CH Omakase 2017: Native Union Night Cable

Premium 10-foot-long smartphone charging wires, in an edition of 100

For Omakase, these premium 10-foot-long NIGHT charging cables from Native Union, made only in an edition of 100, were customized with a CH-embossed leather strap. The signature weighted knot, one of many simple, smart innovations the brand has released thus far, keeps the cable (and devices) from moving around. For anyone who’s stepped away from the standard charging cables provided when purchasing a smartphone, there’s …

CH Omakase 2016: Native Union Tag Cable

An elevated tech solution, made exclusively for our customers

All iPhone users know the woes of tattered, yellowing USB cables dangling from walls or stowed into bags and pockets. Fortunately, Native Union produces far more durable, and definitely better looking versions. As longtime fans of the brand, it made sense to team up for a limited edition Omakase cable for our 2016 customers. A special take on their luxury leather USB cable (which attaches …

Native Union’s Eclipse Charging Cable Solution

A three-port hub for functional, design-forward organization

Since the arrival of electricity in homes, consumers have wondered where to stash unsightly cables and wires. There’s more than a design problem here, but a safety one, that doesn’t just apply to kids and pets. Tangles create all kinds of problems from fraying to chaos, and premium tech accessories brand Native Union has sought to combat these issues since their inception. Now, the brand …

Kebei Li Kickstarts His Cubic Cable-Holder

The industrial designer's sculptural brass and copper cord organizers become a reality

Imitation is apparently the greatest form of flattery—but once industrial designer Kebei Li learned that a cheap, almost-too-similar version of the cubic cable holders he designed as a RISD student was being funded on Kickstarter by a new SF-based company, he took a proactive approach. As the design was publicized before Li could patent it, neither the designer nor anyone else can legally own the …

Eastern Collective Cables

Colorful woven cords for cheering up and keeping track of iDevice adaptors

Bringing a bright pop of color to the tangled white mass of iDevice cords are Eastern Collective‘s woven cables. Mixing textiles with technology, the young company from Vermont aims to brighten the otherwise drab greyscale-dominated world of Apple. Each multicolored cable works with all non-lightning iDevices to help differentiate which cord is which. Available in three- and six-foot lengths and in five different woven patterns, …