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Florence Knoll's 100th Birthday
Celebrating the American icon and her designs
by Evan Orensten
Today marks Michigan-born design and furniture icon Florence Knoll's 100th birthday. While no longer designing, she carries an incredibly important place in American design history—thanks to her thoughtful creations that were functional but sleek...
DESIGN
Floyd's Attachable Birch Headboard
An affordable addition to the web-based brand's signature item
by David Graver
Over the past few years, a never-before-seen burst of interest in simple, well-designed bedroom items struck the direct-to-consumer e-commerce market. One of the brands leading this movement, Detroit-based Floyd, introduced a beautiful bed platform...
TECH
Samsung Gear 360 Camera
An incredibly smart gadget for filming and photographing the world in more ways
by CH Studio
While unveiling the brand new Samsung Galaxy S8 last month, Samsung announced another exciting product: the Gear 360 camera. An update from their original 360 camera, the intuitive device captures complete 360-degree images and video thanks to a pair...
TRAVEL
Summer Weekender Essentials
From books to sunscreen, sneakers and more, some of our favorite things for little getaways
by CH Editors
While warmer weekends in the city are special—allowing people to explore parks further, head to the beach, have picnics or even just sit outdoors—a getaway provides a true change in mentality. For those living in big cities, the sensation of escape...
TRAVEL
A First Look Inside NYC's Forthcoming PUBLIC Hotel
Ian Schrager guides people through his highly anticipated new LES high-rise
by David Graver
Hotelier Ian Schrager is a busy man. In December, we bore witness to the opening of his magnificent EDITION Hotel Sanya in the South China Sea. Today, we have news from one of the most anticipated hospitality additions to NYC in a long while...
DESIGN
60 Years of Sergio Rodrigues' Mole Chair
Espasso celebrates the Brazilian designer's iconic, comfort-first leather furniture
by Nara Shin
The Rio de Janeiro-born Sergio Rodrigues, who passed away just a few years ago, wasn't called the father of Brazilian furniture lightly. His penchant for comfort, and beautiful local woods like jacaranda, resulted in designs like his late '50s...
TRAVEL
Word of Mouth: Kyoto Cafés
Our favorite places to take a break in Japan's most picturesque city
by Evan Orensten
When we were researching a visit to Kyoto we found Inside Kyoto to be an invaluable resource. It’s run by Chris Rowthorn, an American who has been in Kyoto for more than 20 years. Rowthorn is also the editor of the Lonely Planet guidebooks for Japan...
TECH
Fujifilm's Instax Square SQ10
A hybrid instant film camera offering digital filters and traditional prints
by Josh Rubin
Between the sheer ease of mobile photography and the plentiful options for quick or substantial modification, camera phones have muscled all other forms of consumer photography into the background.Yet, no one can deny a continued love of instant...
TECH
Electricity-Powered Zero Motorcycles
Simple, sophisticated machines breaking milestones among electric vehicle
by David Graver
From their inception in 2006 to today's rapidly escalating sales, Zero Motorcycles have pioneered the aesthetic and technological worlds of electric motorcycles. These are, as the brand states, hand-built high-tech machines designed and produced in...
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RAC teams up with Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo, previously unreleased Beach House, new Wovoka Gentle and more
by CH Editors
Soundgarden: Black Hole Sun After playing a show in Detroit this week, Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell sadly passed away at just 52 years old. Cornell—who was also the lead vocalist and songwriter for Audioslave—founded Soundgarden in 1984 with...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
Designing apparel for people of all abilities, discovering the world's oldest computer, the quest for the Twin Peaks cherry pie and more
by CH Editors
1. The Most Impressive Fossil Discovered To Date Looking through photographer Robert Clark's photo set for the June 2017 issue of National Geographic, taken at Alberta’s Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, one cannot help but feel they're witnessing...
CULTURE
Jonah Samson’s "Yes Yes We’re Magicians" Found Photography Book
A collection of tragicomic imagery weaving a narrative on the human condition
by David Graver
Artist and Cool Hunting contributor Jonah Samson collects vintage imagery—black and white relics that he refers to as his "new old photos." Scouring eBay and beyond, Samson does more than horde these little time capsules. He frequently modifies and...
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