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KELLY O'REILLY

Kelly O'reilly

DENVER
MARIJUANA
EDIBLES
CANNABIS CULTURE
LEGALIZATION
BEHIND THE SCENES
RESEARCH LABS
Dixie Elixirs' Cannabis Edibles
For a long time, ingesting cannabis usually meant indulging in a pot brownie. But the realm of edibles has gone chic and quasi-mainstream thanks to brands like Dixie Elixirs. Combining a foundation in the medical world with a firm footing in scientific...
BACON
DELIS
DENVER
FARM-TO-TABLE
ICE CREAM
LOCAL FOODS
SUSHI
WORD OF MOUTH
Word of Mouth Denver: Cannabis and Culinary Culture
The hype surrounding the highly regulated legalization of retail marijuana in Colorado has subsided in the last six months, with tax revenue forecasts being taken down a notch and the absence of statewide hysteria confirming what may have motivated...
BAGS
DESIGN
DESIGNERS
HANDBAGS
LEATHER
LEATHER GOODS
TOTES
WARSAW
Rib & Hull Heirloom Carryall
The Rib & Hull Heirloom Tote strikes a perfect balance of richly handsome leather with a timeless and functional silhouette, but just when we thought that was the only bag we'd ever want or need, its Warsaw-based designers, Alexandra Wrega and Rafal...
APPS
SKI
SKIING
SNOWBOARDING
SOCIAL NETWORK
SPORTS
WINTER
WINTER SPORTS
IPHONE APPS
Snocru
While there are a few different apps for obsessed skiers and snowboarders to track their speed, distance and altitude or follow weather conditions, Snocru goes one step further to unite your pack so you can keep track of all that—and each...
ACCESSORIES
BAGS
MOVING
SEATTLE
WOMENSWEAR
Meet Me Here Moving Tote
In re-imagining certain daily ubiquities—from the Have a Nice Day plastic bag to paper lunch sacks—clever designers have come up with delightfully intentional accessories. Whimsy is one thing, however—true sophistication is quite...
ACURA
AUTOMOTIVE
CALIFORNIA
CARS
DRIVE TEST
HONDA
JAPAN
NSX
NAPA
RLX
Acura Sport Hybrid Super Handling AWD
Like other auto junkies we've been eagerly anticipating Acura's 2015 re-release of the iconic NSX since the concept was revealed in 2012. The revival has been widely touted albeit considered long overdue, but diehard fans have celebrated the return...
APP
APPS
FOOD-DRINK
SEATTLE
WINE
WINE CELLAR
IPAD APP
Phenol55
For the wine enthusiast looking to get serious about keeping bottles, but lacking the space at home to do so, off-site storage can provide a handy, well-managed solution. Even those with the square footage and disposable income to install a temperature...
CHILDREN
CULTURE
FOOD-DRINK
FRANCE
PARIS
RESTAURANT
SHOP
TRAVEL
WORD OF MOUTH
Word of Mouth: Paris
On a recent trip to Paris we had the chance to see a first-time visitor fall in love with the City of Lights. Crashing with locals, our group took the obligatory (but no less bewitching) trips to bistros, cafes, cathedrals and grand museums—but...
GARDENING
HERBS
HOME
KITCHEN
PLANTS
Herb Terracotta Pot
The traditional clay pot gets a geometric refresh in this ultra-modern version. Give your greens the smart design they deserve. Contact Askov Finlayson for purchasing details.
STOCKING STUFFER
SURFING
SUSTAINABLE
WAX
WOOD
Wax Kit
Bi-coastal surf brand Indoek offers a sustainable, smartly designed alternative to stashing wax in a baggie. Constructed from fallen Nicaraguan hardwood, the case does double duty as a comb, while the removable lid serves as a scraper.
DIGITAL
GAMES
INTERACTIVE
MUSIC
PS3
PLAYSTATION
SONY
VIDEO GAMES
Journey
A unique interactive online adventure, Journey for PS3 is by far one of the best games of 2012. It's also the first video game soundtrack to be nominated for a Grammy. You will be immersed in gorgeous Miyazaki-esque environments and share an experience...
COTTON
ORGANIC
PANTY
UNDERWEAR
WOMENSWEAR
Organic Cotton Bikini
Cotton basics are everywhere, but with one touch we were hooked on the supremely soft offerings from Skin. The organic cotton bikini panty in particular makes for a great gift—or indulgence—and is sure to spur an entire collection.
T-SHIRT
STYLE
SANDY
NYC
FUNDRAISER
DESIGN
CLOTHING
CHARITIES
ARTIST
APPAREL
I Still Love NY
New York-based artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz has created a riff on the iconic and ubiquitous "I Heart NY" design by Milton Glaser in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Submerging the logo in blue dip-dye on a T-shirt for Grey Area, Errazuriz...
ACCESSORIES
APPAREL
COLLECTION
DESIGNERS
LA
LOOKBOOK
PRINTING
SPRING/SUMMER 2013
STYLE
WOMENSWEAR
Wrk-shp Spring 2013
Continuing to mine the world of architecture for inspiration, Wrk-shp designer Airi Isoda reveals a Spring/Summer 2013 apparel collection based on the Case Study homes built in Southern California in the 1950s. With the fourth collection, crisp lines...
ACCESSORIES
AMERICAN MADE
HERITAGE
MADE IN THE USA
MAINE
PENNSYLVANIA
STYLE
WOOL
IPAD CASES
Sea Bags and Woolrich
Since its start in 2005, Sea Bags has spawned a number of imitations, but unlike its competitors Sea Bags still uses only retired sails for its durable, handmade totes and accessories. Now the Portland, Maine-based brand has partnered with fellow...
BEAUTY
CLEAN
NATURAL
ORGANIC
SKIN
SKINCARE
UK
Green & Spring
UK-based skin, body and haircare line Green & Spring employs a simple philosophy for their packaging design: let the ingredients speak for themselves. Listed in full on the front of the bottles and containers alongside lovely illustrations of pastel...
CALIFORNIA
CANDY
CANDY BARS
CHOCOLATE
FOOD
ORGANIC
SAN FRANCISCO
Ocho Candy
Certainly, there's sugar everywhere. You may have a hankering for the traditional, mass-produced Mars bars and bionic sours on every corner, or wish to hold out for a more sophisticated free-trade 70% cacao gourmet morsel with enough antioxidants...
ART
DESIGN
GIFT FAIR
PORCELAIN
TABLETOP
FORTUNE
SEATTLE
Aleksandra Pollner
In explaining how she came to collaborate with design shop Object on a collection of porcelain fortune cookies, Seattle-based designer Aleksandra Pollner points to three tenets: form, past experience and material. Certainly it's form that caught...
ACCESSORIES
BRACELETS
EARRINGS
JEWELRY
NECKLACES
WOMENSWEAR
Kyyote
From the geometric angles of minimalist, abstract art to the intangible, endless summer spirit that characterizes her longtime home, LA-based jewelry designer Amanda Loos filters a rich range of inspiration into her line, Kyyote. Delicate lines...
BOTTLE OPENERS
BRACELETS
BRASS
DESIGN
GIFT FAIR
JEWELRY
NECKLACES
OBJECTS
ROPE
STYLE
Fort Standard Jewelry
Having built a repertoire of supremely simple, thoughtfully crafted contemporary furniture, lighting and home objects, Brooklyn-based design pair Gregory Buntain and Ian Collings of Fort Standard take their ethos in a new direction with a line...
ANNOUNCEMENTS
INTERNSHIPS
Editorial and Video Internships
Do you think you have what it takes to be part of the Cool Hunting team? We are currently looking for Fall interns to assist with all aspects of publishing the site, from writing and photo editing to video production. Ideal candidates have a super...
DESIGN
FITNESS
GYM
HEALTH
HOTEL
LA PALESTRA
NYC
PLAZA HOTEL
TRAVEL
WELLNESS
La Palestra
If one thinks of the body as a temple, the maintenance of a healthy lifestyle and strong physique becomes a matter of good design. With integrative health at the core of its mission, La Palestra wellness centers have pioneered a special hybrid of...
ART
BATHING SUITS
BOOKS
DESIGN
ESSAYS
MEMOIRS
SWIMMING
WATER
Swimming Studies
As an artist, Leanne Shapton writes as if she's painting words across a page, uncovering memories and emotions in sentences like brushstrokes. As a swimmer, she tells stories with the cadence of fluid, mesmerizing laps through a clear blue pool...
WATCHES
JEWELRY
ACCESSORIES
MENSWEAR
STEVEN ALAN
21 Jewel Automatic Watch
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ART
ARTIST
COLLAGE
COLOR
CULTURE
DESIGN
PAPER
Cardboard Cities
Piecing together scenes from dreams and reruns of Twin Peaks and The Twilight Zone, Welsh collage and mixed-media artist Laura Redburn creates vibrant vignettes on paper under the moniker Cardboard Cities. Her portfolio flows like a nostalgic scrapbook...
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