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STYLE
Nido: Handmade Knitwear from Argentina
Knitwear, at the moment, has never been more interesting—in the last month alone, we've covered everything from psychedelic beach-inspired couture to soft iridescent blankets to a new dedicated biannual magazine. And in the world of hand-knitted...
FOOD-DRINK
Terrazas Wines for Summer BBQs
Asado is the national dish of Argentina, and the word represents two separate meanings: first, a broad range of techniques associated with cooking barbecue and the traditional dish that ensues, and second, the actual barbecue event. Though the country...
TRAVEL
Tres Arbolitios
Tucked away in the heart of Mendoza, a catering-company-meets-restaurant is facilitating an authentic and exciting way to eat like an Argentinian—even if just for the day. Started by ex-pats Reesa Kashuk, Alise Howell, Mateo Fabersunne and local...
CULTURE
Cool Hunting Video Presents: Manuel Ameztoy
For the final video from our adventures in Buenos Aires we visit the studio of the fantastic visual artist Manuel Ameztoy. Ameztoy works exclusively with paper cut-outs, creating fragile installations on an epic scale. We caught up with him the day...
CULTURE
Cool Hunting Video Presents: Faena Arts Center
For our latest video we took a trip down to Buenos Aires to see the second exhibition of the new Faena Arts Center. We spoke with the center's executive director, Ximena Caminos, about the need for freedom in art, the opportunities the center has...
DESIGN
Chairless
It was just a question of time before someone came up with an iPad-ready chair, or we should say a "magical and revolutionary" chair. Vitra just introduced Chairless, a tool for sitting designed by Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena. A simple and...
DESIGN
Burgues Script
Every once in a while a typeface makes you step back and appreciate the letter forms from the words they spell. Argentinean type designer Alejandro Paul was recently recognized by the Type Director's Club for the superior craftsmanship of his...
CULTURE
Cool Hunting Video Presents: Juana Molina: Nugroove vol. 10
Episode 84 visits Argentine songstress Juana Molina at her ranch outside of Buenos Aires and at a live performance in NYC. In this exclusive interview, she shares her songwriting technique, her approach to incorporating electronic music and her experience...
STYLE
Brinco Sneakers
Although only 1000 of these shoes were made, these limited edition sneakers are more about art than footwear. Featured in the Printed Matter booth at Art Basel and designed by Argentine-born artist Judi Werthein, Brincos were created for migrant workers...
DESIGN
Landscape Plates
Landscape Plates are a concept from an eclectic mix of Argentinians in Buenos Aires. Martín Brizuela, Roy García, Magdalena Glade and Federico Paterson bring together backgrounds in design, advertising and media to create a dozen unique...