Top 5 Luxury Christmas Gifting Ideas for the Tech SavvyDecember 12, 2009
Imagine sending emails from an integrated computer from the comfort of your sofa. The Athena sofa boasts an iPod/iPhone dock, MP3 player connectivity via a wireless connection over the 2.4GHz radio signal, an 8″ subwoofer and a quartet of loudspeaker. This geeky luxury comes at a hefty price though. Enjoy this stylish fusion of furniture and multimedia at $15,000
Nottage Glass Billiards Table
This newly designed see through billiards table by Craig Nottage is said to surpass normal billiard playing. The surface creates a stunning ‘floating on air’ effect as balls glide smoothly and quietly. A great addition to the family game room at $25,150
Said to be the world’s most expensive IPod Touch, this one of a kind gadget has 149 grams of 22 carat gold with the hallmark Apple logo made from 53 shiny VVS1, colour F diamonds. The outer section of the iPod has 300 diamonds, the main navigation button has 12 diamonds which surround a single cut pink diamond of 2.1 carat. The diamond studded masterpiece designed by Katherine Hughes comes in a box made from white lacquered wood, with inners made from Porsche Nappa leather. The Ultimate in luxury at $ 233,000.
Splashed in Hermès’ trademark orange or brown , this top of the line Leica M7 Edition Hermès camera is the second product born from the collaboration with the Parisian fashion house. The 35mm camera comes in a silk-lined box finished with an Atelier Hermès matching leather strap. With only 200 models made in the world, this unique gift is priced at $14,000.
Eco-Friendly Bamboo Asus Laptop
Bamboo is one of the hottest eco products on the market, particularly for interior design projects like floors and cabinets. Lately there’s been a rise in bamboo gadgets though, like the stunning 14″ Asus EcoBook. It touts biodegradable bamboo around the mousepad, keyboard, and on the exteriors. Save the environment while communicating with style at $4,500.