Orange Juicer Turns Peels Into Cups

Italian design firm Carlo Ratti Associati’s “Feel the Peel” machine takes the beloved orange juicer and turns it into a model for sustainability. The oranges are still freshly squeezed, but their peels are turned into biodegradable, bioplastic cups. The massive machine stands over nine feet tall and can accommodate 1,500 oranges. Each is peeled and its rind is dried, milled, and mixed to form a …

Gap and Atelier & Repairs Release Collaborative Collection

Goods from Gap's 50-year history are celebrated and reimagined by designer Maurizio Donadi

Launching tomorrow in conjunction with Gap’s 50th anniversary, this collaborative collection with CH favorite Atelier & Repairs repurposes vintage Gap goods from the archive for new products that celebrate both brands’ styles. For Gap, it’s a chance to showcase its expansive archive with a creative twist; for A&R, an opportunity to introduce themselves to Gap’s audience by sharing their talents for breathing new life into …

Freemans Sporting Club Cherishes Its Status as a Neighborhood Store

Inside the soul of the brand with its designer, Nikko Lencek-Inagaki

Nikko Lencek-Inagaki’s affection for the NYC-based Freemans Sporting Club predates assuming the role of Designer there. “One of my favorite things about this store, about this brand, when I first started was that it really fleshed out a lifestyle, but in kind of an unusual way. It wasn’t necessarily candles and dress shoes,” he explains. “It was these sort of strange objects—these enormous camping thermoses …