Wolff Olins + Print All Over Me’s #bandtogether Bandanas

A charitable initiative powered by superb art and using creativity for good

It’s been exactly one year since the shift in administration and if one good thing can be said of the erratic days, it’s that there has been an outpouring of empathy, charity and protest from many. Aware that the organizations at the forefront defending freedom and equality need constant funding, global creative agency Wolff Olins brought the work from 10 artists (one from within their …

Unconventional Booze-Themed Gifts

From a gin-inspired boombox to a bike made with whisky casks, an unexpected take on liquor accoutrements

by Elva Ramirez Inspired by the best liquor industry items we’ve come across this year, here’s an unconventional boozy guide. From a gin-themed boombox to a bike made of old whisky casks, there’s a mix of things you can absolutely buy, as well as some stuff that requires digging around for—or maybe even bartering. Many brands produce items that are solely promotional, and that doesn’t …

CH Omakase 2016: From The Road

Exquisite accessories made sustainably by artisans all over the world

We’ve admired Susan Easton’s work at From the Road for many years, following her exotic travels and stories of the artisans she works with to create items of exquisite quality, craft and soul. Sustainably made using all-natural methods by skilled artisans around the world, Easton empowers individuals and villages by paying market rate for their beautiful work. For our 2016 Omakase, we worked with Easton …

The Bad Behavior Silk Scarf by Nottene

NYC-based illustrator Kimberly Ellen Hall takes the formality out of the accessory with her hand drawn designs

Last week at Cool Hunting + Story‘s second annual Pitch Night, we heard from over 40 different designers and makers over the course of almost five hours. With surprise guest judge Whoopi Goldberg adding to the pressure to make an impression, we heard from some stellar new talent—like illustrator (and Central St Martins alum) Kimberly Ellen Hall, who boasts the Whitney Museum and Coach as …

CH Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers

Pint-sized gifts for everyone on your list

This time of year, showering friends, family, colleagues and your favorite bodega owner with thoughtful gifts is a congenial way to show your appreciation. More than simply a token stocking stuffer, the below items culled from the Cool Hunting gift guide make for an excellent present that’s smaller in size and a little kinder to the wallet. From a whimsically kaleidoscopic Eskayel iPhone case to …