Leo Davie

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.

BLCKCHRM Goods

Though stealth is a characteristic we seldom need to exhibit at GPMD towers, this isn’t to say that we aren’t impressed when we encounter…

Rossling & Co Watches

There’s something about an ultra-thin watch that appeals to us here at The Coolector but, for the most part, they are the realm of…

Bold City Brewery

Any brewery responsible for a beer that goes by the name of Mad Manatee is definitely alright in our book and when you consider…

Pencil Stylus

Though we seldom have a need to jot down anything on our iPads here at Coolector headquarters, we’re definitely interested in finding a great…

Comic Collage by Mike Alcantara

Collages, when done well, really do impress and as lovers of old school comics here at The Coolector, it’s of little wonder that these…

Diminish & Ascend

We couldn’t be much further removed from being artwork connoisseurs here at Coolector HQ but, like most people, we are in a position of…

Jake Parker Drawings

A skilled illustrator will immediately find themselves in the good graces of The Coolector and we’ve found another one to add to our annuls…

Old Salt Merchants

Though we have little need for “nautical provisions” here in our landlocked Coolector Headquarters, we can certainly appreciate them heartily nonetheless and we’ve been…

Bolt

Running out of juice on your mobile phone may not, in the grand scheme of things, be much of a big deal but when…

WWI in Colour

Photography is a magical thing, capturing moments in time which, without the presence of a camera would have gone undocumented and unremembered. World War…

El Curiot Street Art

I’m not going to lie, I know very little of the exceptional artwork of El Curiot beyond the fact he carries it out on…

The Hivernant Hatchets

With the brilliant introduction to his wares of “A MODERN FIELD GUIDE FOR THE NORTHERN MAN – EVEN THE BEARDLESS ONES.”  it’s difficult not to…

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Burn Rubber x New Balance 577

New Balance are a shoemaker that harks back to The Coolector’s youth and it is a brand that we have a particular soft spot…

Ucon & 8Bar Bicycle

There are occasions, every now and then, when you come across something that physically makes you stop what you’re doing and give your full…

Climate Clock

The number of times The Coolector has been soaked by the sudden onset of showers through our inability to effectively utilise the sluggish weather…

The Prohibition Series Beer

The Prohibition era is, without question, one that we here at The Coolector wish we were around to see because, God knows, we love…

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Nomos Glashütte Lux Watch

Nomos Glashütte are a watchmaker that have been on our radar here at Coolector HQ for quite some time now but we’ve yet to…

Nomadic Furniture

Tackling the great outdoors is an extremely rewarding and worthwhile endeavour but it can also be a devilishly tiring affair to trek through woodland…