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CH Global Spin: Pretty Poison, Bali
Is skateboarding big in Bali, an island with rocky roads known most for its tremendous surf scene? If Maree Suteja has her way, it will be soon enough. One year ago the vibrant Australian expat built Pretty Poison—a warehouse-style cocktail bar with...
CULTURE
CH Global Spin: Pollalla Toy Museum, Seoul
by Karen Day Whether you're hunting Pokémon, a Kevin McAllister doll, vintage Star Wars action figures, old-school Korean toys or the obscure Alyssa Milano album, the Pollalla Toy Museum in Seoul has you covered, and then some. This hidden Hongdae...
STYLE
Todd Snyder + PF Flyers' Grounder Hi-Top
The continuing collaboration between Todd Snyder and PF Flyers keeps growing from success to success—and with their latest addition, a refresh of the Grounder Hi-Top, an original style from 1949, it gets even better. We have a lot of PF Flyer favorites...
DESIGN
LensCrafters’ New Clarifye Eye Exam
Getting your eyes examined ranks up there with having your teeth cleaned—it’s not fun, it’s easy to put off, yet both are incredibly important for your health. LensCrafters has spent the last five years working on Clarifye, their impressive new proprietary...
DESIGN
Original Grain Launches Handcrafted Watches With Wood Dials
Solid wood watch dials are the latest addition to Original Grain's collection. After a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign, the brand continues to launch stylish and eco-conscious watches inspired by the Pacific Northwest. Featuring 100% exotic...
STYLE
Cool Hunting Picks for Protective, Stylish Sunglasses
UV rays from the sun can affect your vision—even when you're wearing sunglasses. Because the sun's rays reflect in all directions, it can be difficult to avoid damaging sunlight and glare, which can distort your depth perception, color perception and...
DESIGN
LELO's Reinvented Condom: HEX
We are all, by now, acutely aware of the benefits of condoms—offering protection from STDs and unwanted pregnancy. Despite all the research and wisdom gained regarding sexual health, the last 70 years have seen few advancements in condom technology...
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ANAXI Card Game + Brainstorming Tool
Purveyors of clever and entertaining games that also exercise minds, Denver-based, award-winning Funnybone Toys, inventors of the Disruptus innovation game and a long-time favorite of Cool Hunting, has recently released ANAXI, a fun, creative...
DESIGN
Dish & DUER's Best Hot Weather Pants
Launching today on Kickstarter, more tech-forward apparel from Dish & DUER: the Best Hot Weather Pants. Perfect for hot weather, these BHW Pants are breathable, anti-bacterial and super-stretchy (also making them ideal for travel) and have been...
STYLE
Beau Custom Clothing
Why buy clothes off the rack when you can have them custom made for the same price? And why pay what most others are for custom when you can get it at an even lower price? Beau, based out of a retail space on the ground floor of NYC's SoHo Grand...
DESIGN
Milan Design Week 2016: Lexus Design Award
Continuing their mission to support young designers, Lexus held their fourth Design Award (whose theme was "anticipation") at this year’s Milan Design Week. The Grand Prix award was presented to AMAM Design Collective, a Tokyo-based group started by...
DESIGN
Milan Design Week 2016: Ideal Standard
Presenting for the very first time at Milan Design Week, Belgium-based Ideal Standard arrives with Connect Air, a new bathroom fixtures collection, along with “When Lightness Designs Space,” a pop-up installation at MUDEC in the Zona Tortona that...
CULTURE
An Editorial Daycathlon with Gillette
I do not grow facial hair like an average adult—and I'm not sure I ever will. Patches emerge over extended days, still leaving broad strips of hair-free skin. During a regular day of desk sides, edit meetings, gallery visits and after-work cocktails...
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Old Meets New: Celebrating Original Craft
Taste Talks—in partnership with Mount Gay—are featuring creative makers and craftspeople who are forging a new path in the spirit of the old ways, and celebrating their #originalcraft. From coffee experts Intelligentsia to Brooklyn's own (and CH favorite...
DESIGN
Photo Journey: Infiniti Q30
On a recent adventure, CH founder Josh Rubin wound his way on foot through the historic city of Krakow, Poland—guided by Infiniti's new Seeker—a navigation device inspired by the Q30 which focuses on the journey, pointing drivers in the right direction...
DESIGN
360 Degree Test Drive: Infiniti Q30
Though I’ve taken many a test drive, my recent adventure with Infiniti in Krakow was like no other. The experience started on a balcony on an old corner in the historic city using a Seeker (Infiniti’s way-finder which was inspired by the Q30 and...
TECH
Denon Envaya Bluetooth Speaker
Though first released in April 2014, Denon's Envaya speaker still meets all of our mobile needs today. The fairly large, three-pound unit pumps music loud and clear facing up, or outwards if you use the nifty built-in kickstand. There's...
STYLE
A Foolproof Valentine's Day with Frederique's Choice
Frederique van der Wal (founder and chief creative officer of Frederique’s Choice) understands flowers—her homeland Holland even named a lily after her—so when worrying about Valentine's Day, we knew she was the right person to send all our flower...
CULTURE
Range Rover Evoque "City Evocation"
With the understanding that every person's travel experience is unique, Range Rover Evoque embarked on a creative endeavor: tell the stories of three cities via shape, color and sound. By way of thoughtful, engaging videos, NYC-based (via Australia...
DESIGN
Casper Wants You to Sleep Better
While the concept of "one size fits all" is one that many people are skeptical of, Casper's success surely supports that it's actually spot on when it comes to mattresses. The brand—which launched in 2014—stands by its "one perfect mattress" mantra...
DESIGN
Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Hand-Held Design
While many items—whether for travel or household use—have been designed to look beautiful, they oftentimes sacrifice function for aesthetics. That isn't the case with the products in our Hand-Held Design gift guide. From gold-handled scissors to an...
DESIGN
Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Motorbike Essentials
For many, owning a motorbike isn't just about riding—it's a theme that permeates one's entire existence and identity. We've trawled the web for motorbike-inspired gifts for those people in your life (whether it be a sister, uncle, pal or yourself...
DESIGN
Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Gold
Red and green may be the official adopted colors of the holiday season for many, but (like most) we are suckers for the allure of gold. For centuries, gold has been associated with royalty and luxury, and to this day, there's not much as sumptuous...
STYLE
Dish and DU/ER's Technologically-Minded "No Sweat" Pants
After wearing our DU/ER's slim fit "No Sweat" pants for several weeks now, and experiencing just how comfortable and functional they are, we wanted to explore their proprietary fabric even further. The pants not only look great but also have ample...
DESIGN
Find Out What Nana Will Do Next
From being blasted by a firehose to diving into a dumpster, Nexcare Nana—the brand's fearless hero—has been through just about every dirty, grimy and soaking wet situation one could think up. That is, until the brand called on the public to submit...
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