Factory People

Housed in a 3,000 square-foot former gun store with murals by artists like Kenzo Minami and Surface 2 Air adorning the walls, Factory People is the Austin spot to find the latest clothing, accessories, music, and—if the empty champagne bottles littering the roof deck are any indication—amazing SXSW parties. Cool Hunting stopped by the morning after their closing night blowout (where both Peaches and Annie …

SXSW: Futures Lab + Convergent Automobile Tech

Cool Hunting's in Austin, Texas this week to check out SXSW and all the related goings-on. With a bursting line-up that includes Interactive, Film and Music conferences, screenings, live music, tradeshows, and parties, it's no wonder that registration's rumored to be up by 50% this year. Here's the first of our reports from the frontlines of SXSW 2006. Since landing in Texas, the How to …