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CULTURE
ASSEMBLE XII: A Sonic Experiment at the Ace Hotel
It's CMJ week in NYC, meaning the streets are flooded with thousands of artists vying for attention. In a festival that offers more music than anyone can possibly endure, avant-garde performance experiment ASSEMBLE puts on a sonic experience like...
CULTURE
NYC's Newest (and Only) French Bookstore, Albertine
For the past five years, New York City has—surprisingly, considering its international reputation and community—been lacking something: a French language bookstore. They had all shuttered, one by one, until the last, Librairie de France in Rockefeller...
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...
DESIGN
The Bosco Evolves
When we last checked in with The Bosco in 2012, the freshly formed start-up was touting its high-end instant GIF booth and video confessional. With GIF photobooths now all the rage at parties, The Bosco has evolved into a company that "bridges the...
FOOD-DRINK
Pig&Rig's Portable Party
One of the best summer activities is the backyard party—playing music until it echoes down the street, the smell of meat and veggies smoking on the grill, refreshing drinks and merrymaking until the sun goes down. Offering all this in single package...
CULTURE
Rude Baguette's Paris Founders Event
Rude Baguette—which began as a blog and a daily newspaper—is a French startup supporter that's growing as fast as the needs of the creative community. The blog combines breaking news with analysis and opinion to cover startups, foreign companies...
CULTURE
Interview: Frank Pavich, Director of Jodorowsky’s Dune
by Charlotte Anderson Some 10 years before David Lynch’s 1984 adaptation of the popular science fiction novel "Dune" by Frank Herbert, Chilean-French filmmaker (and icon) Alejandro Jodorowsky was already penning his own screenplay. His goal was...
CULTURE
Dances of Vice
Whether performing at the annual invocation of Edward Gorey on Halloween, creating a '60s spy film (complete with a femme fatale) or working with the Japan Society to evoke the otherworldly quality of primal futurism by light sculptor Mariko Mori...
DESIGN
The 2013 Aperture Benefit with Jakob Trollbäck
For this year's benefit, Aperture is hosting the work of Swedish designer Jakob Trollbäck on 28 October at the Frank Gehry designed IAC's New York City headquarters. For the first time, the not-for-profit photography foundation will throw its annual...
DESIGN
Pitch Night 2013
After the success of last year's Pitch + Drink + Make, Cool Hunting is putting on its second edition of Pitch Night in collaboration with NYC's innovative boutique Story. On Tuesday, 22 October, join Story founder Rachel Shechtman and Cool Hunting...
TECH
Gertrude Salons
Kenneth Schlenker—a French-born tech entrepreneur and ex-Google employee—isn't the most predictable person to disrupt New York's stolid art scene. Several startups have tried to bring the art world online, mostly by creating marketplaces for buyers...
CULTURE
Happy Birthday Dear Academie
London, Paris, Milan and New York are usually the first cities that come to mind as the breeding grounds of art and culture. Yet it's in Antwerp, Belgium (with a population of around 500,000), where the Royal Academy of Fine Arts has been producing...
DESIGN
Reasons To Be Creative
Before London begins to gear up for its 11th annual Design Festival this September, an array of visionaries are headed to the beach for the award-winning Reasons To Be Creative (RTBC) conference. Helmed by Flash developer John Davey, the yearly three...
CULTURE
Dress Up Screenings at Cinefamily
by Mya Stark "Dream on" is the perpetual motto of artist, illustrator and designer Alia Penner. Raised in the sylvan groves of LA counter-culture haven Topanga Canyon, Penner makes psychedelic, peacock-hued collages, paintings, photography and...
CULTURE
Diesel Summer Cultural Calendar
Advertorial content: Scents are built with an occasion in mind. From the shores of a Croatian beach music festival to ringside at a Muay Thai match on the Hudson River, your perfume is meant to prepare you for the next adventure. In that spirit, we...
CULTURE
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...
TRAVEL
The Oasis Clubhouse
With both attuned expats and locals on the ground, boutique hospitality company Oasis Collections is doing the necessary footwork to create a highly selective portfolio of attractive properties around South America. The Airbnb-like service evolved...
CULTURE
MoMA in May
There are a lot of new things going on at the New York Museum of Modern Art this May. A few new exhibitions, the 100th installation in the Projects series, an interactive studio café and even a new schedule all come into play. To keep you organized...
DESIGN
Heineken Presents The Magazzini Milan 2013
Advertorial Content: As the days tick away until this year's Milan Design Week, running 9-13 April 2013, we're looking forward to our Designer Master Classes and a slew of other design events to be held at Heineken's collaborative space, The Magazzini...
DESIGN
Cool Hunting Designer Master Classes in Milan
This year, in addition to our annual coverage of Milan's Design Week, we've teamed up with Heineken to hold a series of Designer Master Classes on 9, 10 and 11 April 2013 at The Heineken Magazzini in Milan's Zona Tortona. In order to give our readers...
CULTURE
99U Conference 2013 Speakers
The speaker line-up for this year's 99U conference—which we helped co-found with Behance in 2009—was announced earlier today. The conference, set to be held on 2-3 May 2013, will feature talks by Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia, TaskRabbit...
CULTURE
Stencil Style 101 Book Launch and Holiday DIY Event
Tomorrow night, 13 December, Cool Hunting will be joining Stencil1 to launch our friend Ed Roth's new book, "Stencil Style 101," with a very crafty DIY stencil holiday party. Held in Converse's creative space, Rubber Tracks, the event will celebrate...
DESIGN
Pitch + Drink + Make
Next Tuesday, 23 October 2012, Cool Hunting will be joining founder Rachel Shechtman of the rotating NYC pop-up boutique, Story, for "Pitch + Drink + Make," an evening idea-sharing session aimed at designers and craftsmen. Makers of all walks are...
TECH
London Design Festival iPhone App
Like many of the world's art and design fairs, when the London Design Festival began 10 years ago, the biggest challenge was actually navigating the event itself. Always teeming with a surplus of exciting offerings from across the creative disciplines...
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