Maison Kitsuné + Toiletpaper’s Collaborative Collection

Kittens, brains, toothpaste and more from the French and Italian names

Following collaborations with the likes of ADER Error, Eastpak and more, Maison Kitsuné teamed up with Toiletpaper (aka artist Maurizio Cattelan and photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari) and the results are a perfect blend of each brand’s identity. Combining the publication’s sometimes kitsch, oftentimes retro style to the brand’s signature straightforward style, there are kitten-covered hoodies, T-shirts emblazoned with brains being chopped in two, sweaters with dripping …

Medusa’s Depictions Through History

Medusa—a monster, a gorgon, a dangerous woman—with her snake hair, is an instantly recognizable subject throughout history. In art, fashion and pop culture, she has been portrayed in countless ways, but around 2,000 years ago Medusa got a makeover: “Her androgynous features were increasingly feminized; mustache stubble was replaced by smooth cheeks, fangs concealed by shapely lips.” This monster was transformed from almost comedically hideous …

The Not Yorker

Launched last month, website The Not Yorker was created by three illustrators in order to give rejected New Yorker covers a second chance. The aim is to be a museum-style site, celebrating those covers that didn’t quite make the cut, as Brooklyn-based illustrator Jack Dylan (and site co-founder) tells Artsy, “A repository of runner-ups, because there just aren’t enough first prizes to go around.” While …

Holiday Gift Guides 2017: Photography Lovers

From pocket-sized printers to stunning camera kits, books and more, gifts for photo enthusiasts

With just about everybody now adept at using (or avoiding) Instagram filters and editing tools, the swell of people turning to other photographic output channels continues to grow (and no, we don’t mean more social media platforms). From books to tech-forward devices, bags, printers and more, camera experts and photo enthusiasts of all ages will appreciate our Photography Lovers Gift Guide. Some of the items …

Heath Newsstand, San Francisco

A new space to nourish minds, built to inspire and unite a community

Best-known for their gorgeous pottery, CH favorite Heath Ceramics now has a new space attached to their Mission district, San Francisco showroom. The recently opened Heath Newsstand was created with the aim to inspire and unite the community; the team behind it believes that newsstands create destinations where locals frequently come together. The beautifully designed store stocks all kinds of publications—from local, national and international …