The side project of CH contributor Mike Giles and his girlfriend Judy Lawrence, Miju jewelry is a peek into how the two mix Mike's furniture design with a creative Montreal-based partnership. For Fall/Winter the duo created "Manha"—an 11-piece...
Ripping off clothes in a fit of passion always sounds hot—until you find your expensive, "somebody's-going-to-see-these" underwear torn to unsalvageable shreds. To keep the heat up without sacrificing silk and lace, former costume designer...
No. 6 x Baggu Giveaway
Already known for their line of fashionable reusable bags, Baggu has teamed up with NYC's favorite downtown vintage and indie designer shop No. 6 for a stylish collection of animal and constellation print totes that speak to both label's interest...
The upshot of two fathers concerned about their childrens' nutrition, Yummy Earth's organic snacks burst with real flavor but are free of corn syrup or artificial ingredients. Created from all-natural vegetables and roots, like organic black...
Give store-bought or homemade cupcakes a DIY makeover with Ticings' edible icing appliques, a peel-and-press garnish now featuring holiday-inspired and artist-designed sets for the fall season's perpetual festivities. Created by award-winning artist...
A mix of conceptual design and traditional craftsmanship, Swedish designer Göran Kling recently released his first commercial collection, Replica. In an "homage to exclusive wrist watches, Swiss craft skills and cheap knock-offs," Kling integrates...
Fashion's Night Out 2010
Following last year's successful debut of the party of all fashion parties, Vogue's back again with Fashion's Night Out, the magazine's banner event drawing out masses in NYC and beyond. While stores in cities around the world will open their doors...
NEW YORK CITY
A+: The Young Designers' Platform
An opportunity for emerging designers to showcase their work, A+: The Young Designers' Platform took place earlier this month during the Accent on Design event at New York's International Gift Fair. The American Design Club curated the event, aiming...
From close friends and Montreal design-dream-team Mike Giles, Daniel Julien, and Aaron Daley comes a new line of watches for those that appreciate both artistry and convenience. CH has featured time pieces and more from the masterminds previously...
Quote Bag Studio
Quality materials, intriguing silhouettes and a flare for convertible structures make Bangkok-based Quote Bag Studio a refreshing label on the oft-banal bag scene. Handmade using thick Japanese canvas and tough leather, the bags are as durable as...
Writing "happy birthday" on someone's Facebook wall, along with hundreds of their other closest pals, doesn't really say much in the way of friendship. If you are one of those amazingly thoughtful types and have time to go out, buy a card, and mail...
Hang and Level
Unless you're after a "Beetlejuice" decor scheme, you've probably at one point struggled with hanging a picture on a crooked wall or with awkward tools. Combining a level and marking device in one, the same company that brought you the Stoppy (Under...
As the current gin revival continues to play off its speakeasy roots, the latest premium example departs from the French label Citadelle Gin. Distilled using historic techniques and a bevy of flavorful and aromatic botanicals from around the world...
Famous Faces Stationery
A kitschy new line of stationary, Takkoda's Famous Faces series features freakishly adorable pets dressed up as popular celebrities. The collection includes journals, bookmarks and greeting cards, each with stoic faces ironically mocking their silly...
Nature's Catch Smoked Salmon Jerky
A traveler's staple, beef jerky boasts a low calorie count but provides little other health benefits. Nature's Catch serves up a nutritiously tasty substitute with their Smoked Salmon Jerky. Using only wild Alaskan salmon, the Blaine, Washington...
Just under a year old, the latest addition to Thompson Hotel's family, the Smyth offers the same casual sophistication they are known for with a custom-tailored interior suited to its TriBeCa location with understated wine-toned rooms, mini-bars...
From chocolate to hard candy, we all love to taste test the latest in culinary confections. In time for National S'Mores Day (10 August 2010), below we share some of our favorite sweets to snack on. Dufflet Caramel Crackle Winner of the 2009 Sofi...
Typically made from earthy vegetables or grains like potato or wheat, Vermont Gold vodka, made from 100% maple sap, defies most preconceptions about the popular spirit. With an aroma that hints of tartness and butterscotch, it has a smooth taste...
The Porsche Book
With nearly three hundred pages of glossy, full-bleed photos, teNeues' latest book on Porsche is the ultimate homage to the luxury car brand's history of style, design and performance. Bound in a hot-pink foil cover and at a whopping 11.5" x 14.5...
Charlatan, Martyr, Hustler
With his new graphic poster, San Francisco, CA-based industrial designer Joey Roth finds a new way to talk about his two-pronged tactic of "giving form to objects and then clearing a path for them to enter the world." The simple diagram, originally...
New Cracker Options
For snacking or adding to our frequent afternoon cheese plate, we've found a few new crackers. Aunt Berta's Whole Grain Crackers Made entirely of natural seeds and whole grains, Aunt Berta's Whole Grain Crackers are as delicious as they are nutritious...
Ed Emberley and Friends
Honoring one of the world's most adored children's book illustrators, L.A.'s Scion Space will show five artists and their works in tribute to Ed Emberley beginning 17 July 2010. Emberley, a self-described "old grandpa kind of guy," is the legend...
Friendly Game—Electronic Feelings
Swiss video artist Pipilotti Rist's mesmerizing images often consume entire rooms, but at any scale her masterful manipulations of color, scale, and pacing draw viewers into dreamlike worlds. Her latest solo exhibition Friendly Game—Electronic...
Minx Fantastic Flags Nail Art
In light of the popularity of this year's World Cup, Minx Nails came out with yet another way to support your favorite team as they (hopefully) go into the quarter finals. Their new Fantastic Flags line of nail art features fourteen different countries...
Chef Adam Perry Lang's new book, "BBQ 25," takes outdoor grilling back to its rugged roots. Highlighting 25 of the most commonly barbecued items, Lang's instructional cookbook is perfect for any level of culinary interest. "BBQ 25" is not your...