Dagnabbit! Once again architects have something cool for which there is no industrial design analog, inspiring jealousy. London-based architects Ian Flood and Chris Prosser founded Skyline Chess, a company that produces chess sets where the pieces are iconic London buildings. Now they've just Kickstarted an NYC edition:
As a native New Yorker, I have to say that Britons though they may be, Flood and Prosser have totally nailed which building should be which piece:
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The New York sets start at USD $91 and will be ready by September. At press time the campaign had been successfully funded with $14,445 pledged on a $12,632 goal.