On’s Comfortable Cloudstratus Running Shoes

Cushioned yet responsive, these innovative soles strike an ideal balance

For all the technical specs today’s sneakers offer, from lacing to weight and grip, nothing beats comfort. Plenty of brands offer thick, springy soles, but if you’re serious about maximizing your footwear’s real-world fitness performance, you’ll need a shoe that’s responsive too. Swiss brand On takes a fresh approach with their latest launch, Cloudstratus, super-cushioned sneakers that combine tech-forward materials and thoughtful design. The result …

Hands-On With Schumacher Fabrics

Why everything we thought we knew about reupholstering was wrong

What happens when you combine hand-me-down furniture and traditional fabrics with one of NYC’s best-loved designers? The answer is two reinvented chairs that stay true to their roots. The pleasantly surprising path to these old-meets-new results started with a practical and common enough scenario: furniture that badly needed reupholstering. Like many who undertake their own home decor projects, I was short on time but long on …

Cybex Priam

We road test the Eames-inspired car seat and stroller system

Renowned for its sleek lines and handling, the latest German design that has our hearts aflutter, surprisingly, is not a car. It’s the Cybex Priam, an elegant, highly functional stroller and car seat system. The Red Dot design award-winning products stand out for their good looks and have an under-the-radar appeal, but above all their sheer utility puts them ahead of the competition. Inspired by …