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Cool Hunting Video: Thornwillow Press
From papermaking to printing and publishing, this upstate NY-based company does it all while keeping modern technology at arm's length

When upstate in Newburgh, NY recently, we visited Thornwillow Press headquarters. Founder Luke Ives Pontifell (who started the company in 1985 as a labor of love) guided us through his diverse collection of printing processes and presses, as well...

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Cool Hunting Video: Thornwillow Press
From papermaking to printing and publishing, this upstate NY-based company does it all while keeping modern technology at arm's length
DESIGN
Cool Hunting Video: Symbol Audio
Elegant furniture masks a complete kit to fill a room with sound

We recently took the drive up from NYC into the beautiful Hudson Valley to check out fledgling audio brand Symbol Audio. Born from Blake Tovin's years as a furniture designer, Symbol's goal is to create elegant pieces for the home that also deliver...

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Cool Hunting Video: Symbol Audio
Elegant furniture masks a complete kit to fill a room with sound
STYLE
Jack Erwin NYC Fitting Room
The well-priced, men's formal footwear purveyer opens their first brick and mortar

In the world of men's formal footwear, few brands offer worthwhile options for under a handful of hundreds. NYC-based Jack Erwin hopes to change this. With three collections spanning brogues, loafers, wingtips and boots, the one-year-old brand delivers...

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Jack Erwin NYC Fitting Room
The well-priced, men's formal footwear purveyer opens their first brick and mortar
DESIGN
Cool Hunting Video: Fferrone Design
From glassware to home furnishings, one of Chicago's premiere design firms branches out

Recently, we asked Felicia Ferrone of Fferrone Design for a hand in a project designing custom glassware for The Macallan Rare Cask whisky. In collaboration with Gentner Design, the duo created stunning custom glassware—as well as a special carrying...

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Cool Hunting Video: Fferrone Design
From glassware to home furnishings, one of Chicago's premiere design firms branches out
TRAVEL
Cool Hunting Video: Q&Q SmileSolar Watches on CH Edition Zambia 2014
Our most exclusive collaboration yet: a limited edition solar-powered timepiece for students in Mfuwe

When we first saw the colorful SmileSolar watches from Japanese brand Q&Q we felt they were the perfect partner to work with on our CH Edition trip to Zambia. Fortunately, they loved the idea of joining us on safari and, more importantly, helped...

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Cool Hunting Video: Q&Q SmileSolar Watches on CH Edition Zambia 2014
Our most exclusive collaboration yet: a limited edition solar-powered timepiece for students in Mfuwe
FOOD + DRINK
Cool Hunting Video: The Sidecar Bar Cart
Famed bartender Jim Meehan introduces his interpretation of the best bar cart ever

For his latest collaboration with Moore and Giles, expert bartender Jim Meehan—of PDT fame—decided to take a stab at creating the ultimate bar cart. Going above and beyond, Meehan focused on creating a super-durable and highly functional cart that...

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Cool Hunting Video: The Sidecar Bar Cart
Famed bartender Jim Meehan introduces his interpretation of the best bar cart ever
DESIGN
CHV: Kawasaki Building The Wheel
Wheels big and small made in house, thousands at a time

In our fourth and final piece from our visit with Kawasaki in Lincoln, NE we went to a smaller corner of their enormous plant. While probably the least glamorous of their products, their wheels may be the most practical and abundant. The company...

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CHV: Kawasaki Building The Wheel
Wheels big and small made in house, thousands at a time
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CHV: Kawasaki Jet Ski Assembly Line
The surprisingly complex process behind creating the jet-propelled personal watercraft

The third video from our visit to Kawasaki's labyrinthine production facility covers their jet ski assembly line. Perhaps unknown to most water-faring hobbyists, constructing a jet ski is a rather complicated process involving a multitude of impressive...

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CHV: Kawasaki Jet Ski Assembly Line
The surprisingly complex process behind creating the jet-propelled personal watercraft
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CHV: Kawasaki Railcar Manufacturing Facility
From the MTA to the DC Metro, many of the USA's transit systems have their rail cars built in the heartland

In the second video in our series from Kawasaki's plant in Lincoln, Nebraska, we visit the company's railcar facility. While the brand is traditionally associated with the power-sports industry, they actually manufacture an enormous array of products...

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CHV: Kawasaki Railcar Manufacturing Facility
From the MTA to the DC Metro, many of the USA's transit systems have their rail cars built in the heartland
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CHV: Kawasaki Hydrographic Painting
A paper-thin decal becomes liquid ink to decorate any surface at Kawasaki's factory

We recently toured the cavernous Kawasaki Motors plant in Lincoln, Nebraska. Within the endless production lines—making products ranging from ATVs to subway cars—we found the company uses several fascinating industrial processes. This is the first...

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CHV: Kawasaki Hydrographic Painting
A paper-thin decal becomes liquid ink to decorate any surface at Kawasaki's factory
CULTURE
Cool Hunting Video: Dabl's Bead Museum
Detroit's one-of-a-kind art space, where much of the thought-provoking work is outside of the building

There's no short supply of eclectic public art in Detroit, MI, but none quite match the magnitude and message of MBAD's African Bead Museum, more commonly known as Dabl's Bead Museum—named for visionary founder and artist Olayami Dabls. Large-scale...

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Cool Hunting Video: Dabl's Bead Museum
Detroit's one-of-a-kind art space, where much of the thought-provoking work is outside of the building
TRAVEL
Cool Hunting Video: CH Edition Zambia 2014
We hosted another incredible safari, this time with a stronger focus on the Mfuwe community

After hosting our first successful Cool Hunting Edition trip to Africa in summer 2012, the CH team was eager to design another trip and revisit Zambia with a new group two years later. Embedded in the wilderness of South Luangwa National Park, our...

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Cool Hunting Video: CH Edition Zambia 2014
We hosted another incredible safari, this time with a stronger focus on the Mfuwe community
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