Small Steps, yet Big Leaps

Driven by clarity and the need to inspire, our site redesign is live

One year in the making—and almost four years after our last refresh—we’ve just unveiled a brand new design for the site. As we’ve affirmed and honed our mission statement, you’ll continue to find much of what you’ve long loved about COOL HUNTING here. We aim, of course, to inspire, to quench curiosity, to filter through the ever-changing world of design and uncover that which speaks to the future. And yet, you’ll find that our visual emphasis has changed. Our previous six redesigns pushed boundaries and targeted unknown-to-the internet innovation. This time, clarity drives the site so that viewers can easily discover what we’ve spent time sharing.

Announcing: COOL HUNTING Omakase

Impress everyone on your list with never-seen-before, limited edition, not-yet-available and collaboratively designed gifts delivered in time for the holidays

Limited edition gifts commissioned by us, curated for you Imagine a holiday gifting service with items that no one else has. For this year’s holiday season we’re taking the CH Gift Guide that you know and love to the next level. COOL HUNTING Omakase taps into the relationships we’ve developed with brands and creators over the last 13 years. It’s a mix of never-seen-before, limited …

Carbon3D’s CLIP Technology Revealed at TED 2015

The new 3D printing process is set to revolutionize the industry

After two years in stealth mode, Carbon3D has finally unveiled its breakthrough 3D printing technology, which will make printing speed 25 to 100 times faster than that of any 3D printer model currently on the market. The announcement was made at the ongoing TED 2015 conference in Vancouver by Carbon3D co-founder Joseph DeSimone, who cites the transformable metallic goo from “Terminator 2” as inspiration. Instead …

Informing the Future

Welcome to the redesigned Cool Hunting

Since starting Cool Hunting in February 2003, I have derived as much joy from designing the container as creating the contents. With each of our five previous redesigns, we have strived to push innovations in web design while simultaneously elevating the articles and videos we produce. With our previous iteration in 2010 we pioneered infinite scrolling and a sticky nav—both now industry standards. Today I’m …

Story + Cool Hunting: Pitch Night 2014

Join us in-person to present your big breakthrough idea for the chance to be included in our online gift guide and at the Chelsea concept shop

If you are a designer or maker able to spend an evening in NYC and have a product ready to sell, we at Cool Hunting want to see it. After two successful iterations, Rachel Shechtman of editorial concept shop STORY and the team at Cool Hunting are once again partnering for Pitch Night: an in-person open call for the chance to have your product included …