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White Shell Necklace
Founder and creative director Anupama Sukh Lalvani and her partner Sonal Sood create jewelry for their line, En Inde, that captures the dichotomy of India's urban industrial and indigenous rural landscapes. The White Shell Single Strand Necklace is...
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SPORTS_OUTDOORS
Carbon Steel Camping Knife
Inspired by traditional, utilitarian knives native to Scandinavia, the sturdy blade on the Horse Carbon Steel Camping Knife is fit for any adventure. And, as things go with handmade knives, each is unique due to hand-grinding and variations in the...
HANDMADE
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Sling Wine Rack
An elegant hammock for your wine—this rack holds six bottles in its simple structure of cherry wood, steel and leather. There's an edge of clean Americana (and it's handmade made in Brooklyn), and it's sized just right for easy countertop placement...
DESIGN
CHV: Kawasaki Building The Wheel
In our fourth and final piece from our visit with Kawasaki in Lincoln, NE we went to a smaller corner of their enormous plant. While probably the least glamorous of their products, their wheels may be the most practical and abundant. The company...
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Carry-On Chopsticks and Case
With bamboo tips that unscrew and store inside perfectly balanced stainless steel handles, Snow Peak’s carry-on chopsticks are an exemplar of the form. A new, premium leather carrying case from Portland, Oregon-based Tanner Goods will age beautifully...
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Donky Bike
With front and back cargo-hauling capacity, the Donky Bike—created by British designer Ben Wilson—is an ingenious city bike designed to agilely weave through city streets at low speeds. The steel beam distributes the cargo's weight so it is held by...
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Folding Pocket Knife
Entirely handmade by a single craftsman in Tuscany and bearing his initials, this exquisite pocket knife with a 2.9" blade is made from 420 grade steel, rates 55-57 hardness and is complete with a cow bone handle.
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Threshhold Bookends
Brendan Timmins combines unexpected materials into original geometric formations. These unique Threshold Bookends are meant to resemble a deteriorating facade, and are constructed from combo'd marble, steel and electric blue painted pine. Graphically...
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Best Made Axe
An axe is undoubtedly a simple yet effective machine. Hung on the wall, these objects of beauty represent an exalted status of the owner. When the moment calls for some wood-splitting, or civilization-building, Best Made Co.'s axe inventory simply...
DESIGN
Gauzak Design
Few creative teams are aware of the impact of design as Gauzak, the trio working on the basis that design is undeniably present in every object and every moment around them. Gauzak Design was born in January 2011 when three Spanish designers from...
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Enamel Basin
Don't let the allure of this glossy wash basin fool you. North Yorkshire-based Turner & Harper cold form the heavy gauge steel with a spinning process that hardens the material to an extremely robust structure, before adding a satiny enamel finish...
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Race Rocker
Design enthusiasts enjoying the recent resurgence of steel rod furniture should look to that of pioneer Ernest Race. The self-taught British designer turned to metal after WWII forced the country to ration more traditional materials like wood, and...
DESIGN
Tuls
Ideal for the handyman on the move, Tuls is a series of credit card-sized tools housing everything from metric wrenches and a bicycle wheel spoke wrench, to a bottle opener and iPhone stand. Developed by Onehundred design shop and recently launched...
FOOD-DRINK
Perceval 9.47 Table Knives
When Michelin-starred chef Yves Charles couldn't find a table knife to match the caliber of his cooking, he decided to make one. Inspired by the pocket knives carried by many of his compatriots—and the 9.47% ABV wine Charles and his friends shared...
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ART
Mikro World Sculpture
Mikro World is a series of fold-up metal sculptures created by British artist Sam Buxton that will add a touch of instant art to your desk or home. Each piece folds from a single sheet of stainless steel that is just 0.01 inches thick.
CULTURE
Studio Visit: Miya Ando
The anodization of aluminum—a process common in everything from carabiners to satellites to medical equipment—is yet another factory method to fall under the provenance of fine art. Miya Ando's work, created through a process of dip...
STYLE
Zorya
by Adam Štěch Exploring the formation of the jewel as a natural process and celebrating it as a performance, the latest collection of distinct jewelry from the conceptual Prague-based designers Daniel Pošta and Zdeněk Vacek...
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Raleigh Clubman
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Art + Design in Miami: Tricks On The Eye
Many themes emerged from the various galleries converged in Miami for Art Basel and the surrounding fairs this year, but unsurprisingly the one that stood out the loudest among the crew from Cool Hunting was work that played visual tricks on the viewer...
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Stainless Steel Pint Cups
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TECH
Calypso Case
Slovenian company Calypso Crystal continues to add a human touch to tech accessories with their new Italian leather Calypso Case. Like their remarkable, hand-polished Crystal Dock, the cases are the work of experienced craftsmen who hand-stretch...
DESIGN
Rad and Hatch for TreeHouse
What happens when two sustainable design outfits specializing in distinct materials team up? In the case of Rad Furniture and Hatch Workshop (both also fabricators), the partnership is geared toward "thoughtful and well-crafted" furniture with material...
FOOD-DRINK
Bob Kramer by Zwilling
The term "Master Bladesmith" may stir images of medieval men hammering steel on anvils, preparing for battle. Yet visit the workshop of Bob Kramer, one of only a hundred certified such experts in the world, and you'll find a modern craftsman at work...
DESIGN
Kor Vida
Kor has been producing quality reusable water bottles since their inception in 2008. With forward-thinking design, they excel at creating functional H20 portage and are committed to changing the habits of the Dasani-swilling masses, The release of...
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