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COOL HUNTING

Evan Orensten

I’ve never understood why companies strive for the lowest common denominator instead of offering products and services that are well designed, easy to use and inspirational. I believe that looking back is as insightful and inspirational as is looking forward. I enjoy exploring the world through the way people shop, cook and eat. I am inspired by art, photography and furniture, and enjoy collecting them. I love New York City.

Latest Stories

Baselworld 2014: Filson's First Watch Collection

Baselworld 2014: Filson's First Watch Collection

Our first look at the in-development timepieces, built by hand with Shinola in Detroit

by Evan Orensten in Design on 31 March 2014

Molecular Flipbook

Molecular Flipbook

A free, open source 3D animation toolkit designed for and by scientists

by Evan Orensten in Tech on 18 March 2014

Interview: Rachel Nguyen of Nissan

Interview: Rachel Nguyen of Nissan

We talk about what's next with the automaker's Director of Advanced Planning

by Evan Orensten in Design on 26 February 2014

The Language of Tape Design

The Language of Tape Design

A look at the age-old technique of using full scale clay models and tape in the automotive design process

by Evan Orensten in Design on 03 February 2014

SIHH 2014: Panerai Pocket Watch 3 Days

SIHH 2014: Panerai Pocket Watch 3 Days

One of the most innovative brands in watchmaking debuts pieces not for your wrist

by Evan Orensten in Style on 31 January 2014

SIHH 2014: Watches with Visible Movements

SIHH 2014: Watches with Visible Movements

A look at the artistry of mechanical watch movements

by Evan Orensten in Style on 28 January 2014

Van Cleef & Arpels Midnight Planétarium Poetic Complication

Van Cleef & Arpels Midnight Planétarium Poetic Complication

A standout at SIHH 2014 this timpiece depicts the solar system's movement

by Evan Orensten in Style on 24 January 2014

Highlights from the North American International Auto Show 2014

Highlights from the North American International Auto Show 2014

From Porsche's 2015 Targa to the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class, our picks from Detroit

by Evan Orensten in Design on 20 January 2014

Ora Ïto Mobility Collection

Ora Ïto Mobility Collection

The celebrated French industrial designer's eponymous brand launches tech accessories accented with Kvadrat textiles

by Evan Orensten in Tech on 16 January 2014

Interview: Scott Croyle of HTC

Interview: Scott Croyle of HTC

Our talk with the Senior VP of Design on why he hides his tech products at home and what he fights hardest for

by Evan Orensten in Tech on 06 January 2014

Test Drive: Rolls-Royce Wraith

Test Drive: Rolls-Royce Wraith

The most driver-focused car Rolls-Royce has ever built

by Evan Orensten in Design on 06 December 2013

The 2015 Ford Mustang

The 2015 Ford Mustang

Our exclusive tour of the next generation pony with its design team

by Evan Orensten in Design on 05 December 2013

Interview: Shiro Nakamura of Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun

Interview: Shiro Nakamura of Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun

A conversation with the Senior Vice President and Chief Creative Officer of Design and Brand Management of the Japanese auto brands

by Evan Orensten in Design on 26 November 2013

Test Drive: 2014 Cadillac ELR

Test Drive: 2014 Cadillac ELR

A hybrid that marries luxury, efficiency and freedom with a healthy dose of design

by Evan Orensten in Design on 19 November 2013

2014 Corvette Stingray Biometric Test Drive

2014 Corvette Stingray Biometric Test Drive

Behind the wheel and behind the scenes during a truly innovative track trial

by Evan Orensten in Tech on 31 October 2013

Ace Hotel, London

Ace Hotel, London

An interview with Ace Hotel co-founder Alex Calderwood at their new Shoreditch property

by Evan Orensten in Travel on 28 October 2013

Four New Mercedes-Benz S Class Vehicles Debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show

Four New Mercedes-Benz S Class Vehicles Debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show

The S 500 Plug-in Hybrid, S 500 Intelligent Drive research vehicle, the Concept S-Class Coupé and a test drive in the S 63 AMG

by Evan Orensten in Design on 23 September 2013

SodaStream's New Play, Flavors, Vending Machine and More

SodaStream's New Play, Flavors, Vending Machine and More

Yaron Kopel, the brand's Chief Innovation and Designer Officer, shares the company's latest products

by Evan Orensten in Food + Drink on 20 September 2013

Mini Jambox

Mini Jambox

Jawbone shrunk their music player, sexed it up, and it sounds better than ever

by Evan Orensten in Tech on 04 September 2013

MB&F Legacy Machine No. 2

MB&F Legacy Machine No. 2

Maximilian Büsser and his team tackle the dual regulator and celebrate creativity in watch making

by Evan Orensten in Tech on 03 September 2013

Cool Hunting Takes Off on Delta Air Lines

Cool Hunting Takes Off on Delta Air Lines

Our videos are now available as inflight entertainment on Delta flights

by Evan Orensten in Travel on 02 September 2013

Interview: Ford Atlas Designers Gordon Platto and Aileen Barraza

Interview: Ford Atlas Designers Gordon Platto and Aileen Barraza

The ideations behind the next generation of pick-up trucks

by Evan Orensten in Design on 13 August 2013

2013 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

2013 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

Celebrating the show's 63rd year of hosting the world's best cars, rallies and auctions

by Evan Orensten in Culture on 12 August 2013

Test Drive: The All-New 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Test Drive: The All-New 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

The world's best selling luxury sedan gets an impressive makeover

by Evan Orensten in Design on 05 August 2013

Conventional Wisdom by Arthur Drooker

Conventional Wisdom by Arthur Drooker

An exclusive sneak peek at a new photo series about convention attendees

by Evan Orensten in Culture on 12 July 2013

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