Landscape Plates are a concept from an eclectic mix of Argentinians in Buenos Aires. Martín Brizuela, Roy García, Magdalena Glade and Federico Paterson bring together backgrounds in design, advertising and media to create a dozen unique square plates that create a topographical landscape when assembled.
While these forms may not be the most practical for eating off of, the idea of assembling the pieces to make a greater something is kind of fun.
Vitra's "chair" that fits in your pocket
by Paolo Ferrarini
It was just a question of time before someone came up with an iPad-ready chair, or we should say a "magical and revolutionary" chair. Vitra just introduced Chairless, a tool for sitting designed by Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena. A simple and...
by Mike Frank
Every once in a while a typeface makes you step back and appreciate the letter forms from the words they spell. Argentinean type designer Alejandro Paul was recently recognized by the Type Director's Club for the superior craftsmanship of his...
by Ami Kealoha
Although only 1000 of these shoes were made, these limited edition sneakers are more about art than footwear. Featured in the Printed Matter booth at Art Basel and designed by Argentine-born artist Judi Werthein, Brincos were created for migrant workers...
Studio Visit: Trail Map Artist James Niehues
On painting the slopes, from trees to terrain, with no digital software
by Kelly O'Reilly
If you’ve ever grabbed one of the colorful trail maps stocked in ski lodges, or affixed to the chairlift bar, there’s a good chance you’ve seen—and used—the work of landscape artist James Niehues. Niehues (who goes by Jim) is one of just a handful...
A Parisian photographer's objective take on small towns in a dual retrospective
by Isabelle Doal
Upon first glance Eric Tabuchi's photographs merely feature disgraceful gas stations lost in no man's land, Chinese restaurants in improbable settings and skate parks where dull gray tones consume the entire landscape. His subjects seem like superfluous...
Cover your floor with satellite views of agricultural fields
by Josh Rubin
For anyone who's ever been mesmerized looking out an airplane window at the patchwork patterns of fields below, the Land Carpet recreates the manmade beauty of the arial views on your floor. Designed by former architect Florian Pucher, the 100% New...
The Best Neighborhood
The Water Rats Theater Bar, Brea's Burgers and the classic diner on our favorite block
by Maggie York-Worth
What do the old water tower, gutted apartment building and eclectic bar have in common? Good Magazine recently asked photo narrative fanatic Pictory to sort through their expansive library of images for a visual walkabout of an ideal neighborhood...
In Argentina’s Valle de Uco, a boutique catering company is creating authentic culinary experiences
by Kat Herriman
Tucked away in the heart of Mendoza, a catering-company-meets-restaurant is facilitating an authentic and exciting way to eat like an Argentinian—even if just for the day. Started by ex-pats Reesa Kashuk, Alise Howell, Mateo Fabersunne and local...
Casa Cavia, Buenos Aires
A wondrous multi-purpose location for food, conversation and art
by CH Contributor
by Caroline Kinneberg Lupe García—the creative director of recently opened Casa Cavia in Buenos Aires—is following in her parents' footsteps. Her father opened La Panaderia de Pablo restaurant, while her mother founded Ampersand—a publishing house...
FOOD + DRINK
Terrazas Wines for Summer BBQs
From a valley in Argentina's Andes, these reds are perfect for backyard parties
by David Graver
Asado is the national dish of Argentina, and the word represents two separate meanings: first, a broad range of techniques associated with cooking barbecue and the traditional dish that ensues, and second, the actual barbecue event. Though the country...
Nido: Handmade Knitwear from Argentina
Artisanal classics with a dash of imperfection, made from the highest quality sheep, goat and llama wool
by Nara Shin
Knitwear, at the moment, has never been more interesting—in the last month alone, we've covered everything from psychedelic beach-inspired couture to soft iridescent blankets to a new dedicated biannual magazine. And in the world of hand-knitted...
TheGoodLife! + Asymbol Collection
A co-curated selection of inspiring outdoor photography
by Graham Hiemstra
Ever-proud of their NYC roots, the creative community slash boutique agency that is TheGoodLife! knows well that without frequent adventures in the outdoors, life in the city wouldn't seem so sweet. To connect the two worlds and highlight the work...