Chen-Williams Bookend

DIY bookend instructions from the dynamic duo behind Chen-Williams

Last week, HTC hosted a design tour of New York City, with visits to some of the area’s top designers and creative thinkers. We got to join in for a workshop in the backyard of The Future Perfect with Chen Chen and Kai Williams, the Brooklyn-based duo behind Chen-Williams. The designers, whose recent collaborations have birthed some truly fantastic art and experimental products, gave our …

Cool Hunting Rough Cut: Drawing Machine

Old school drawing machine creates analog art

During a recent visit to Maison&Objet 2012 in Paris we came across a neat and simple toy from the London based company All Lovely Stuff. Their super analog drawing machine uses a felt pen and simple tools that are assembled with a rubberband and can be configured to draw different forms. Available from their web store, they are sure to be a hit with kids …

The 99% Conference 2012

Day one of this year's conference on idea execution

Today marks the first day of this year’s 99% Conference, our annual ideas-focused event we co-founded with Behance four years ago. For the 2012 conference we’re looking forward to hearing from inspirational speakers like design legend James Victore, co-founder of Warby Parker Neil Blumenthal and StumbleUpon founder Garrett Camp, to name a few, as well as events, workshops and an exciting round of Cool Hunting …