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Interview: Multimedia Artist Yuri Suzuki
One of the more powerful installations at Milan Design Week 2017 was London-based multimedia artist Yuri Suzuki’s “First of all, it’s not 100% demonstrating a car, but they really wanted to demonstrate the concept—the philosophy behind what they...
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Squarespace: Showcasing Talent
As a group of editors constantly on the lookout for emerging designers and artists, the team at CH understands the value of an accurate, beautiful demonstration of talent. Sites can be too busy, or mistake scantness for minimalism. UX problems are...
DESIGN
The Lexus Design Award: Predicting What Comes Next
The Lexus Design Award and event is always one of the highlights of Milan Design Week—and 2017's incarnation is no exception. The award celebrates design's potential by reaching out to new voices around the world to see how we can solve problems through...
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PIXEL announced as winner of Lexus Design Award under the mentorship of Snarkitecture
Settling in to its fifth year, the Lexus Design Award is a global competition held annually, with an installation, presentation and winner announced at Milan Design Week. Over 1,100 entrants submitted ideas for this year's award, exploring the theme...
DESIGN
The Making of Hästens Beds
Hästens has been making some of the world's finest beds by hand in Sweden for 165 years. We initially visited their headquarters and factory in Köping back in 2000. With the launch of their first ever publicly available bed collaborations, we knew...
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Bvlgari's New Manifattura
We spent two days at Bvlgari’s new state-of-the-art Manifattura—the most significant jewelry making workshop in Europe—located between Milan and Turin in Valenza, one of Italy’s largest and most historical gold-making capitals. On a property once owned...
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Introducing William Schwing: the First-Ever #LiveThem Award Winner
The first-ever #LiveThem Award—a unique initiative from Gear Patrol, COOL HUNTING and Rémy Martin®—has been fascinating to follow. The entries were countless and the passions wildly varied. The winner was difficult to pick, but ultimately we chose...
TECH
Fit and Healthy by Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz can now enhance the wellbeing of its passengers through a coordinated stimulation of the senses in response to the driver’s state of mind. "Fit & Healthy,” which launches in the very near future, connects to a driver’s Mercedes Me...
CULTURE
Steven Spazuk's Impressive Fire Art
In a truly romantic tale, artist Steven Spazuk says that the idea to paint using flames came to him in a dream. After his first attempt—which resulted in a page burnt to a crisp—he became obsessed with perfecting the technique. From there, he started...
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How $10,000 Will Help These People Further Their Talents
When we created the #LiveThem Award with our friends at Rémy Martin® and Gear Patrol we felt kicking off the year with a $10,000 award was a great way to help one of our readers further develop one of their talents, and today we are one step closer...
CULTURE
"Short Journeys" Film Series
Directed by Dutch-born Sam de Jong, a new film series entitled "Short Journeys" includes four shorts that each focus on very human relationships—with the world around us, our loved ones, and ourselves. In a first for Cadillac, these films were produced...
STYLE
lululemon men: Kelly Serfoss
"I live in the pursuit of finding comfort in discomfort, which starts with having the right tools for the task at hand,” says photographer Kelly Serfoss, who when out in the field, relies effortless apparel to allow him to focus on the work before...
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lululemon men: Tobi Shinobi
Tobi Shonibare, better known by his social media moniker Tobi Shinobi, is obsessed with balance and symmetry. The self-taught architecture photographer’s Instagram account is an inspiring stream of mesmerizing spirals, echoed lines and kaleidoscopic...
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lululemon men: Robert King
Adventure photographer Robert King has only been shooting professionally for two years, but has spent a lifetime preparing for the role. Now based in Los Angeles, King spent his formative years in Saudi Arabia and Bangladesh before returning to...
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lululemon men: Photographer Josh Rubin
Our founder and editor-in-chief Josh Rubin is always imagining the perfect shot—even on a ship. Attending the recent Summit at Sea, he noticed a dude with a fierce beard and tattoos running on the ship's very small track in sleek and technical gear...
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Develop Your Talents with the Help of the First-Ever #LiveThem Award
Nobody is defined by just one thing—whether that's their job, hobby, hometown—we're all multi-faceted humans. But to pursue and successfully cultivating our full potential we need two things: motivation and resources. While we can't be your life coach...
STYLE
lululemon men: Photographer Ryan Plett
It takes substantial vision to capture fashion in an engaging way. An image must deliver more than a product on a person; it has to convey a look, an energy and an identity. NYC-based photographer Ryan Plett captures it all. The works of the portrait...
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Take Your Talents Further
It’s tempting to define someone by a single detail—a job, hobby or hometown. Yet we all know there’s more to us than any one label. Successfully cultivating our full potential as diverse individuals requires two critical elements: motivation and resources...
STYLE
lululemon Taps Deep Design Expertise to Create New Outerwear for Men
In the last year the number of men we’re seeing wearing lululemon has increased drastically. Known since its early days for making yoga clothes for women, the Vancouver-based brand added menswear in 2013, around the same time they broadened their athletic...
STYLE
Thom Browne + Woolmark Suits
Thom Browne wants people who wear his suits to feel one thing in particular: confident. The NYC-based designer has managed to make suits that incorporate business elegance and a hint of playfulness since founding his eponymous company back in 2003...
TECH
The Madbury Club + Microsoft Surface Experiments
Founded in 2010, Brooklyn's Madbury Club is a self-proclaimed "functionally dysfunctional studio experiment" made up of designers, artists, photographers, videographers, carpenters and makers of all kinds. Essentially, dealing in innovation and creation...
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ListenUp
Music is a big part of traveling, whether it's obscure songs you hear in taxis or tuk-tuks, or the tunes you select for a personal journey. The team behind Arlo Skye, one of favorite luggage brands, shares our love for music and travel, as does LA...
CULTURE
Lapsley: Operator (DJ Koze's Disco Edit)
If ever there was a modern-day disco anthem that makes listeners imagine what Studio 54 must have been like the night Bianca Jagger rode in on her white horse, then this is it. German DJ/producer Koze’s perfect and unabashedly disco remix of Lapsley...
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Sofi Tukker: Drinkee
This gem of a song, Sofi Tukker's "Drinkee" will forever be a reminder of summer '16. It oozes the season's vibes. The repetitious Portuguese chanting and the relentless groove makes this jam undeniable and completely hypnotic. Almost like a mantra...
CULTURE
The Kills: Echo Home
The Kills paint aural dreamscapes that make you travel to lands you somehow know, but have never thought of. Their songs lead listeners on an emotional path through the fire-and-water romance of true thought—and the gorgeously sullen duet "Echo Home...
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