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Your 15 Minutes Await With Absolut's Andy Warhol Art Exchange
As the grandfather of Pop Art, Andy Warhol and his legacy are those of appropriation. Already canonical, his images become increasingly powerful the more they are repeated and translated into new mediums. For their latest collaboration, Absolut is...
DESIGN
Story + Cool Hunting: Pitch Night 2014
If you are a designer or maker able to spend an evening in NYC and have a product ready to sell, we at Cool Hunting want to see it. After two successful iterations, Rachel Shechtman of editorial concept shop STORY and the team at Cool Hunting are...
CULTURE
The 19th Annual Webby Awards: Call for Entries
Now in its 19th rendition, the annual Webby Awards has again begun accepting entries. With five main categories—Websites, Online Film & Video, Interactive Advertising & Media, Mobile Sites & Apps, Social—there's plenty of opportunity to get involved...
DESIGN
The Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2014
After sharing the stunning works of last year's winners, we're pleased to announce this year's call for entries at the third annual Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards. Co-founder David McCandless (himself a data visualizer) recognized the importance...
CULTURE
Cool Hunting Video: Flex
Not long ago, we were honored to meet some of Brooklyn, NY's premiere competitive dancers and experts in the Flex style. We spent a few hours with the crew—learning about the style and watching some fantastic moves—and their remarkable talents were...
DESIGN
The 2014 Architizer A+ Awards Winners
The second annual Architizer A+ Awards results are in, and 129 winners in more than 60 categories were announced today. Cool Hunting is proud to be a media partner with the global architecture awards program and applauds the work of the participants...
DESIGN
Alcatel ONETOUCH Unexpected Casting Campaign
Advertorial content: Though Albrecht Dürer, the 15th-century German painter, is widely credited as the first artist to explore self-portraiture, the origins of today’s selfie actually extend all the way back to man’s first scrawlings in the caves...
DESIGN
The 2014 Architizer A+ Awards
Cool Hunting is proud to be a media partner for the second annual Architizer A+ Awards. This year showed the debut of a new category, Product Awards, as well as new faces to the jury panel (including CH's very own founder, Josh Rubin) and the first...
DESIGN
Rijksmuseum + Etsy
The famed Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam houses many masterpieces of Dutch history and culture, including "The Milkmaid" by Vermeer (c1660), "The Merry Family" by Jan Steen (1668) and, of course, "The Night Watch" by Rembrandt (1642). The museum's holdings...
TECH
Google and Saatchi Gallery Motion Photography Prize
Now accepting submissions through 1 April 2014, social media (and more) service Google+ renews their Saatchi Gallery partnership with a competition embracing moving photography. Google+ just unveiled Motion, a free tool that enables users to animate...
TRAVEL
Interview: Moi Torrallardona
We recently had the incredibly exciting opportunity to join Land Rover on their latest Driven Challenge; a time-crunching race across the Empty Quarter in Saudi Arabia—one of the harshest environments on the planet. Land Rover's aim was to prove...
DESIGN
Second Annual Architizer A+ Awards
After a successful launch last year, the Architizer A+ Awards are back for their second round and Cool Hunting is proud to offer our support as a media partner. Honoring the best in innovative contemporary architecture and design, the program officially...
DESIGN
Lasvit Tour de France Trophy 2013
As the 100th Tour de France came to close on Sunday, 21 July, Briton Chris Froome hoisted the trophy for the first time. While the athletic accomplishment is an impressive one, the sculptural trophy itself is commendable as well. Produced by designer...
DESIGN
Information is Beautiful Awards 2013
We've been slammed with facts, statistics and reports for as long as we've known how to ingest and interpret them. There's a reason why infographics have surged in popularity and been mobilized by the news media; no trick can plant a fact more firmly...
DESIGN
Heineken Your Future Bottle Challenge 2013: One Week Left To Enter
Advertorial content: To celebrate Heineken's 140th year in the beer business the Dutch brand is hosting another bottle redesign challenge. Announced late in 2012, the second annual Your Future Bottle Design Challenge puts an extensive archive...
DESIGN
Architizer A+ Awards
Created as a way to honor innovation and impressive new structures in architecture, the Architizer A+ Awards today announce their finalists and open up voting to the public on the much anticipated popular choice award. Judged by 200 jurors including...
DESIGN
L'Etagere-en-Bois
Seeing Lausanne University of Art and Design (ECAL) students top international design competitions is nothing new. Most recently, the prestigious D3 Contest, part of the international furniture fair IMM Cologne, has awarded its first prize distinction...
TECH
Olympus BioScapes 2012
Each year as part of the Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition, the world's most impressive images and movies of life science subjects taken by microscope are put on show. The work of this year's more than 2000 entrants delivered striking...
DESIGN
Architizer A+ Awards
Created as a way to honor innovation in contemporary architecture and design, the Architizer A+ Awards are now nearing the final entry deadline of 21 December 2012. Entrants will be judged by 200 jurors across 50+ categories, and the winners will...
DESIGN
Heineken Future Bottle Design Challenge 2013: Remix Our Future
Advertorial content: After the success of last year's inaugural bottle redesign challenge—which saw over 30,000 entries from more than 140 countries—Heineken today launches its second annual global bottle design competition. This year...
DESIGN
Low-Tech Factory
For its 14th edition earlier this month, Designers' Saturdays in Langenthal, Switzerland invited ECAL undergraduate and Masters students in industrial and product design to let their imagination run free while developing a series of machines exploring...
DESIGN
The Boswash Shareway
Last week in Istanbul a six month long discourse on the future of mobility in our megacities culminated an impressive showing of concepts from five international architecture firms visualizing their home cities in the year 2030. Organized as a competition...
CULTURE
Bullrun Rally 2012
More than just an excuse to take your super-car from the track to the open road, the Bullrun Rally is an eight-day adventure putting driving abilities, navigational skills and overall gravitas to the test. Started in 2004 with a cross-country...
DESIGN
The 25th Biennial of Graphic Design Brno
by Adam Štěch In its 25th edition, the Biennial of Graphic Design in Brno, Czech Republic, takes a radical turn in its new organizational team, exhibition concept, and a more curated approach to the selection of artworks and accompanying...
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