designed for those who run toward the wilderness. The semi-serrated blade and the folding saw are crafted to handle tough cuts other pocket knives can...

KeySmart - A Better Way to Carry Your Keys

KeySmart - A Better Way to Carry Your Keys

When your keys announce your entrance minutes before you walk in the room, you have a mess on your hands. Ditch the jangling keychain that feels so uncomfortable in your pocket and get KeySmart. The slim key organizer is similar in design to a Swiss Army knife, with the keys tuck...

The Flashlight With a Built-In Flask

The Flashlight With a Built-In Flask

When you think about things that you need to spend any amount of time in the wilderness, a flashlight with multiple beam settings and a compass are considered essential. While we're not going to say that a flask, shotglasses and a bottle opener are essential, they can definitely ...

Tanner Goods Stowaway Boot Bag

Tanner Goods Stowaway Boot Bag

Our favorite pair of boots has gotten us through everything from the glaciers of Alaska to mountain ranges in Germany we still can't pronounce, but damn if they're not a pain to travel with. You can stuff them with as many pairs of socks or boxers as you want, but there's still t...