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Tesseron Cognac
It comes as no surprise that Tesseron Cognac—with its family lineage at the pinnacle of winemaking—is among the more graceful and interesting offerings in the world of brandy. Alfred Tesseron is the current director of the stunning estate in the...
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Peacock Feather Memento Mori
Across myriad religions and ancient myths, the peacock feather has always carried a positive symbolic meaning, especially that of renewal. Porcelain manufactory of the Bavarian crown, Nymphenburg, has incorporated the avian emblem into their works...
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Tanner's Apron
With locally sourced hides, spruce bark collected from the local lumbering industry, water from the Pite River and countless years of saddlery experience, Böle is producing some of the most considered leather goods in the world. The four generations...
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...
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The Handpoker
Brooklyn studio Death at Sea turns to a time-honored craft for its latest 3D-printed offering, with the Handpoker—a tool for stick-and-poke tattoos. The palm-sized, stainless steel Handpoker is fueled by designer Matt Cavanaugh's background in architecture...
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A Mercantile Meal
Portland, Oregon is a city of craft-focused entrepreneurs where many of the ideas for successful small businesses start from chance conversations among friends. Recognizing this, Jason French and Michelle Battista of Ned Ludd—an intimate Portland...
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DIY Bubblegum Kit
Just in at Australia's Third Drawer Down shop is a DIY bubblegum kit perfect for kids—or adults who love a little childlike fun. Inside the box is everything needed to make your own chewy, colorful, gooey bubbles: ingredients and flavoring, plus...
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Water Tower Kit
One of the most visible and beloved fixtures of the NYC city skyline has been condensed for at-home enjoyment in a charming little kit. Kids ages 6+ and, we suspect, many adults, will delight in recreating the iconic water tower as a tabletop cardboard...
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Marimekko Mr Roes
Designer Kirsty Anderson creates a wood nymph's fantasy world with her repurposed fabric-covered vintage pieces. Having scooped up a bounty of Marimekko fabric in Helsinki, she introduces the diminutive Mr Roe, a bright and chipper patterned bust...
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Finger Printing Art Kit
Turn human fingerprints into funny little creatures with this ink and stamp set for kids. The reusable tin comes packed with 10 color pencils, 10 stamps, three ink pads and an "ideas" sheet to get the creative juices flowing.
DESIGN
Voyager
As the NASA spacecraft Voyager I pierced the outer reaches of our solar system in its 36th year of travel (and became the farthest manmade craft from Earth), New York City designer Ken Amarit questioned "what it means to be on an endless mission...
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Uncorporate Gift Sets
Albert Einstein once said, "The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen all at once." Well Dr. Einstein, we can think of another reason. Without time, there would be no reason to wear one of these stylish and socially progressive...
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Yellow Owl's Little Prints
Creative force Christine Schmidt shares her lively ideas for making simple, unique projects for kids of all ages using stamps, stencils and prints in "Yellow Owl's Little Prints." Kids will love it and parents will cherish the endless entertainment...
DESIGN
Fideli Sundqvist: I Love Paper
In the summer of 2011, Fideli Sundqvist presented her graduation project at Stockholm's Konstfack University. In the midst of the overblown gaudy work from the art departments, the conceptual design pieces and rivers of clichéd scratchy pencil illustrations...
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Warhol Pencil Set
Carry Warhol-isms with you everywhere you go with a set of colorful Andy Warhol Philosophy Pencils. The pack comes with a set of eight inscribed pencils, so there's plenty of sage soundbites, from "Art is what you can get away with" to "Wasting money...
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Interview: Ben Gravy of Quaffing Gravy
With a logo drawn by a tattoo artist and screen-printed directly onto its bottles, new UK beer brand Quaffing Gravy is guaranteed to stand out in the UK's burgeoning craft beer scene. The company's first beer—an easy drinking pale ale—is just about...
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Cool Hunting Video Presents: Filson
With the imminent launch of their new factory and global headquarters—the first move for the brand in 80 years—Filson invited us in for a first look at their new space. We got a unique peek behind the scenes and learned how this classic luggage...
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BOFFO Fire Island Art Camp
By claiming public spaces for artistic enrichment, New York City's non-profit arts organization BOFFO continues to create ambitious participatory art projects. Their mission encourages engagement with works stemming from collaborations between communities...
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Interview: Sam Walton of Hole & Corner
Hole & Corner is a brand new bi-annual print magazine devoted to "celebrating craft, beauty, passion and skill." Hot off the press, issue one takes a look at how Chris King carefully handcrafts the world's best cricket bats, profiles young British...
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Fangblade by Stephan Alexandr
Continuing his curious exploration of alternative uses for animal bones, Portland's Stephan Alexandr recently released his latest artistic creation—the Fangblade. Carved from alligator jawbones, the handy letter-openers still sport vestigial teeth...
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Mount Your Maker by Stephan Alexander
When we last caught up with Portland-based artist and designer Stephan Alexander, he had just put the finishing touches on a stunning SS11 collection for Sticks & Stones accessories—a label he co-founded in 2009. While time hasn't changed his...
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Cool Hunting c/o Quarterly Co: Shipment Five
Our Quarterly Co subscribers know we love to work with artists and are very inspired by our travels. CHQ05, just hitting mailboxes, celebrates Huichol, a traditional Mexican art and craft using small colorful beads to decorate clothing, instruments...
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Animal Farm
Making the rounds on the web this week, a charming set of light fixtures inject sleek design—and fun—into the realm of bottle lamps, which can run the risk of looking like DIY kitsch. Animal Farm, a series of abstract pig, giraffe, penguin...
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