Design on a Dime: Interview with David Cafiero

Particularly relevant in the current economic climate, Housing Works Thrift Shops' fifth annual Design on a Dime benefit takes more than 40 of the world's top interior designers and challenges them to create inspiring room vignettes using only donated materials. (Sills Huniford's 2008 vignette pictured at right.) Visitors can then choose to buy the merchandise at 60 to 80 percent off the retail price. As …

Cool Hunting Video Presents: Scott Thomas at The 99% Conference

After designing Obama's new media effort, Scott Thomas explains how he conveyed "hope" visually

by Gregory Mitnick At our recent conference, The 99%, Scott Thomas took the stage to talk about what it was like to design Obama’s digital campaign on the fly. This video culls the highlights from his presentation and catches up with him afterward to find out more about his theories on simplicity and his plans for working in politics in the future.

CH at The Brooklyn Flea Part 2

We're less then 24 hours away from our debut at the Brooklyn Flea and we're super excited about how it's shaping up. We've have a few new items to share since our last post that we thought you might also enjoy. Warm weather is on the horizon but fluctuating temperatures still leave us reaching for our Freehands, those awesome gloves that keep your fingers warm …