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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...
CULTURE
Monika Sosnowska's 110-Foot-Long TOWER
Within the vast exhibition space found at Hauser & Wirth's Chelsea location, a single piece forcefully occupies the floor: "Tower." Crafted from steel and painted a powerful black, the imposing sculpture delivers an architectural, skeletal sensory...
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...
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...
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...
CULTURE
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...
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...
DESIGN
Record Ace
Sure biking makes commuting more healthy and eco-friendly, but cyclists looking for almost frightening speed will like Raleigh's Record Ace, a bike that seems to catapult through streets. You can look good while careening too, thanks to the modern...
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