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EVAN ORENSTEN

Evan Orensten

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...
PENS
WRITING INSTRUMENTS
LIMITED EDITION
MBF
CARAN DACHE
OFFICE
COLLABORATIONS
Caran d'Ache + MB&F's Astrograph Limited Edition Writing Instrument
Made by creative lab and horological machine-makers MB&F and manufacturers of fine pens, Caran d'Ache (founded in 1915), the new limited edition Astrograph is a striking instrument that's much more than just a pen. The two Geneva-based brands are...
SAVAGE JERKY CO
BEEF JERKY
BACON JERKY
SNACKS
SRIRACHA
TERIYAKI
ALL NATURAL
GEORGIA
FAMILY OWNED
Savage Jerky Co's Beef and Bacon Offerings
This isn't the same jerky one will find in row upon row at a gas station while mid-road trip. It's substantially better. In fact, Savage Jerky was created—with the help of three Kickstarter campaigns since 2014—after its founders Brad, Michelle...
BAGS
DUFFELS
DUFFLES
SNEAKERS
TRAVEL
LUGGAGE
LEXDRAY
Lexdray's Portland Sneaker Duffel
You don't have to be a full-blown sneaker-freak to carry Lexdray's Portland Sneaker Duffel, but if you are, this bag could change your life—or at least your weekends away. The carry-on size bag fits three pairs of sneakers in the inner section...
EAMES CHAIRS
TUCKER VIEMEISTER
WOOD FURNITURE
CHAIRS
FURNITURE DESIGN
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
OAK
SCULPTURE
EAMES
Tucker Viemeister's Log Type E Chair
With a balance of timeless inspiration, new technology and traditional material, industrial designer Tucker Viemeister created the Type E chair. Viemeister took the physical impression of the classic Eames plastic mid-century chair and embedded...
LINCOLN
LINCOLN MOTOR COMPANY
PHOTOGRAPHY
AD CAMPAIGNS
ANNIE LEIBOVITZ
Annie Leibovitz Shoots The Lincoln Motor Company's "That's Continental" Campaign
View the campaign in the slideshow above Annie Leibovitz has created ad campaigns for financial services, entertainment, real estate, beer and of course fashion companies, but her “That’s Continental” shoot for the launch of the new Lincoln Continental...
GOBY
TOOTHBRUSHES
ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSHES
HEALTH
CHARITY
WELLBEING
WELLNESS
DEVICES
Goby's Inexpensive Electric Toothbrush
Founded by friends Claire Burke and Ben Goldberg, Goby's main areas of focus are the health of users' mouths and bank accounts. The duo both felt priced out of the electric toothbrush game and decided to create their own version. The result is...
HEADPHONES
SPEAKERS
HUMAN
MUSIC
TECH DEVICES
WELLNESS
TECHNOLOGY
WELLBEING
HEALTH
INNOVATION
TRANSLATION
SLEEP
Sound by Human
At first glance, Sound by Human is unlike any listening device on the market. Seeking to reinvent both headphones and earphones, they felt the ideal form factor was in between the two; their on-ear design is a bit unconventional, as is the range...
BROOKLYN
MADE IN USA
BOWTIES
TIES
ACCESSORIES
SOXFORDS
RYAN KENT
SILK TIES
SILK EMBROIDERED TIES
BOW TIES
NECKTIES
Soxfords' Cheeky New Tie Collection
In the limited world of men's accessories, ties (and bowties) are often given the mighty task of making a statement. Size, color options, material and patterning all allow for a bit more expression, but there's a slim space between dull and too...
SPROUTSIO
PERSONAL PRODUCE
GARDENING
HOME GARDENS
HYDROCULTURE
FOOD TECHNOLOGY
VEGETABLES
HYDROPONICS
AEROPONICS
SproutsIO Hybrid Hydroculture Technology
The best way to be close to your food is to grow it yourself, though many people can't keep houseplants or herb gardens alive in the best of times. With SproutsIO, funding now on Kickstarter after extensive product-testing, a self-moderating hybrid...
DESIGN
NATURE
TREES
PLANTS
MINI
CARS
AUTO
LONDON DESIGN WEEK
LONDON
LONDON DESIGN WEEK 2016
PUBLIC ART
INSTALLATIONS
London Design Festival 2016: "Forest" Installations
In bustling London, there aren't many places to hide away peacefully, but thanks to a collaboration between Asif Khan and MINI there are now three. The MINI LIVING Forests are located in Shoreditch, as part of London Design Festival, and provide...
SKATEBOARDS
SKATING
DESIGN
KICKSTARTER
INNOVATION
SKATE CULTURE
BAISE EN VILLE
FRANCE
MADE IN FRANCE
PIERRE PASCAUD
Baise en Ville Skateboards
We met up with Laurent Pierre and Anne Isimat-Mirin during Paris Design Week, during which the duo launched their Baise en Ville Skateboards campaign on Kickstarter. The term “baise en ville” is slang frequently used for a small overnight bag...
CORE77
DESIGN EVENTS
DESIGN
CONFERENCES
LOS ANGELES
LA
INNOVATION
WORKSHOPS
Core77's Here/Now Conference
Later this month (29-30 September), downtown LA will play host to the third annual Core77 Here/Now conference—offering up two days of discussion, workshops, tours and parties with some of the most innovative thinkers in the country. Focused on...
PARIS DESIGN WEEK
JANSEN DE BONT
LIGHTING
TECHNOLOGY
INNOVATION
DECOR
INTERIORS
PARIS DESIGN WEEK 2016
Jansen & de Bont Luminous Entity Type I Light
Industrial designers Matthijs Jansen and Jorg de Bont launched their eponymous studio Jansen & de Bont and their debut product, the Luminous Entity Type I light fixture, at now! Le Off, one of the venues at Paris Design Week 2016. While an attractive...
COLETTE JAFFE
TEXTILES
SHEETS
BEDDING
PILLOWS
HOMEWARES
MADE IN ITALY
HOME DECOR
DECOR
INTERIORS
Colette Jaffe's Colorful Home Collection
"There are no rules in the bedroom," says designer and entrepreneur Colette Jaffe. After 20 years working in the exquisitely detailed, luxury end of the bedding and bath market for Pratesi she found herself craving things that weren’t being made. Everything...
CADILLAC
CONCEPT CARS
PEBBLE BEACH
CARS
STUDIO VISITS
HANDMADE
LUXURY
DRIVING
Cadillac's Escala Concept Car
Cadillac has been on a five year journey expressing three driving experiences and demonstrating the brand’s evolution while also tracking back to its luxury roots. We’ve been fortunate to see the debut of each car in the fitting surroundings of the...
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