CH Edition: byAMT Strap Planter

We collaborate with the multidisciplinary design studio to create this limited edition leather basket

We’re constantly adopting new plants at CH HQ, turning our office into an ever-growing indoor garden of sorts. So when we encountered byAMT‘s Leather Strap Planter at this year’s ICFF, our affinity for fauna naturally led to our collaboration with the NYC-based designer to create the CH Edition Strap Planter. Our collaborative edition adds a dash of CH’s signature green paint to the straps of …

Stand Alone Mirrors at NYC Design Week

Five designers free the mirror from its wall-mounted constraints

The idea of round hanging mirrors with thick leather straps may have blossomed with modernist designer Jacques Adnet’s “Circulaire” mirror—the result of a partnership with Hermés in the 1950s—but over the past two years we’ve seen it bloom even further, becoming both a design fair favorite and coveted home furnishing. What’s the next logical step for forward-thinking designers? Taking the mirror off the wall altogether, …

MoMA Design Store Destination: NYC

Treats from the Big Apple carefully selected by one of its top museums

Bursting with talent and plenty of places to show it off, New York as a design story is arguably a massive late pass. But, as MoMA Store proves by selecting the Big Apple as this year’s design destination, the concept is evergreen when the resource is a city that never sleeps. The 11th edition of MoMA’s destination series—which has included Seoul, Portugal, Japan and Brazil …

Love It or Leave It

Ten NYC designers explore consumerism, religion and the detritus of the American dream

The second-floor space at Gallery R’Pure has been transformed into a visual conversation about what America means today. “Love It or Leave It” explores notions of consumerism, patriotism, religion and the suburban dream through the critical eyes of 10 acclaimed New York-based designers. The idea for the show was conceived during months of brainstorming by both the designers and gallery director Odile Hainaut, who described …

Heart Part

Knife, fork and scoop combine in one biodegradable utensil

Share food with a loved one with Heart Part, a cleverly designed eating utensil that opens up into two pieces combining fork, knife and scoop. Recently spotted at the NY International Gift Fair, the Heart Part appeals to both food and design nerds with its smart use of form and space. As possibly the perfect—or at least the cutest—alternative to wasteful plastic cutlery, the Heart …