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JOSH RUBIN

Josh Rubin

WELLNESS
PETS
DOGS
CANINES
MEDICINE
HAPPY AGAIN
GERMANY
MADE IN GERMANY
Pet Wellness Brand Happy Again's Joint Care Supplements
A story—and product—quite dear to us, Happy Again is a Berlin-based dog wellness company that we've been fans of for years. They've formulated a collagen, glucosamine and hyaluronic acid blend and bundled it in a supplement form. Its goal: to help...
MERCEDES-BENZ
CARS
WORLD PREMIERS
COMPACT CARS
MBUX
CAR DESIGN
AUTO
The New Mercedes-Benz A-Class
During CES in January, we had the opportunity to ride in a camouflaged 2018 A-Class to demo MBUX—the brand’s home-grown virtual assistant and large screen user interface that’s optimized for all of the in-car scenarios you can imagine. MBUX is the...
CES
CES 2018
TECHNOLOGY
CARS
USER INTERFACE
USER EXPERIENCE
AMAZON ALEXA
GOOGLE ASSISTANT
WELLNESS
SLEEP
DJI
MERCEDES-BENZ
CAMERAS
SOMNOX
HIVE
VIVINT
NUTRIBULLET
Our Favorites from CES 2018
The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas promises endless crowds, countless gadgets and a consuming buzz that’s heard around the world. This year the addition of a torrential rainstorm and a power outage at the Las Vegas Convention Center...
IOS APPS
WEBSITES
USER EXPERIENCE
ANDROID APPS
ONLINE VIDEO
VIDEO
SOCIAL MEDIA
DAILYMOTION
The All-New Dailymotion
Here at CH we can appreciate the immense amount of strategic thought that goes into a user experience-driven redesign. Dailymotion, the Vivendi-owned video platform, has relaunched in the US as part of a global rollout focused on creating a new...
CARS
AUTO
MCLAREN
MCLAREN 720S SUPER SERIES
INTERVIEWS
STUDIO VISITS
SUPERCARS
Building the McLaren 720S Super Series
Everything McLaren does, it does fast. Not only can its latest model—the 720S Super Series—clear 0 to 60 in 2.8 seconds, the company builds its cars quickly, too. In the seven years since it began building ultra-luxury performance cars for a niche...
ROMAN AND WILLIAMS
GUILD
GUILD NEW YORK
DESIGN SHOPS
SHOWROOMS
NEW YORK
NYC
RESTAURANTS
LA MERCERIE CAFE
ROBIN STANDEFER
STEPHEN ALESCH
Roman and Williams New Flagship Store, Guild New York
To truly understand the capabilities of a design house, it makes sense to immerse yourself in a world of their creation. This is exactly what one experiences when entering Roman and Williams' brand new Guild New York—a 7,000-square-foot showcase of...
CONVERSE
GORE-TEX
SLAM JAM
CALI THORNHILL DEWITT
CAPSULE COLLECTIONS
JACKETS
FOOTWEAR
SNEAKERS
SHOES
OUTERWEAR
Converse's Artist-Driven Urban Utility Capsule Collection
Stepping beyond their basic but brilliant Essentials collection, Converse has unveiled the forthcoming 17-piece Urban Utility collection, stepping in to the outdoors-inspired urban outerwear game full force. And to mark the new line launch there...
SHOES
SNEAKERS
ACCESSORIES
NO ONE
MADE IN LA
NOONE
LEATHER
No.One's Triple Black Bravo Sneakers
As LA's No.One footwear company makes clear, the name of their Triple Black Bravo isn't accurate. Really, the best way to understand just how remarkable the shoes are requires looking at all the ways they've used premium black materials. First...
APPLE
IPHONE
PHOTOGRAPHY
DEPTH PHOTOGRAPHY
IOS
APPS
PHOTO APPS
FOCOS
INFLTR
Depth Photography Apps and the New iPhones
Apple introduced Portrait Mode awhile back utilizing the dual lenses on their plus model phones to map depth in an image and blur out the background, creating the effect of a fast lens with the aperture wide open. With both the iPhone 8+ and the...
JEFF BEZOS
MARK BEZOS
SUMMIT
VIDEOS
DIALOGUES
SUMMIT SERIES
SUMMIT LA
Thoughtful New Insights from Jeff and Mark Bezos
For their first Sessions video release, the team behind Summit have shared a conversation from their most recent Los Angeles ideas festival, hosted back on 4 November. For it, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his TED talk-delivering brother Mark Bezos...
MUGS
EMBER
EMBER MUGS
CERAMICS
EMBER TECH
BEVERAGES
DRINKS
COFFEE
APP CONNECTED
The World's First Ceramic Mug With Temperature Control, From Ember
Employing the same technology as their wildly successful Travel Mug, Ember's new Ceramic Mug impresses with its sheer simplicity. While it feels like an everyday ceramic mug, it allows users to moderate the temperature of the beverage within. There...
APPLE
APPLE WATCH
WEARABLES
ACTIVITY TRACKERS
SIRI
WATCHOS
HANDS-ON REVIEWS
Notes: The Apple Watch 3 Has Me Back on the Kool-Aid
When the original Apple Watch launched in the spring of 2015 I was obsessed with the promise of a wearable to end all wearables. After all, Apple did it with the iPhone—a device that changed the world for businesses and consumers alike and set a course...
GOOGLE
PRODUCT DESIGN
PIXEL
HOME
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
MOBILE PHONES
IVY ROSS
INTERVIEWS
Interview: Ivy Ross, Google’s Head of Hardware Design
In her role as VP of Hardware Design at Google, Ivy Ross brings creative expertise in everything from fashion and jewelry to toys and art and even sound healing and Mien Shiang (the Chinese art of face-reading). She dropped out of college right before...
CARDS
TAROT CARDS
CARD DECKS
DECK OF CARDS
TAROT
MYSTICISM
FORTUNE TELLING
ILLUSTRATIONS
ART
KICKSTARTER
Artist Duo Kahn + Selesnick's Carnival at the "End of World" Tarot Deck
For lovers of art or believers in the the art of divination, Kahn + Selesnick's Carnival at the End of World Tarot Deck brings a contemporary spin to the mystic experience. The artistic duo, based in Hudson, New York, kept by both the Rider-Waite...
TEST DRIVES
CARS
AUDI
A8
AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES
LUXURY
AUTO
DRIVING
Test Drive: 2019 Audi A8
Autonomous vehicles are an inevitable future, but how long we’ll wait for them to be part of our everyday lives remains to be seen. As usual, technology is advancing faster than humanity and when it comes to self-driving cars and how they handle collision...
SNEAKERS
ADIDAS
ADIDAS ORIGINALS
PARLEY
ECO-FRIENDLY
ENVIRONMENT
OCEANS
Parley + adidas Originals' Eco-Friendly Sneakers
Always of the belief that the power of change is in our hands as consumers, Parley for the Oceans has teamed up with adidas Originals for the EQT Support ADV sneaker. Available in two shades of blue, the core of this collaboration is that they...
CLOCKWORK COFFEE
INSTANT COFFEE
COFFEE
CANNABIS
CANNABIS PRODUCTS
STILLWATER BRANDS
Stillwater Brands' Cannabis-Infused Instant Coffee Sticks: Clockwork Coffee
Stillwater Brands isn't new to THC-infused products. Already, their teas have captured attention in the brand's native state of Colorado and beyond. Now, however, they've unleashed another drinkable and it may come as a surprise. Produced from...
SUMMIT
SUMMIT 2017
CONFERENCES
FESTIVALS
LOS ANGELES
Summit Moves From the High Seas to Downtown LA
Last year we boarded Summit at Sea on 9 November in a daze. Nobody slept (or slept well) the night before; we all were embarking on this ship-board creative conference under the new reality of president-elect Trump without any clear sense of what our...
OLLIE
DOG FOOD
DOGS
PETS
Customizable, Human-Grade Dog Food from Ollie
The dog food industry—almost all $30 billion of it—has been under the ownership of four conglomerates for years. Within, there have been options and advancements aplenty but that doesn't necessarily mean quality has been a centerpiece. In fact...
APPLE
IPHONE
APPLE PARK
APPLE WATCH
EVENTS
IPHONE X
FOSTER AND PARTNERS
ARCHITECTURE
DESIGN
A Historic Day at the Steve Jobs Theater
“One of the ways that I believe people express their appreciation to the rest of humanity is to make something wonderful and put it out there. You may never meet the people, shake their hands, hear their story or tell yours, but somehow in the act...
APPLE
IPAD
IOS
MACBOOK
TIPS AND TRICKS
TECH GADGETS
iOS 11 Almost Turns an iPad into a MacBook
Next Tuesday Apple will be hosting an event where we expect to see the unveil of their latest iPhone. As it's the 10th anniversary of the game-changing device, expectations are high for a significant new design. While I'm in that camp, I'm honestly...
CARS
AUTO
BENTLEY
BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT
LUXURY
TECH
DRIVING
The All-New Bentley Continental GT
Today Bentley announced the third generation of their Continental GT with design refinements, technology upgrades and a lot more power. The 2019 model is unmistakably an evolution of the previous generation, with a low and wide stance accentuated by...
ICON4X4
WATCHES
LOS ANGELES
WATCH DESIGN
DUSENBERG
ICON DUESEY
JONATHAN WARD
WRISTWATCHES
Icon4x4 Introduces The Duesey Watch
With time told through two discs—one for hours and another for minutes—visible behind two windows, the Duesey immediately declares it's not like the majority of other wristwatches. This automatic, Swiss-made piece is designed by Jonathan Ward, the...
CARS
VINTAGE CARS
MASERATI
CLASSIC CARS
PENINSULA HOTELS
QUAIL MOTORSPORTS GATHERING
PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS
Peninsula Classics Best of the Best 2017
The Peninsula Classics Best of the Best was created in 2016 by the Hong Kong-based luxury hotel group to add a layer of celebration on top of the world’s most important vintage car awards. It’s a complement to The Quail Motorsports Gathering which...
DETROIT
HOTELS
DETROIT FOUNDATION HOTEL
APARIUM HOTEL GROUP
DOWNTOWN DETROIT
THOMAS LENTS
THE APPARATUS ROOM
ACCOMMODATION
TRAVEL
The Detroit Foundation Hotel
The five story, 100-room Detroit Foundation Hotel embodies much of the Motor City's distinct charm. Once the Detroit Fire Department Headquarters, the Neoclassical brick building is now an art-rich center awash in amenities and ideally situated downtown...
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