Design + Assemble Your Dream City With Arckit
Since its launch in 2014, Arckit has provided architectural modeling systems for individuals of all skill levels—from children to dreamers and professional urban planners and designers. Their signature snap-together pieces and comprehensive kits allow...
Star Wars Propel Battle Drones
It's safe to say that the last few weeks have been very good for "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" and, entirely unrelated, drone sales. Images of and from the latter filled up social media post-holidays as new owners tested out what can be called...
Bob Mizer's Two-Volume "AMG: 1000 Model Directory"
Taschen's forthcoming "Bob Mizer. AMG: 1000 Model Directory" two-volume tome is far more than a collection of over 1000 hunky, near-nude bodybuilders and celebrities. (Though, that's definitely part of the allure.) Within both volumes, one bears witness...
Brutal London by Zupagrafika
Paper models of buildings and animals are some of the most simple and classic children’s toys. But turning something 2D into a 3D sculpture never gets boring—and when you combine the DIY factor with interesting designs, you have the recipe for Brutal...
Best of CH 2014: Cool Hunting Video
Cuddling up with friends and family to watch some home videos is a classic holiday pastime, and the CH family can't help but get nostalgic by revisiting some of our own greatest videos this year. With camera in tow, the CH video team had the fortunate...
During Milan Design Week, visitors are faced with an overwhelming array of options of events and showcases, but many won't bother with the Interni guide (which lists all the official events) and they'll go rogue, taking home some of the best tales...
Cool Hunting Video: World's Largest Toy Car Collection
by Granny Cart Productions In a small building in Beirut, Lebanon sits the largest collection of toy cars in the world—that's over 30,000 model cars and 400 dioramas. On a recent trip to the region, we stopped by and spoke with owner and collector...
Space Craft and Satellite Models
London-based toymakers Papafoxtrot create objects you'll want to hold on to well past childhood. Their spacecraft and satellite models, replicas of the Cygnus, the Geotail and the ORS-1, are each made entirely of wood, the company's specialty.
Intrepid Space Shuttle
This is indeed a pocket-sized rocket. It is in fact, the supremely miniature In Air Space Shuttle, just a micro-version of the original orbiter. Die-cast with no assembly required, this fascinating replica of arguably man's greatest technological feat...
Lego Architecture Studio
There's no denying that the Lego Architecture series serves as an excellent excuse for big kids to get their hands on a classic children's toy. Just like those days of Lego Star Fighters; you diligently follow each step, patiently trying not to...
Certain things come to mind when the words "modeling agency" are mentioned. Rarely do those things include cabaret artists, stand-up comedians or burlesque performers. The new Berlin-based agency WeAreUnlikeYou aims to change that by finding individuals...
A delightful toy plane with a 29-inch wingspan handmade from balsa wood by Brooklyn-based design duo Fredericks & Mae for ABC Carpet & Home.
Wood Model Cargo Ships
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The Little Book of Big Breasts and The Little Book of Big Penis
Whatever your persuasion, two of Taschen's upcoming releases are sure to keep you satisfied. The Little Book of Big Breasts and The Little Book of Big Penis pack a punch in just 192 palm-sized pages. The 4.7 x 6.5-inch book is discrete enough...