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KELLY O'REILLY

Kelly O'reilly

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...
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...
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...
ACCESSORIES
ACTIVE WEAR
APPAREL
EXERCISE
INNOVATION
OUTERWEAR
SWEAT
TECH
Columbia Omni-Freeze Zero
Sweat shouldn't be a problem, according to Columbia Sportswear. While the activewear market currently offers a limited array of moisture-wicking fabrics, what hasn't been tapped into is the idea of perspiration as a renewable resource. In that vein...
ACCESSORIES
BROOKLYN
DESIGN
DESIGNERS
HANDMADE
INDUSTRIAL
JEWELERY
NYC
STYLE
GALLERY
WXYZ
Balancing a spare, industrial aesthetic with the richness of fine jewelry, designer Laura Wass has opened up an interesting niche for herself in the market. With Fall 2012 she has launched WXYZ, a focused line of "DNA" and jacks bead necklaces, rubber...
ARCHITECTURE
ARCHITIZER
COOL HUNTING
DESIGN
DWELL
EAST VILLAGE
EVENTS
EXHIBITIONS
FURNITURE
GROUP SHOW
HOTELS
ICFF
NYC
NEW YORK
NOHO DESIGN DISTRICT
SCALE at Noho Design District
For this year's Noho Design District, part of New York's Design Week, we've teamed up with our friends at Architizer and Dwell to present SCALE, a collection of objects and prototypes that explore the relationship of furniture and architecture...
CANDLES
DESIGN
HANDCRAFTED
HOME DECOR
SCENT
NATURAL
Curio Noir
The aptly named line of candles, cloth and curiosities from New Zealand-based Curio Noir ranges from the vaguely sinister Lilith Doll candles in the shape of a baby's head to woven linen napkins with floral line art, but we were most captivated by...
RICHARD DUPONT
ARCHITECTURE
ART
ART FAIR
ARTISTS
BRITISH
COLLECTIONS
COLLECTORS
DALLAS
GALLERY
MUSEUM
SPORTS
TEXAS
Dallas Art
A recent invitation to the Dallas Art Fair piqued our interest initially by the range of 78 participating galleries and artists like Erwin Wurm bringing his "Beauty Business" from the Bass Museum in Miami, and Zoe Crosher creating a site-specific installation...
DECOR
DESIGN
HANDCRAFTED
HOME DECOR
INTERIORS
LIGHTS
BEACH
Suzie by Colonel
More than just bringing the outdoors in, French design studio Colonel recreates a bygone era of carefree beach bumming and camping that's infinitely more subtle than the theme-party decor such a notion might conjure. Founders Isabelle Gilles and...
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