A Vision for Inside and Outside from Rottet Collection at ICFF 2022

Architect and interior designer Lauren Rottet debuts kinetic furnishings at this year's fair

Among the halls of NYC’s Jacob Javits Center, the 2022 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (aka ICFF) portioned the sprawling space into microcosmic visions of design. There, architect and interior designer Lauren Rottet, co-founder of Rottet Studio, debuted an array of impressive furnishings in her eponymous Rottet Collection. Introduced in 2017, Rottet Collection began as a way to meet the designer’s need to furnish commissioned single-family residential and …

Ferrari Roma Tailor Made, Specially Crafted for COOL HUNTING

A glorious amalgam of Japanese and Italian craftsmanship and style

In 2019 we were invited by Ferrari to participate in their Tailor Made customization program with the encouragement to expand and explore the use of colors, materials and finishes further than the luxury automaker has ever done before. We had just returned from our CH Japan trip, and as we were still inspired by indigo and traditional Japanese crafts we decided to bring some of …

Test Drive: 2023 Nissan Z

Nostalgia and modernity combine in this appealing new sports car

When driving the 2023 Nissan Z at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway and through the surrounding mountains, we’re called back to the era when the 240Z and later the 280Z were all the rage in the US. It’s been a long time since then and the entire landscape of car-making has changed considerably, yet there’s a prevalent nostalgia for the 1980s and ’90s. It makes …