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"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...
PLANTS
FLOWERS
GREEN THUMBS
BOTANY
GARDENING
FLORA
BOOKS
COFFEE TABLE BOOKS
DECOR
INTERIOR DESIGN
Four Flora Books
Whether you're in the depths of a dreary winter, or enjoying the spoils of summer, any season is the right season to enjoy a little Mother Nature. While trickier in the colder months, one solution is devouring plant books (especially if you're a serial...
CANNABIS
MARIJUANA
CANNABIS CULTURE
HOME
HOME GARDENING
MEDICAL MARIJUANA
GARDENING
LEAF Cannabis Home Growing System
As marijuana continues to be legalized across the United States and Canada and "cannbiz" is rapidly growing from lotions and potions to edibles and more, the range of products, services and information available to consumers is growing at a frenetic...
INTERVIEWS
JUDIT POLGAR
WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS
DAVID DE ROTHSCHILD
THE LOST EXPLORER
CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN
FASHION DESIGN
GERRY MCGOVERN
LAND ROVER
LEE BROOM
LIGHTING DESIGN
DAVID SHRIGLEY
ARTISTS
THIRD DRAWER DOWN
VACHERON CONSTANTIN
CHRISTIAN SELMONI
WATCH DESIGN
ALEXA MEADE
FORM ARCOSANTI
BEST OF CH 2016
Best of CH 2016: Interviews
As a journalist, one immediately knows when an interview is going well. There is an understanding, or even connection, between the subject and an interviewer. One's goal is never to land a quote that makes a point, but to have a substantial dialogue...
INSTAGRAM
PHOTOS
PHOTOGRAPHY
BEST OF CH 2016
TRAVEL
ART
ARCHITECTURE
DESIGN
BRAZIL
ITALY
NEW YORK CITY
Best of CH 2016: Instagram
A collaborative editorial effort, cataloging our adventures both at home in NYC and abroad, the Cool Hunting Instagram has become a place where we tease to future stories or simply share what we find inspirational (or delectable) on the fly. Since...
TECH
DESIGN
TRAVEL
INTERVIEWS
PHOTOGRAPHY
PALM SPRINGS
ARCHITECTURE
WATCHES
TODD SNYDER
CARS
TESLA
BEST OF CH 2016
Best of CH 2016: Most Popular
We're always fascinated to see what our audience connects with most on Cool Hunting. While sometimes our predictions are on point, oftentimes we're taken by surprise (yet thrilled) when certain articles resonate with readers. As always, this year's...
INTERVIEWS
DAY FOR NIGHT
ARTISTS
IMMERSIVE ART
FESTIVALS
MUSIC FESTIVALS
ART FESTIVALS
ALEX CZETWERTYNSKI
HOUSTON
TEXAS
Interview: Digital Artist Alex Czetwertynski
It’s 7PM on a Friday night in Houston, and Bjork is DJing. As if this weren’t already an uncommon enough statement, what’s crazier is that hardly anyone has noticed. Not because the ethereal musician is clandestinely performing within some sort of...
BABY ALPACA
NEW MUSIC
MUSIC VIDEOS
CHRIS KITTRELL
DREAM POP
POP
MUSIC
MUSIC PREMIERES
Premiere: Baby Alpaca's "We Belong Together"
Off of this year's vibrant, dreamy Under Water full-length album, "We Belong Together" celebrates love as only LA-based singer/songwriter/musician Baby Alpaca (aka Chris Kittrell) can convey. The thoughtful soundscapes of the track, coupled with...
MUSIC VIDEOS
NEW MUSIC
PREMIERES
ASBJORN
BERLIN
BOY POWER
GIRL POWER
MUSICIANS
LGBTQ
SYLVIE WEBER
Premiere: Asbjørn's BOY PWR
Anyone who grew up in the LGBTQ+ community before the prevalence of the internet was aware of an acute lack of visible, diverse role models. Thanks to pop culture, the wealth of resources provided by social media and more, this has begun to change...
ORIGINAL ART
BEN STUBBINGTON
CHOMAKASE
CH OMAKASE
GIFT GUIDES
ARTISTS
LIMITED EDITION
ABSTRACT
LASER ETCHING
CH Omakase 2016: Original Ben Stubbington Artworks
We were incredibly excited to work with artist and designer Ben Stubbington for our 2016 CH Omakase—especially when we came to the conclusion that he would create four original artworks for some of our clients. Born in Portsmouth, UK and now based...
BOOKS
BOOKWORMS
READING
GIFTS
DESIGN
ARCHITECTURE
LINGUISTICS
COFFEE TABLE BOOKS
ART BOOKS
Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Bookworms
There's almost never a bad time to read a book. Fortunately, for some, the end-of-year holiday provides time away from just about everything and an opportunity to dive deep into reading. If you plan on spending your vacation on a couch while the snow...
FIGURATIVE ART
HUMAN FORM
ART BASEL
ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH
MIAMI ART WEEK
NADA
PULSE ART FAIR
SCOPE ART FAIR
MIAMI ART WEEK 2016
ART
ARTISTS
PAINTINGS
SCULPTURE
Miami Art Week 2016: Masked + Distorted Faces
The human form has manifested in art since creativity's earliest days. Further, many of the most iconic works across time convey figures and faces—be it within sculptural realism or avant-garde poeticism. As expected, all of the fairs we attended during...
MIAMI ART WEEK
MIAMI ART WEEK 2016
SCULPTURE
FESTIVALS
MIAMI
FLORIDA
ART BASEL
ART BASEL 2016
Miami Art Week 2016: Creature Keepers
Ceramic or bronze, old or new, subliminal or overt, this year's Miami Art Week ushered in a range of sculptures which gave off delightfully animated appearances. Visiting the plethora of fairs that are part of the inspiring, week-long event, we saw...
PAINTINGS
SCULPTURES
ART BASEL
ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH
PULSE ART FAIR
SCOPE ART FAIR
UNTITLED ART FAIR
MIAMI ART WEEK
MIAMI ART WEEK 2016
CONTEMPORARY ART
Miami Art Week 2016: Chaotic Landscapes
Landscape imagery has long factored into the world of art and captivated viewers either by way of accuracy or interpretation. While searching the halls of the numerous art fairs that compose Miami Art Week, an abundance of impactful, chaotic landscapes...
PUNCHDRUNK INTERNATIONAL
PUNCHDRUNK THEATRE COMPANY
SLEEP NO MORE
SAMSUNG
OCULUS
FAENA BAZAAR
BELIEVE YOUR EYES
MIAMI ART WEEK
ART BASEL
MIAMI ART WEEK 2016
FAENA DISTRICT
VIRTUALIZE
SIMON HAMMERSTEIN
RACHEL ROSSIN
ARTSY
Miami Art Week 2016: Theater + Virtual Reality Collide
One can expect many things from Art Basel Miami Beach and Miami Art Week as a whole—there's the frequent opportunity for Anish Kapoor selfies; plenty of Instagrammable, text-based statement pieces (some good, some really not); and unlikely collaborations...
SUN XUN
ART BASEL
AUDEMARS PIGUET
INSTALLATIONS
MIAMI ART WEEK
MIAMI ART WEEK 2016
ART INSTALLATIONS
ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH
CHINESE ARTISTS
RECONSTRUCTION OF THE UNIVERSE
ART COMMISSIONS
Miami Art Week 2016: Sun Xun's "Reconstruction of the Universe" for Audemars Piguet
There's no denying the substantial perks of hosting Art Basel in the city of Miami during the month of December. Some of the most powerful works during the entire week can be found outdoors, but one such piece does more than bask in the Magic City...
HAAS BROTHERS
SCULPTURES
WONDERLANDS
FURNITURE
NYC
R AND COMPANY
GALLERIES
EXHIBITIONS
ART EXHIBITIONS
KING DONG COME
The Haas Brother's "King Dong Come" at R & Company
Exceptional exhibitions are often entirely transportive; removing attendees from normalcy and delivering them to otherness. It can be done subtly, of course, but the route artistic duo The Haas Brothers have taken with "King Dong Come" is anything...
SUMMIT AT SEA
CONFERENCES
FESTIVALS
CREATIVE COMMUNITY
CHANGE MAKERS
SUMMIT SERIES
Notes: Processing and Plotting with the Summit Community
Like many of us, I began the day on Wednesday 9 November exhausted, angry and confused. It was an early morning because we hadn't slept well and it was an early morning because Evan and I were catching a flight to Miami to get on the ship for Summit...
NARINDER SAGOO
ARTISTS
INTERVIEWS
LONDON
THUMB DRAWINGS
NORMAN FOSTER
FOSTER AND PARTNERS
IPAD
IPHONE
LONDON UNDERGROUND
PROCREATE
Interview: Artist Narinder Sagoo
Narinder Sagoo has worked at Foster + Partners for 20 years as an architectural illustrator. His hand drawing skills are incredible—he renders rich, precise scenes that bear emotion and story all without backtracking, erasing or changing course. Even...
PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS
PHOTOS
RIZZOLI
VALERIE PHILLIPS
PHOTOGRAPHERS
YOUTH CULTURE
FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY
ANOTHER GIRL ANOTHER PLANET
Valerie Phillips' "Another Girl Another Planet"
There are some familiar faces within the pages of photographer Valerie Phillips' latest compilation, "Another Girl Another Planet," published by Rizzoli. And yet, every other face that doesn't belong to a celebrity, model or public figure also feels...
BOOKS
PHOTO BOOKS
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOGRAPHERS
EARTH
SATELLITE IMAGERY
BENJAMIN GRANT
COFFEE TABLE BOOKS
Benjamin Grant's "Overview: A New Perspective of Earth"
Inspired by his hugely popular and oftentimes mind-blowing Instagram, Benjamin Grant's new book "Overview: A New Perspective of Earth" mesmerizes. The hardcover tome boasts 200 original images that Grant created by stitching together several satellite...
WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP
JUDIT POLGAR
COMPETITION
CHESS
INTERVIEWS
MAGNUS CARLSEN
NEW YORK CITY
CHESS GRAND MASTERS
Interview: World Chess Championship's Judit Polgar
Despite her myriad accomplishments, including election as the Woman Chess Player of the Century back in 2005, nothing quite sums up the inspirational power of Grand Master Judit Polgar. In the world of chess, she's accrued most important title: from...
SUMMIT SERIES
SUMMIT AT SEA
HANK WILLIS THOMAS
ART
ARTISTS
POLITICAL ART
MIAMI
DONALD TRUMP
RALLIES
WYNWOOD ARTS DISTRICT
Artist Hank Willis Thomas + Summit at Sea's Political Art
We are in the lead up to one of the most divisive elections in history, and once again Florida happens to be one of the most divided states. It's there, situated around both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump rallies, one will find a mobile video and...
OLIVIER LIBAUX
NOUVELLE VAGUE
COVER BANDS
FRENCH BANDS
MUSIC
NEW MUSIC
BOSSA NOVA
Interview: Nouvelle Vague's Olivier Libaux
With yesterday's release of I Could Be Happy, French band Nouvelle Vague—known for over a decade because of their magical covers of classic songs—does the unexpected: they've released original music. That isn't to say their other offerings aren...
INSTANT GALLERY
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOGRAPHS
CHARITY
SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS
INSTAGRAM
SOCIAL MEDIA
INSTANT Gallery
Photographer Alan Gastelum remembers feeling a sense of frustration with the consuming power of social media. Instead of shying away from it, he began to search for a way to create further meaning from the interaction. He wanted to showcase his...
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