Road Rebel Orders are racing in for the Tesla Roadster—a 100-percent electric sports car that goes from 0 to 60 mph in less than four seconds. The winner of a 2008 Gold International Design Excellence Award, this stylish model has a range of more than 200 miles on a single charge. From $109,000; visit http://www.teslamotors.com
Dive Buddy The Master Compressor Diving Pro Geographic, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s
new top-of-the-line dive watch, features a revolutionary depth gauge sensor capable of measuring depths from 0 to 80 meters. The grade-five titanium case is designed to withstand 1,000-meter depth pressures and the watch offers excellent readability thanks to oversized numerals. From $21,850; visit http://www.jaeger-lecoultre.com/dive
Movies on Demand Who hasn’t wanted their own R2-D2 robot? NIKKO America’s new R2-D2 DVD Digital Projector displays movies on your wall or ceiling and integrates with game systems such as PlayStation 2 and Wii. A built-in CD/DVD player, speakers, memory card and USB ports and an iPod dock give the little fellow full A/V capabilities. If only he could fetch the popcorn. $2,900. Visit http://www.nikkor2d2.com
HOME&DESIGN, published bi-monthly by Homestyles Media Inc., is the premier magazine of architecture and fine interiors for the Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia region.
The company also publishes an annual H&D Sourcebook of ideas and resources for homeowners and professionals alike. H&D Chesapeake Views is published bi-annually and showcases fine home design and luxury living in and around the Chesapeake Bay.
The H&D Portfolio of 100 Top Designers spotlights the superior work of selected architects, interior designers and landscape architects in major regions of the US.