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DESIGN
Collection Two: Uganda From The Citizenry
Following a successful first release, incorporating materials and craftsmanship from Peru and Argentina, socially conscious design house The Citizenry presents Collection Two: Uganda. Partnering with artisans throughout the country to source materials...
DESIGN
Seven Designers of the Future at La Rinascente
Each year during Milan Design week, SaloneSatellite is the area of Salone del Mobile devoted to emerging designers and schools. This is one of the true hot-spots—the place to find the future of industrial and furniture design. For the second year...
DESIGN
CH Gift Guide: Back At It
Another summer has come and gone for those living north of the equator. In the States, Labor Day sadly signals the end of weekends at the beach, long lunches in the park, carefree bike rides and any other casual outdoor activity in which bare skin...
FOOD-DRINK
The Coffee Filter Refined with Bairro Alto's AltoAir
There are no ends to a coffee lover's quest to make the perfect cup in the comfort of home. Sure destination coffee shops will always have their place, but there is a certain satisfaction gained from making your own cup first thing in the morning...
STYLE
Crest & Co: Preserving a Legacy of Craftsmanship
While luxury is a word that gets thrown around casually, the just-launched private online shopping destination Crest & Co truly embodies it. With a focus more on quality, craftsmanship and identity than fashionable brands, the shop offers the best...
CULTURE
Offscreen: A Magazine Dedicated to the People Behind the Pixels
It's a universal truth that digital technology and the internet have inhabited major portions of our lives and economic systems. From keeping in touch to paying bills and even improving the world around us, technology is at the core of nearly everything...
TECH
Master & Dynamic's MH40 Headphones
As offices grow evermore headphone-friendly and creative co-working spaces surge in popularity, the market has opened up even further for reliable, attractive headphone options that get real loud—but keep all that sound contained in the ear-pad...
DESIGN
Bose SoundTrue Headphones
We've tried countless pairs of headphones over the past 11 years at Cool Hunting, and some have stood out for impeccable audio quality, while others were more packable or comfortable on the ear. Headphones are, for most people, an essential part...
CULTURE
James Victore: Burning Questions
The lives of designers, freelancers and creatives are fraught with ups and downs. Projects come, contracts go, clients run the gamut from perfect to impossible, and sometimes the creative juices just don't flow when they're most needed. No one knows...
DESIGN
Daniel Emma Magnifier
While the monocle is of course the magnifier of choice for the Scrooge McDucks of the world, the simple bronze magnifier by Australian design studio Daniel Emma is certainly the one for the creative class. Designed to be used both for enlarging...
TECH
MagBak iPad Mini and Air Mount
In early September 2013 MagBak was successfully funded—at nearly five times their goal—through Kickstarter, bringing the world's thinnest iPad mount to life. Now, some six months later, MagBak is again on the crowdfunding site, this time with a...
DESIGN
Kone Brewing System
In recent years, pour-over coffee has become the new standard for those looking to get the most from their morning cup. While the stripped-down method of brewing brings out the richest flavor profile from the beans, it's not always the most convenient...
DESIGN
DeLonghi PrimaDonna Exclusive
It's hard to beat a handcrafted espresso from a skilled barista. Pulling shots and texturing milk takes skill and attention to detail, and the human touch in preparing coffee will never become obsolete. Still, stepping out to your neighborhood cafe...
DESIGN
Finell
It takes something pretty special to stand out at the NY NOW home, lifestyle and design show that features over 2,800 exhibitors from around the world, and the debut collection from Austin-based Finell managed to do just that. At once unapologetically...
DESIGN
Vide Poche
Australian multidisciplinary designer Henry Wilson's Vide Poche is a perfectly-sized tabletop organizer for your day-to-day detritus. Sand-casted in either aluminum or bronze, the tray's sloping silhouette is reminiscent of an industrial shovel...
DESIGN
Steelcase Gesture Chair
The way we sit at our desks has changed over the years, which is no surprise considering the increased range and form of our daily tools. Desktop computer screens are bigger, laptops are smaller and now there are tablets and mobile phones in the...
TECH
Pylon
Whether it's hosting a house party or having clients come to your office, chances are you've dealt with giving out your network details—and you know it's a bit of a pain. It can also be a security liability; with so many of your own devices connected...
FOOD-DRINK
Breville Oracle Espresso Machine
Given time and the proper tools, it's not difficult to learn how to make an exceptional cup of coffee—but to do it consistently, time after time? That's the real trick. In this instance, the Breville Oracle aims to save the day. The recently released...
DESIGN
Piperoid Robots
When it came to Lego starships, friendship bracelets and sandcastles, there was nothing like getting your hands a little dirty and creating daily, back when we were kids. It's a shame that for so many adults—even for many of us working in creative...
TECH
DECK by SOL Republic
Wireless speakers continue to innovate and differentiate in order to pull away from the herd. Known for their high-quality and almost indestructible headphones, SOL Republic's latest offering, a collaboration with Motorola, The DECK—released today...
TECH
Saidokā
Charging your iPhone at home or the office often means the device is out of arm's reach and chained to the nearest outlet. Realizing this, LA-based design studio Bluelounge—which has already garnered an impressive arsenal of simple, organizational...
TECH
Microsoft Office 365
By Evan Orensten and James Thorne We've been trying out Windows 8 for a while now—not to mention testing the new generation of tablets and notebooks that has sprung up around the OS. Our overall impression is that it addresses the market's...
DESIGN
Poppin's Color-Conscious Evolution
Poppin, the maker of stylish but affordable office products ranging from thumb tacks to notebooks to ping pong conference tables, launched its beta site the spring of 2011. Since then, the much-buzzed-about company has more than doubled in size...
DESIGN
WeCross by Dror
Whether he's designing expandable luggage for Tumi or an entire island off the coast of Turkey, each project Dror Benshetrit and his design studio undertake demands a unique approach. The same goes for his latest project, WeCross, a creative lab...
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