Mark Mothersbaugh + Shane Baum Eyewear
As a member of Devo, Mark Mothersbaugh is often recognized by his iconic assortment of spectacular spectacles. Now he's sharing his love for unique glasses by launching a collection of eyewear in collaboration with his wife Anita Greenspan and designer...
Organize Your Office with Evernote's Pfeiffer Collection
Since its inception in 2008, Evernote has become one of the most popular and highest rated digital organizing tools available. Designed to allow users to arrange notes (which could take the form of text, photograph, voice memo or hyperlink) in a...
DreamQii's Plexidrone for Filmmakers
Drones have been a hot topic recently—and rightfully so. Outside of the dialogue surrounding the legality of buzzing around New York City or National Parks, the new generation of affordable and feature-packed quad-copters are enormously powerful...
Aether LA Motorcycle Ride
The inaugural AETHERmoto ride in Los Angeles—hosted by Aether Apparel—was an experiment in urban exploration. Both Aether founders, Jonah Smith and Palmer West, are avid riders and have gone on numerous excursions with RawHyde Adventures into the...
Interview: Moi Torrallardona
We recently had the incredibly exciting opportunity to join Land Rover on their latest Driven Challenge; a time-crunching race across the Empty Quarter in Saudi Arabia—one of the harshest environments on the planet. Land Rover's aim was to prove...
Test Drive: 2014 Audi R8 V10 Spyder
Audi recently invited CH out to Southampton, NY on Long Island to take their new R8 V10 Spyder for a spin around the block. We accepted, as we rarely refuse to test the proficiency of local law enforcement and, with a top speed of around 197 mph...
GMC Trailering Academy
Earlier this summer GMC invited us out to Santa Barbara, CA for a unique adventure. We arrived at an airfield housing Cary Grant's old plane and were met by a gleaming fleet of Airstream trailers. The goal for the day was to latch an Airstream onto...
Lumu iPhone Light Meter
Considering that the light meter is one of the most essential tools for photographers—film and digital alike—it's quite a surprise there aren't better options available for the amateur shutterbug. Lumu, launched on Kickstarter today, promises to...
Interview: Jonathan Harris
We first spoke with artist Jonathan Harris six years ago and gained some insight into his process and work at the time. Since, Harris has continued to create extremely involved and engaging work, exploring the human condition through a technological...
Monty's Smoked Jerky
Essentials for the impending apocalypse include a solid vehicle and some hearty, long lasting eats. So if you haven't yet, go snag an ICON Bronco and check out the delectable meat treats by Monty's Beef Jerky. With five different flavors ranging...
TYLT Y-Charge and iPhone Case
In a field inundated with options, finding thoughtful and functional smartphone accessories can be an overwhelming task. Any tech-savvy driver will tell you that a dual USB charger is a must-have, filling the void where the cigarette lighter used...
IPAD MINI ACCESSORIES
Moda:ko iPad Cases
At this point you can find an iPad case made from just about anything, but it's nice to see a well-constructed collection in bright, quality materials. Focusing on the idea that a functional device case should serve as a fashionable accessory, the...
Interview: Kate Endress of DITTO
As more and more consumers turn to the web as their primary retail space, the necessity to move away from a simple "buy now" button to a more comprehensive interactive marketplace is growing. Trying things on for size in a virtual world is not a...
Our friends at Vimeo announced their latest new feature today, Enhancer. This full-bodied, browser-based tool gives users the ability to visually augment their videos right on the Vimeo site. The Enhancer is powered by Vivoom, which uses the same...
Amid all the hubbub of film releases and elbow-rubbing that will happen at the Sundance Film Festival this week there is a lesser-known venue with enormous potential. New Frontier is a multimedia installation space featuring cutting edge work from...
Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner
Lomography always does a fantastic job breathing life back into the ever fading art of film photography. With the convenience and quality of digital cameras, analog film continues its decline but Lomography pushes hard to keep it alive by creating...
Luxury Production Vehicles: Mercedes-Benz GL350
After years of producing video behind the wheel of everything from a 15-passenger van to a cube truck, and shooting out the windows of innumerable Caravan and Town & Country minivans, we thought it might be interesting to see how some of the luxury...
NSW + Steven Alan Jacket
Steven Alan's collaborations with Nike Sports Wear rarely disappoint and their new jacket/blazer combination is no exception, bringing together NSW functional elements with the designer's understated style. On top of a nicely balanced silhouette...
We're always intrigued when we hear of someone trying to apply good, thoughtful design concepts to a seemingly commonplace product. Launching on Kickstarter today, Soma is a new company out of San Francisco doing just that with a water-filtering...
Lytro Perspective Shift
With the introduction of their truly unique light field camera, Lytro made a big splash last year. Founder Ren Ng recently released a Lytro update that allows users manual control of their high-tech and compact cameras, and now the company is taking...
THE FUTURE PERFECT
Last week, HTC hosted a design tour of New York City, with visits to some of the area's top designers and creative thinkers. We got to join in for a workshop in the backyard of The Future Perfect with Chen Chen and Kai Williams, the Brooklyn-based...
Vimeo Tip Jar
In the wake of their successful redesign our friends over at Vimeo are launching an exciting new tool and announcing another for the near future. Vimeo has always focused on providing its users with an exceptional level of customization options...
Bunny Yeager's Darkroom
In a time of rampant racism and sexism, before the word feminism had entered the American lexicon, there was a culture of taboo surrounding scantily clad pin-up girls that was dominated by men with cameras. In a scenario where women were always...
Sleepwalk With Me
In his cinematic debut, comedian Mike Birbiglia takes the audience on a journey that explores his transformation as an individual and comedic artist. Birbligia, who has made a run on Broadway in a one man show and appeared on NPR's This American...
POINT AND SHOOT
Olympus OM-D E-M5
With the newest addition to their digital family Olympus takes a grand leap into the field of high-end retro-influenced point and shoot cameras. Based on the quintessential design of the original OM film cameras, the OM-D series marks a new stage...