Gastronomista for Cool Hunting Gift Guide

The architect and "epic imbiber" selects 27 design-led items sure to enhance any home bar

A “place where you might find architectural chicken coops, tea parties, decanters, bespoke knives or donut art,” the NYC-based blog Gastronomista is the work of Emily Arden Wells, an architect by day, and a writer and drinks aficionado by night. Wells’ background in art and design lends itself to a refreshing take on the spirits industry, and through her eyes readers learn everything from the …

99 Problems by Ali Graham

An illustrated journey through Jay-Z's numerable troubles

Inspired by Jay-Z’s track “99 Problems,” British artist Ali Graham has been creating an illustration every day since the first of June this year that imagines a problem the world-famous rapper might (or might not) face. As well as a host of First World problems many city-dwellers also face—such as running out of phone battery or toilet paper—there are plenty of Jay-Zisms that fans of …

Jon Burgerman’s Drawings of Girls I’ve Seen on Tumblr

Brooklyn's cheeky illustrator looks to the ladies of the internet for colorful inspiration

Intrigued by the Tumblr-girl phenomenon—where images of girls are posted online and then endlessly reblogged on various Tumblr sites—Brooklyn-based illustrator Jon Burgerman has decided to join in. Only instead of simply reposting selected images of girls he sees on various Tumblr sites, he’s been drawing them and then blogging the resulting colourful, playfully irreverent images. “I draw girls I see on Tumblr and place them …