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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...
CULTURE
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...
STYLE
Spiewak Outerwear: Recycled Down Process
NYC-based Spiewak is a brand steeped in history, yet has a vision toward the future. Founded in 1904, the family business began with handmade sheepskin vests which they sold on the docks of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and grew to provide pea coats...
DESIGN
Peak Design's Everyday Messenger
San Francisco-based brand Peak Design knows what they're doing when it comes to Kickstarter. In the past, they’ve launched four successful campaigns (including this modular wrist strap), with each wildly surpassing its funding goal within just a few...
FOOD-DRINK
Moët & Chandon's Dazzling MCIII Release
Acclaimed champagne houses do not release a new product lightly—let alone a heritage brand with over 270 years of winemaking savoir-faire and global brand awareness like Moët & Chandon. And yet, they've just added something to their roster that...
DESIGN
Infiniti's Breathtaking 'Dream Road' 360 Video
Traveling from Norway to the Italian Alps, then to Morocco and back again, "Dream Road" (which debuted at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance) is a breathtaking virtual reality ride in the Infiniti Q60 Concept car. Covering close to 3,500 miles...
TRAVEL
A Perfect LA Getaway With FoundersCard
From special rates and loyalty status with airlines to preferred pricing at some of our favorite shops—not to mention preferred rates, upgrades and amenities at hotels the world over—FoundersCard offers a lot. We've been members for years and have...
FOOD-DRINK
Hennessy Black Brunch Martini
While Hennessy might be a recognizable brand, many of us aren't aware of the cognac's nuances—or remain wary of cognac in general due to a lack of understanding. On a recent summer afternoon, the team at CH learned that Hennessy Black (which launched...
FOOD-DRINK
Hennessy Black Flor de Jamaica Cocktail
There's immediate brand recognition when people hear the name Hennessy. For many generations, the brand has been associated with a refined sipping experience. Yet not everybody is aware that Hennessy is a cognac—and that cognac is a region-specific...
DESIGN
Six Products and Services That Make Every Day Easier
With countless products hitting the market constantly—all claiming to make everyday life a little quicker, easier and more efficient—it can be tough to wade through the noise and find something truly useful. The team at Gillette put us up to the task...
DESIGN
What Will Nana Do Next?
Nexcare Brand has put Nexcare Nana—their water-, germ- and dirt-proof bandage-loving, elderly comedic character—through all kinds of dramatic tests for the "Will It or Won't It?" video series which debuted last year. Whether it's being blasted...
DESIGN
Pirelli: Innovation and Luxury
Founded in 1872 and represented in over 160 countries, it's no surprise that when people think of tires they think of Pirelli. Given that tires are integral to a vehicle's functionality, handling and performance; it’s essential that they’re high quality...
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