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EVAN ORENSTEN

Evan Orensten

LEXUS
CARS
COUPES
LC500
TEST DRIVES
HAWAII
SPORTSCARS
AUTO
Test Drive: Lexus LC 500
The Lexus LC 500 is the production version of the LF-LC (Lexus Future-Luxury Coupe) concept unveiled in 2012, and it looks even better (and still fresh) in street-ready form, busting out of any previously held design stereotypes. Striking outside and...
GEORG JENSEN
BARWARE
WINE
DRINKS
BAR
DESIGN
DECOR
ART DECO
DENMARK
Georg Jensen's "Manhattan" Collection
Inspired by Art Deco design from 1920s New York City, iconic brand Georg Jensen's new Manhattan Collection is made up of decadent yet sophisticated pieces for cocktail and wine enthusiasts. From a champagne bowl to a cocktail shaker and bottle...
PHOTO BOOKS
BOOKS
INTERVIEWS
PHOTOGRAPHY
CHINA
PHOTOGRAPHERS
TASCHEN
BOOK EDITORS
NSFW
"Ren Hang" Celebrates the Chinese Photographer's Work
Shooting on film, photographer Ren Hang captures his friends in trees and rivers in the woods, in his apartment and on the roofs of buildings in Beijing, all providing an escape from the imposing world around him and breaking from a pervasive Chinese...
HEADPHONES
LUZLI
EARPHONES
MAISON ET OBJET
TECA TECHNOLOGIES
TECH ACCESSORIES
Luzli's Roller MK1 Hand-Crafted Headphones
Many attributes factor into decision-making about headphones. Sound quality must always remain high on the list, but for those who oftentimes find the bulkiness of headphones an issue, the Luzli Roller MK1 has a pretty innovative solution. These...
DESIGN
CHAIRS
JIM KRANTZ PROJECTS
MID CENTURY MODERN
FURNITURE
DECOR
SUPREME
PHOTOGRAPHY
Jim Krantz Projects' The Way Of The West Collection
Collaborating with LA-based furniture design company Modernica, photographer Jim Krantz has taken his enthralling images of western landscapes and cowboys and applied them to an entirely new medium. Blending Krantz's signature style with mid-century...
THE GRID GAME
GAMES
PUZZLES
DOMINOES
TABLETOP GAMES
TOYS
KICKSTARTER
Tabletop Games' The Grid Game
With 88 three-dimensional hexagonal tiles, The Grid Game is a strategic board game unlike any other. The rules of game play make reference to a few other favorites, but as far as an aesthetically-driven tabletop competition this is entirely unique...
FORD
FORDHUB
WESTFIELD
ELENA FORD
OCULUS
WESTFIELD WORLD TRADE CENTER
AUTO DESIGN
AUTOMOBILES
MICHELE SILVESTRI
INTERVIEWS
Exploring FordHub at Westfield World Trade Center
NYC's Oculus, known officially as Westfield World Trade Center, might seem like an unlikely place for Ford's experiential retail space, but defying expectation is exactly what the auto brand is going for as they transition to being a mobility company...
CES
CES2017
SQUARE PANDA
IPADS
TABLETS
LEARNING TOOLS
SPELLING TOOLS
PHONICS
TOYS
KIDS
GAMES
Language and Reading Encouragement from the Square Panda Playset
Anyone with a young child understands first-hand their attraction to technology and their innate ability to use it. Square Panda has tapped into this connection and delivered a physical playset to accompany an iPad (and Android tablets soon) along...
RANGE ROVER
RANGE ROVER REBORN
SALON RTROMOBILE 2017
AUTOMOBILES
AUTO DESIGN
CARS
CLASSIC CARS
SUVS
Range Rover Reborn at Salon Rétromobile 2017
From the Bahama gold colorway to the 3528cc V8 Petrol Carburetor Zenith-Stromberg 175CD type engine, the Range Rover debuting at this year's Salon Rétromobile is a statement piece. It's not new, however. It will be one of 10 factory-restored 1978...
MINNESOTA
THE GREAT NORTHERN FESTIVAL
SAINT PAUL
MINNEAPOLIS
WINTER FESTIVALS
WINTER SPORTS
TWIN CITIES
Minnesota's The Great Northern Festival
With average temperatures well below freezing during January and February, neither of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota may not seem like an ideal vacation destination. And yet, this couldn't be further from the truth as...
WATCHES
SIHH
SALON INTERNATIONAL DE LA HAUTE HORLOGERIE GENVE
WRISTWATCHES
TIMEPIECES
WATCH DESIGN
Six New Wristwatches Pushing The Craft Forward
After years of uncertainty and dipping sales in the luxury watch industry, optimism appears to be running high again. The troubles faced by wristwatch brands—some triggered by smartwatches and wearables flooding consumer feeds—were due in no part to...
DIGITSOLE
CES
CES 2017
INSOLES
HEATED INSOLES
FOOTWEAR
WINTER SPORTS
Digitsole's Warm Series
Many know the comfort and support benefits of insoles but French start-up Digitsole has gone above and beyond with their recently released "Warm Series." The brand's founder has been developing heated insoles for a decade, but this latest iteration...
CADILLAC
ESCALA
CONCEPT CARS
CARS
LUXURY
MATERIAL DESIGN
INTERIOR DESIGN
AUTO
Inside Cadillac's Escala Concept Car
When it debuted at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Élegance, Cadillac's Escala concept marked their third and final statement in a five-year trilogy of concept cars celebrating expressions of the journey (the Ciel), the drive (the El Miraj) and the...
STAR WARS
DRONES
BATTLE DRONES
HIGH PERFORMANCE DRONES
MODELS
Star Wars Propel Battle Drones
It's safe to say that the last few weeks have been very good for "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" and, entirely unrelated, drone sales. Images of and from the latter filled up social media post-holidays as new owners tested out what can be called...
CANNABIS
MARIJUANA
CANNABIS CULTURE
HOME
HOME GARDENING
MEDICAL MARIJUANA
GARDENING
LEAF Cannabis Home Growing System
As marijuana continues to be legalized across the United States and Canada and "cannbiz" is rapidly growing from lotions and potions to edibles and more, the range of products, services and information available to consumers is growing at a frenetic...
JOEY ROTH
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
SPEAKERS
HOME DECOR
ELECTRONICS
CERAMICS
CERAMIC SPEAKERS
DESIGN
DESIGNERS
INTERVIEWS
Interview: Joey Roth on His Ceramic Towers
Industrial designer Joey Roth has been thinking about his just-released, minimal ceramic towers for some time—even before his subwoofer, he tells us, which was over three years ago. The final execution is a grand, sculptural creation measuring...
ONE DROP
SCIENCE
MEDICINE
DIABETES MANAGEMENT
IOS APPS
ANDROID APPS
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
DATA SCIENCE
ONE DROP MOBILE
ONE DROP TODAY
JEFF DACHIS
ONE DROP CHROME
New Products From Diabetes Management Platform One Drop
For anyone not familiar with One Drop, it's a platform that's made addressing diabetes more transparent. The data-driven service allows users to connect the dots between their consumption habits and glucose levels, its app acting as a log of daily...
JAPAN
OSAKA
TRAVEL GUIDES
CHRIS ROWTHORN
LONELY PLANET
INSIDE OSAKA
INSIDE KYOTO
TRULY TOKYO
CITY GUIDES
Chris Rowthorn's Inside Osaka Travel Guide
"Osaka is usually forgotten by people who rush to visit Tokyo and Kyoto," longtime travel writer Chris Rowthorn explains to CH. "But it's got a flavor all its own and it's always a pleasant surprise to those who visit: it's cheaper and more approachable...
ELECTRIC CARS
CARS
AUTO
JAGUAR
JAGUAR I-PACE
SUVS
CONCEPT CARS
VR
Jaguar I-PACE Electric Performance SUV Concept
Jaguar, never shy about launching its vehicles, debuted the I-PACE, their first electric model, in an elaborate live VR and video experience with 66 people participating in LA and London. The production version of the performance SUV concept will be...
TEST DRIVES
LINCOLN
LUXURY CARS
AMERICAN CARS
LINCOLN CONTINENTAL
CARS
LINCOLN MOTOR COMPANY
Test Drive: 2017 Lincoln Continental
We’ve had the opportunity of being among the first to follow the new Continental’s journey—from its concept reveal to a design studio visit and its official début at the North American Auto Show in Detroit. We were likewise among the first to get behind...
HEADSPACE
ANY PUDDICOMBE
MEDITATION
MINDFULNESS
SELF HELP
BOOKS
GUIDE BOOKS
QUANTIFIABLE SELF
INTERVIEWS
MEDITATION APPS
The Headspace Guide to Meditation + Mindfulness
There's something quite surreal about interviewing someone who speaks to you every day. This was the case when we sat down with Andy Puddicombe, founder of the Headspace meditation app. As daily users of the app, for which Puddicombe vocally guides...
FORD
JOSE CUERVO
DEBORAH MIELEWSKI
MATERIALS
MATERIAL DESIGN
MATERIALS SUSTAINABILITY LAB
AUTO DESIGN
DEARBORN
CARS
AUTOMOBILES
DEBBIE MIELEWSKI
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Interview: Debbie Mielewski, Senior Technical Leader of Ford's Materials Sustainability Lab
When walking through Ford Motor Company's Materials Sustainability Lab in Dearborn, Michigan, one can't help but feel like they're in a fictional laboratory from a Roald Dahl book. Here, however, the innovation is real and the impact is tangible...
SUNGLASSES
EYEWEAR
DESIGN
HANDMADE
ITALIAN
JAPANESE
REBIRTH COLLECTION
RVS EYEWEAR
RVS Eyewear's Rebirth Collection
Handmade in Japanese and Italian factories, Vidal Erkohen's RVS Eyewear continues to uphold a standard that extends even further beyond high-quality materials and manufacturing. Each design appeals aesthetically, anchored by its ability to be forward...
ELECTRIC OBJECTS
FRAMES
ART CLUBS
EO1
EO2
DIGITAL FRAMES
ANIMATED ART
ILLUSTRATED ART
ART LIBRARIES
TECHNOLOGY
Electric Objects' EO2 + Art Club
The most advanced art display system just got a major second-generation upgrade. The EO2 from Electric Objects carries over a lot that we loved from the initial offering as well as plenty of new features and upgrades. The 23-inch matte-finish displaywith...
SNOO
HAPPIEST BABY
BABIES
CHILDREN
KIDS
SLEEPING
YVES BEHAR
DESIGN
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
TECHNOLOGY
INNOVATION
HEALTH
WELLBEING
Happiest Baby Launches SNOO, a Smart and Safe Crib
Happiest Baby founder Dr. Harvey Karp has stepped beyond his wildly popular parenting books and videos and launched his first product—and it's one that infants and parents will both benefit from. Designed with Yves Béhar, SNOO is a smart crib that...
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