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CULTURE
Two Crowd-Sourced Contests
One surefire way to inject some inspiration into a project is by opening up the objective to the world at large. We were pleased to see crowd-sourcing contests by two very different artistic enterprises—Marvel Comics and Shepard Fairey for the LA...
DESIGN
Interview: PechaKucha's Mark Dytham
Advertorial content: As Heineken's second annual Your Future Bottle Design Challenge comes to a close we want to encourage all aspiring designers to get their final designs submitted via Facebook before the 1 March deadline for the chance to have...
DESIGN
UNICEF Create-A-Character Contest
For many adults, Halloween triggers memories of toting around a plastic pumpkin in search of the season's finest sugary snacks, but for some it recalls those classic UNICEF boxes used to collect change for children who not only won't receive candy...
DESIGN
Diesel "Only the Brave Tattoo" Gallery
Advertorial content: To commemorate the release of their new fragrance, Only The Brave Tattoo, Diesel invites the worldwide community of inked individuals to share their unique body art and the story behind their tattoo. Launching today, the Only...
DESIGN
Pattern Play Design Contest
Fans of the work of Marcel Wanders range from the casual to the obsessed. Called "the Lady Gaga of the design world" by The New York Times, the Dutch designer has shown transatlantic appeal, his pieces landing in museums from the V&A to the MoMA...
FOOD-DRINK
Duvel Collection Design Competition
Advertorial content: As part of a new competition, Duvel invited graphic artists from around the world to customize beer goblets with their work. The winning entry will become part of the Duvel Collection and will be available through their shop...
DESIGN
Ferrari World Design Contest
Ferrari invited us to their headquarters in Maranello, Italy to see the work of the seven finalists in their year-long World Design Contest. The contest tasked the students with devising a concept car design with the brief to reduce fuel consumption...
CULTURE
Leffe Beer: Craft Your Character
Advertorial content: With a history steeped in robust flavor, Belgian beer brand Leffe recently turned to the intriguing men of NYC to find a cast of characters whose personal stories matched the beer's extraordinary qualities. Part of Leffe's nationwide...
DESIGN
9x1
A few weeks ago we announced that we were running a contest to find out who you thought deserved Icon status, as a part of our content series with Audi. What we didn't tell you back then was what the exact prize is. As the Audi Icons series nears...
CULTURE
Mini Photo Box
For the next two weeks people passing through Berlin's Kurfürstendamm shopping boulevard will notice a giant campaign from Mini, telling them "It's Personal." The BMW offshoot is hitting Germany's capital with an interactive Photo Box, a booth...
DESIGN
Audi Icons Contest
By now, you'll hopefully have read one or more of the profiles we've been producing as part of the Audi Icons series, highlighting the work of emerging creative figures like Leon Ransmeier and Rafael de Cardenas. Though the individuals we're profiling...
CULTURE
Olympus PEN Your Short Film Challenge
During the recent Vail Film Festival Olympus challenged 20 teams of young filmmakers to shoot and edit a short film using only Olympus PEN E-PL2 cameras and lenses—a great way to show-off how powerful their high-end, compact cameras really...
DESIGN
Heineken Aluminium
Combining the ice-cold feel of a metal can with the classic glass bottle shape, the new Heineken Aluminum is the best of both beer worlds. The design features graphics printed with invisible ink that, when exposed to UV light, reveal an amusing...
DESIGN
Not Just A Container
Located in the heart of downtown Brooklyn's Fulton Street mall, the upcoming Dekalb Market will be home to a food market and incubator farm, restaurants, work-sell shops, a performance venue and more. One of the spaces dreamed up to enclose all...
TRAVEL
Virgin America's Mile-High Sweepstakes
Advertorial content: It wouldn't be surprising if after reading our recent round-up of great travel bags that some of you were bitten by the travel bug. Luckily, Virgin America is offering Cool Hunting readers a chance to win a round-trip flight...
TECH
Denon N7
Denon has long been a player in the high end audio market. Any company that can weather 100 years in such a competitive industry—one that has witnessed the massive paradigm shift from analog to digital—must be doing something right. While...
FOOD-DRINK
DonQ Master of All Skills
Advertorial content: It's one thing to master making a cocktail, and yet another to actually craft a spirit. Here at CH, we've experienced first-hand the skill and art that goes into creating a variety of our favorite drinks. The balance between...
DESIGN
CH Exclusives Giveaway
In an effort to treat our loyal readers outside of NYC right, we're giving away three items that are otherwise only available at our Cool Hunting for Gap shop to one lucky winner. The triple threat prize includes the insanely delicious Happy Goat...
CULTURE
Station To Station Reissue
Ground control to Bowie fans—the iconic singer today re-releases his legendary tenth studio album Station To Station with a web-based scavenger hunt to promote it. Simply gather all nine images of The Thin White Duke from around the web (starting...
CULTURE
Dos Equis Cargo Hunt Ticket Giveaway
Advertorial Content Visitors to CH may have noticed some ads on the site for Dos Equis' Cargo Hunt, the brew's online scavenger hunt game/contest suited only for the most interesting people. Complete with backstory, interactive games and prizes...
DESIGN
How Our Laws Are Made
Winner of the Sunlight Foundation's Design For America challenge, the colorful infographic "How Our Laws Are Made" offers clarity on the actions of the U.S. government. Using an enticing rainbow flow chart, the graphic simplifies the process while...
TECH
CH iPad Giveaway Number Six
We're now on our sixth iPad giveaway—to enter to win follow us on Twitter and tweet a pic of a Cadillac before 9am EST on 25 May 2010. Be sure to include @coolhunting and #cadillac so we can find your tweets. You probably know by now that...
TECH
Object Hunt
As design's savviest scour the streets of New York City this weekend in search of the best in global design, they may also spot white sticker silhouettes of iconic objects. Called Object Hunt, the city-wide initiative comes from a group of design...
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