Cool Hunting Video: Studio Formafantasma on Creative Collaboration

We hear from the couple about their creative process, working relationship and how important it is to say "no."

Based in The Netherlands, Studio Formafantasma is the Italian design duo Andrea Trimarchi and Simone Farresin. The creative team met and began conceiving projects before deciding to apply for a design degree at the Design Academy Eindhoven. After graduating in 2009 they established their studio in Amsterdam and have been charming the design world with their award-winning work ever since. In this video we hear …

Cool Hunting Video: Creative Collaboration at Hermès Home

We tour the impressive Milan Design Week installation with the brand's co-Artistic Directors

We caught up with Hermès maison co-Deputy Artistic Directors Charlotte Macaux Perelman and Alexis Fabry during Milan Design Week in their spectacular installation at the Museo della Permanente. Featuring rooms covered in 600,000 colorful Moroccan zellige tiles that took three weeks to create the space was created simply to show off the 2018-2019 collection for the week. Perelman designed the installation, and Hervé Sauvage collaborated …

Cool Hunting Video: Rockwell Unscripted for Knoll

David Rockwell shares the details of the brands' latest collaboration

When Knoll was looking for a design partner to collaborate on a collection of furniture that suited modern work styles and environments “there was only one person to call, and that was David Rockwell,” says Benjamin Pardo, Knoll’s Creative Director. Two very different sensibilities that may at first not seem like the most obvious partnership leverage the design firm’s expertise in theater, play, co-working and …

Oswalds Mill Audio

Founder Jonathan Weiss explains why bigger is sometimes better when it comes to sound

A beautifully restored mill house, hidden in the Dutch country of Pennsylvania, sits on a quiet creek. There are no massive stone wheels turning within, only vinyl records being broadcast on some of the highest quality stereo systems available today. OMA (which stands for Oswalds Mill Audio) specializes in creating the pinnacle of auditory experience using almost exclusively local materials transformed into breathtaking sound sculptures. …

Microcars at the Jesada Technik Museum

Southeast Asia's largest collection of microcars

While traveling through Thailand, we discovered the Jesada Technik Museum in a small town outside of Bangkok. Home to over 500 vehicles including double-decker buses, airplanes, helicopters and scooters, the museum’s most unique attraction is the vast collection of microcars. Also known as “bubble cars,” these refrigerator-sized automobiles were built small due to limitations in materials and resources in Europe following World War II. The …