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Bowers & Wilkins T7 Bluetooth Speaker
For their consumer-level products, English audio equipment experts Bowers & Wilkins have always managed to merge their top quality engineering with sensible, pleasing design without making too many sacrifices in either area—as we've seen with their...
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GrowlerWerks
In Portland, Oregon, nearly every neighborhood boasts its own brewery, and the takeout container of choice is usually the cheap, refillable and readily available growler. However, the growler has one fatal flaw: its screw-on cap lets in air. Unless...
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Panoramic Sound Recording with Boom Boom
by Laura Feinstein There are many ways to spin a good yarn. At this year’s Future of Storytelling Summit (FoST), a yearly meeting of the cross-disciplinary minds spanning tech, design, experiential and innovation, founder Charlie Melcher (of Melcher...
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Smash Cup
by Chérmelle Edwards Ben Melinger was at a coffee shop when he came up with Smash Cup—an idea to hopefully lessen his (and others') coffee cup footprint. Combining functionality with eco-friendliness, Melinger takes to Kickstarter today with his...
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Pro-Idee's Camping Cutlery
Camping season is upon the Northern Hemisphere and when you want to travel light, every item counts. From biodegradable utensils to a set that folds up into a pocket knife, we've come across a few appealing designs in portable cutlery. The newest...
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Closca's Collapsible Bike Helmet
What deters many from strapping on a helmet before biking to the grocery store or utilizing a city's bike-share program is oftentimes the burden of carrying around the bulky (but potentially life-saving) accessory after the bike is parked. Here's...
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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...
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Foald's Pillar Laptop Stand Remedies Poor Posture
If you're reading this article on your laptop, chances are your back is hunched, elbows are scrunched and your neck is craned. The invention of the portable computer has been a boon for mankind, but as laptops become the preferred machine of choice...
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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...
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The Floyd Leg
by Emily Bihl Furnishing a new home can be a daunting task for anyone, but for those who tend to regularly relocate, it's an even greater challenge. Furniture shopping oftentimes inspires a special blend of dread and guilt at the thought of having...
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CH Gift Guide: Schlep It Up a Notch
Whether it's hauling home groceries in the trunk of a classic car, kids in the cargo carrier of a Christiana bike, or tackling laundry in an urban environment, schlepping is a natural part of a busy life. Make it easier on your favorite workhorse...
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Coburns by Fine Grain
Together, Levi Price and Eric Rea make up Fine Grain, a new design duo that formed in 2012 for their first product, the Bowden iPad case. It combines aircraft-grade aluminum, hardwood and leather to protect your iPad thoroughly without making sacrifices...
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Move by NudeAudio
Why own a portable speaker that connects to your smartphone or computer over Bluetooth, when you are never compelled to move the speaker from its "spot"? Counteracting the current trend of premium wireless speakers that just tend to sit there, newcomer...
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Traveler Zita at Maison & Objet 2013
by Dora Haller With special focus on kitchen utilities, this autumn's Maison & Objet—the Parisian design trade show which ran from 6-10 September—offered simple innovations alongside more decadent wares. CH enthusiastically trawled through the vast...
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Mini Jambox
Since its introduction in November 2010, Jawbone's Jambox has done what few products in its space have: remained relevant. While we've since seen various iterations of the Yves Béhar design, from Big Jambox to our very own CH Edition Jambox, the...
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Luxi Light Meter
After a very successful round of crowd-funding earlier this spring, the Luxi light meter—created by Extrasensory Devices—is ready for users. A small diffusion dome that fits securely over the front-facing camera, Luxi easily turns any iPhone 5 or...
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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...
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WaterBean Filter
While there are a plethora of water filtration containers on the market, from the popular Bobble to the elegant Nava by Kor or Eau Good, WaterBean proposes to do the same, without the bottle. On a fishing trip with his family, UK-born, Japan-based...
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Emerald Pax
As the official color of living plants, green is a highly appropriate hue for Ploom to choose as the latest shade for their kazoo-shaped vaporizer, the Pax. The San Francisco-based tobacco start-up launched the convenient, portable smoking device...
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MUJI Splash-Proof Smartphone Speaker
Japanese design powerhouse MUJI has released a new water-resistant speaker for your smartphone. Though this is an entirely new design, MUJI is far from a newcomer to the world of practical audio equipment. Back in 2000, Naoto Fukasawa designed the...
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Grain Audio
New York-based outfit Grain Audio is determined to make some noise. Launching today on Kickstarter, the small start-up resolves to stand out with a range of goods to fulfill all of your critical listening needs—from the petite Bluetooth-enabled...
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Pax
Shaped like a little kazoo, the Pax vaporizer is undoubtedly music to any concerned smoker's ears, even without any actual instrumental capability. The ingenious gadget—created by San Francisco tobacco upstart Ploom—not only provides...
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KANZ Field Power Desk
For intrepid travelers, the ability to actually send an email, upload a video or simply maintain power remotely is essential. After the success of their Field Kitchen, KANZ Outdoors introduces the Field Power Desk to do all that. The desk features...
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Popbar
Churning out a flavorful variety of portable ice cream, yogurt and sorbet snacks from their NYC shop, popbar has us hooked on a warmer sweet. The newest addition to the brand's all-natural, kosher-certified lineup (including vegan sorbet varieties...
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