Interview: Sonia Rentsch

From garden grenades to dinner settings, the Melbourne-based designer turns everyday oddities into art

With a client list that includes the Washington Post, Rare Medium, QANTAS, Desktop and Inside Out, Sonia Rentsch is making a name for herself with unique, eye-catching images that force you to see everyday objects in an entirely new light. A former student of industrial design, Rentsch has decorated the globe with her creations, spending time in the US, Europe and Australia. We caught up …

The Death of Cool

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Desillusion Magazine, Sebastien Zanella talks about his new project and the influence of surf and skate cultures

Wary that his newest project would be consumed for being buzz-worthy rather than genuinely good, French-born photographer and founder and editor-in-chief of Desillusion Magazine, Sebastin Zanella found a name for his multi-facet consultancy, The Death of Cool. While the name caused mixed reactions at CH HQ, we certainly appreciate Zanella’s dedication to creating something original. “When we decided to do a small clothing range, calling …

Interview: Max Schmidt

Detroit's 1701 Bespoke aims to launch a one-on-one virtual tailor, making custom suits for men

A quality, individually tailored suit is perhaps one of the few things to have escaped the tsunami of online shopping. Although, according to Max Schmidt and Tom Daguanno, the Detroit-based duo behind 1701 Bespoke, men will soon be able to experience genuine “one-on-one virtual tailoring,” allowing them to simply click and buy a suit—tailored perfectly to their shape—online. CH met up with Schmidt to discuss …