Editors’ Letter: COOL HUNTING and the Ever-Changing Independent Media Landscape

What we are doing and how you can help

Dear Readers, As the world moves through a moment in time unlike any we’ve experienced, being a community is more important than ever. Community exists on many levels, of which COOL HUNTING’s is a small but important one. You—our readers, collaborators and partners—have always played a key role in defining the future. You’re creatives and designers and entrepreneurs who are passionate about making things and …

Letter from the Editor: Leaping into 2020

Big news for the new decade

It’s 2020. Though it’s just another year, the cognitive leap is massive. Not only a new decade, an aesthetically pleasing number and a welcome sense of extreme futurism, 2020 is literally a leap year. COOL HUNTING will be 17 years old next month. We’ve experienced and shared stories of so many incredible people, places and things over the years. We’ve weathered the shitstorm of the …

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.