Robb Design Portfolio: Power Puff

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Designing a metal pipe that does not burn a smoker’s hand may not be as challenging as making a 16-cylinder engine that generates 987 hp, but it is an engineering feat nonetheless. When Integral Logistics, a Sunrise, Fla., company, secured the rights to create Bugatti smoking accessories in 2000, its executives wanted to offer humidors, lighters, and other items that were as striking as the Bugatti Veyron that Volkswagen was then developing, but not as potentially hazardous as a 250 mph supercar. For the aluminum-bodied pipe, Integral fashioned an acrylic bowl lined with industrial ceramic that insulates the bowl and keeps the metal cool. The cedar humidor, which holds 100 cigars and measures 18.5 inches wide, 13 inches long, and 6 inches deep, is covered with 15 coats of lacquer that protect the wood as well as the humidor itself preserves its contents.

The limited-edition distillation pays tribute to the Norse god Odin…
The spirit distinguishes itself by employing Japanese ingredients and techniques…
Photo by Jeff Elkins
The cigar combines an Ecuadoran wrapper with Honduran and Dominican filler tobaccos…
Worldwide talents are leaving their marks at a Provençal winery.
A special barrel of Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon stunned the wine world when it sold for $260,000...
Only 250 cases of the Montecristo Grupo de Maestros Private Batch will be released…
FREE PREVIEW: The Masseto 2011 Toscana is among Robb Report’s 2015 Best of the Best selections…
FREE PREVIEW: The Mortlach 25 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky​ is among Robb Report’s 2015 Best...
The special release contains a blend of Cognacs aged for up to 35 years…
The 23-year-old scotch won a Best in Show award at the 2015 San Francisco World Spirits Competition…