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GREG STEFANO

Greg Stefano

SPEAKER
AUDIO PLAYER
DESIGN
MUSIC
STREAMING
SPONSORED
WIRELESS
RDIO
Aether Cone
In a market saturated with compact music players, it's refreshing to see a brand that stands out from the pack. With a focus on ease of use and elegant design, the Aether Cone promises to maintain its status as the sleekest container for tunes on...
COLLABORATION
DEVO
DESIGN
EYEWEAR
FRAMES
ICONS
SUNGLASSES
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...
ORGANIZING
EVERNOTE
DESK ACCESSORIES
COLLABORATION
APPS
WALNUT
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...
AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY
AERIAL VIDEO
DESIGN
TOOLS
DRONES
FILMS
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...
ADVENTURES
AETHER
BMW
CITIES
EXPLORATION
LA
MOTORCYCLES
OUTDOORS
RIDES
RIDING
URBAN
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...
CARS
COMPETITIONS
DESERT CHALLENGE
DRIVES
RACING
ROVER
SUVS
SPORT
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...
AUDI
CARS
DRIVES
SPORTS CARS
SUPER CARS
TEST DRIVES
AUTOMOBILES
SPYDER
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...
AIRSTREAM
CAMPING
GMC
GLAMPING
HAULING
TOWING
TRAILERS
TRUCKS
CALIFORNIA
ROAD TRIPS
TEST DRIVE
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...
ACCESSORIES
DESIGN
LIGHT METER
LUMU
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOS
IPHONE
TECH ACCESSORIES
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...
INTERVIEWS
SEXUALITY
GENDER
PORN
ONLINE
NSFW
LESBIAN
INTERACTIVE DESIGN
FILM
DOCUMENTARY
ART
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...
MEAT
JERKY
HAND MADE
DRY GOODS
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...
DEVICE ACCESSORIES
IPHONE CASES
IPHONE 5
POWER
DESIGN
CHARGERS
CAR ACCESSORIES
ACCESSORIES
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...
FASHION
HAND CRAFTED
TECH ACCESSORIES
IPAD MINI ACCESSORIES
DEVICE ACCESSORIES
IPAD CASES
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...
FASHION
MARKETPLACE
MOBILE
TECHNOLOGY
IPAD APP
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...
DESIGN
GFX
GRAPHICS
MOBILE
SPECIAL EFFECTS
VIDEO
Vimeo Enhancer
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...
CINEMA
EXPERIMENTAL FILM
FILM
FILM FESTIVALS
MEDIA
NEW MEDIA
SUNDANCE
TECHNOLOGY
New Frontier
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...
CAMERAS
FILM
HOBBY
LOMOGRAPHY
NEGATIVES
PHOTOGRAPHS
PHOTOGRAPHY
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...
AUTOMOBILES
CARS
LUXURY
MERCEDES-BENZ
PRODUCTION
ROAD TRIP
VIDEO
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...
CLOTHING
COLLABORATION
FASHION
JACKETS
SPORTS
WINTER
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...
DESIGN
ECO-FRIENDLY
FILTERS
SUSTAINABILITY
SUSTAINABLE DESIGN
WATER
Soma
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...
DESIGN
IMAGERY
IMAGES
PHOTOGRAPHS
PHOTOGRAPHY
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
ART
BOOKS
CRAFTSMAN
CREATION
DIY
HANDCRAFTED
Chen-Williams Bookend
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...
BUSINESS
FILM
MONEY
ONLINE
VIDEO
VIMEO
WEB
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...
ART BOOK
COLLECTION
FASHION
FEMINISM
PHOTOGRAPHS
SEXUALITY
NSFW
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...
BROOKLYN
COMEDY
FILMS
MOVIES
NYC
PREMIERE
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...
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