FONDAZIONE ACHILLE CASTIGLIONI
Fondazione Achille Castiglioni's Epic, Ingenious "100x100" Exhibition
Achille Castiglioni liked to play with objects. One of the greatest passions of the Italian master was collecting pieces of ordinary and anonymous design, objects without brand or precise author. Some of them became the inspiration for his own designs...
STOCKHOLM FURNITURE FAIR
Highlights from Stockholm Furniture + Light Fair 2018
Design’s new year began this week as Stockholm’s Furniture + Light Fair kicked off the international show calendar. Under the shadow of the recent passing of IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad, it seemed almost as if many of the homegrown companies and designers...
MILAN DESIGN WEEK
Preview: MC Escher Wallpaper Collection by Jannelli & Volpi
The name Maurits Cornelis Escher (more commonly known as MC Escher) is intrinsically linked to the concept of infinity. An exploration of repetition and impossibility permeates his artwork—derived from science—creating worlds that are as surreal as...
NELLY BEN HAYOUN
Experience Designer Dr Nelly Ben Hayoun's "Homo Sapiens, I Hear You"
In her continual quest to bridge narratives, future-thinking and science in unconventional settings, the extraordinary experience designer, Dr Nelly Ben Hayoun is unravelling Maslow's hierarchy of needs in a year-long series of workshops at Brooklyn...
2018 JAGUAR E-PACE
Test Drive: 2018 Jaguar E-Pace
by Andrew Maness Corsica, the fourth largest island in the Mediterranean, is mainly known for picturesque bays where visitors anchor their yachts during the summer. As we discovered on a recent trip, it’s also the most mountainous island in the...
Fender's American Original Series
by Michael Raver Fender has unveiled a new line of guitars with a super-slick take on classic guitar design: the American Original Series. Inspired by their most iconic models from the 1950s, '60s and '70s, the collection of 11 new electric...
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...
NEW YORK CITY
AMERICAN COPPER BUILDINGS
Exploring American Copper Buildings' Three-Story Skybridge
In the ever-changing New York City skyline, one dual-tower residential skyscraper features a curious and highly uncommon attribute that warrants extra attention. Connecting the American Copper Buildings is the first new skybridge NYC has seen in 80...
MAISON ET OBJET 2018
Tom Dixon's New Glass Terrariums
Our love for Tom Dixon has finally aligned with our appreciation for terrariums. At this year's Maison et Objet, Dixon unveiled the PLANT collection—as well as a visual "how-to" guide for their at-home customization. The distinct double-headed design...
Gift Guide: Valentine's Day
Whether you believe Valentine's Day is a holiday created to sell greeting cards, or that it's crucial to expressing your adoration for those around you, every year on the 14th of February things go a little heart-shaped. We at CH are firm believers...
MAISON ET OBJET 2018
Maison & Objet 2018: Playing With Cities
From street signs to familiar buildings, color palettes, bridges and more, many cities around the world are instantly recognizable through their iconic visual components. At this year's Maison & Objet, we found several ways in which designers are bringing...
LAND ROVER CLASSIC
Land Rover's Limited Edition Defender Works V8 Reintroduction
Limited to 150 vehicles, Land Rover is celebrating its 70th anniversary by reissuing the Defender Works V8. Land Rover Classics will produce the collector's edition machines, though the power and speed will be a true reflection of present day capabilities...
Celebrate the North with Askov Finlayson for Target
Celebrating their beloved North, Askov Finlayson and Target (both founded and headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota) have teamed up for a limited edition winter collection featuring all kinds of goods to keep you warm. Available in 38 Minnesota...
MAISON ET OBJET
Maison & Objet 2018: Products for City Commuters
With some 54% of the world's population living in cities (a percentage that continues to increase), it's no surprise that we found a lot of products for commuters—specifically cyclists—at this year's Maison & Objet. From headphone cleaning kits to...
Maison & Objet 2018: Wall Clocks
Time is a complex concept, yet we're all familiar with ideas about how time flies, time is money and time is a luxury. During 2018's Maison & Objet, it was evident that time can be decoration, as well. Among the countless gadgets and design objects...
GENEVA WATCH WEEK
Ten Extraordinary New Timepieces
With eyes ever-wandering to the whizzes and bangs of the smartwatch world, traditional luxury brands have amped up the wonders defining their own timepieces. To be honest, there's nothing quite like a watch. Even though people generally look to their...
PRINT ALL OVER ME
NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN
Wolff Olins + Print All Over Me's #bandtogether Bandanas
It's been exactly one year since the shift in administration and if one good thing can be said of the erratic days, it's that there has been an outpouring of empathy, charity and protest from many. Aware that the organizations at the forefront defending...
Cartier's Mystery Clocks Exhibition
A rare treat awaited guests of this year's prestigious SIHH luxury watch trade show: 19 of Cartier's extraordinary Mystery Clocks. Hand-selected by Pascale Lepeu, curator of the Cartier Collection, these time-telling artworks were brought to life between...
Erotic Automation, Freak Vision + Damien Hirst from Ulysse Nardin
If asked to picture a room housing millions of dollars worth of Ulysse Nardin Swiss watches, or Swiss watches in general, what does your mind see? It's unlikely that you, or anyone, immediately imagines a dark-walled booth in Geneva, with oscillating...
VAN CLEEF AND ARPELS
Astrological Signs Glow On Van Cleef & Arpels' Midnight Zodiac Lumineux Poetic Complications
Once again, French jewelry and watch brand Van Cleef & Arpels demonstrates that there's a poetry to the stars. Among their latest pieces unveiled during SIHH (the prestigious Geneva-based watch trade sho) a series of poetic astronomy timepieces capture...
Mechanical Yet iPhone-Connected, The Ressence Type 2 e-Crown Concept Watch
"It's more cyborg than it is hybrid," Benoît Mintiens, founder and designer at Ressence, explains to us at this year's Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Genève (SIHH). Here, Ressence has unveiled their latest concept watch and it falls in...
Winter Backcountry Snow Gear
With early snowstorms hitting the east coast in the USA, it's clear that winter has arrived in the Northern Hemisphere, and people all over are enjoying the ever-growing sport of backcountry skiing. But backcountry conditions are variable, and sometimes...
DETROIT MOTOR SHOW
LAMBORGHINI URUS SUV
Lamborghini Unveils the Urus SUV
by Jaclyn Trop Before Lamborghini revealed its long-awaited Urus SUV at a star-studded celebration inside its Sant’Agata, Italy headquarters last month, a crowd of 700 sat in the dark with the same question: What will it look like? A light show...
From caps to water bottles, key rings and more, contemporary auto branded accessories are—more often than not—gaudy or unsightly. When we were approached by Audi to help create and select products for their collection, we jumped at the chance to combine...
CH Omakase 2017: Joya Candle
Founded by Frederick Bouchardy in 2006, Joya is an NYC design studio with a focus on fragrances and ceramics—a perfect pairing for our CH Omakase edition candles. Joya's philosophy is one of balance and beauty—they create elegant pieces, but also...