Cool Hunting Video: Sri Threads

A hidden collection of rare and beautiful Japanese textiles in Brooklyn, NY

NYC’s five boroughs are full of hidden treasures. From bars concealed by phone booths to unbelievable dim sum, it is nearly impossible to chart all the magic the city creates. We recently spent some time with Stephen Szczepanek, owner of Sri Threads, a boutique collection of rare Japanese textiles hidden inside an apartment building in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn. Szczepanek has been collecting these …

Best of CH 2013: Cool Hunting Video

From pinball machines to vintage planetarium projectors, we take a look back at some of this year's best videos

As people around the world prepare for the holidays and the new year, what better time then to look back on all of the standout Cool Hunting content from 2013. CH Video traveled from California to Georgia, met some memorable characters and got to go behind the scenes in some remarkable locations, from the largest lunchbox collection in the world to the factory of New …

Table of Contents

Portland gets a high-design shop with an editorial bent

Table of Contents, a recently-opened concept shop in Portland, Oregon, is a quiet refuge within the bustling Old Town neighborhood. Located just off Burnside Street in Chinatown, Shu Hung and Joseph Magliaro’s new venture is a welcome departure from the eclectic mix of dive bars, arcades, Internet cafes and thriving restaurants. You’ll notice its tranquility even upon entering, where, next to the door rests a …