CHV: Kawasaki Building The Wheel

Wheels big and small made in house, thousands at a time

In our fourth and final piece from our visit with Kawasaki in Lincoln, NE we went to a smaller corner of their enormous plant. While probably the least glamorous of their products, their wheels may be the most practical and abundant. The company brings in raw steel and spits out a finished wheel—the entire process takes place thousands of times a day, and no matter …

Cool Hunting Video Presents: Zai

Our latest video looks at the process behind some of the world's most sophisticated skis

Our friends at Bentley Motors recently invited us to Disentis, Switzerland to take a behind-the-scenes look at the factory for Zai, a premier producer of high-end skis. Manufactured on a back street in the picturesque alpine village, the skis represent the pinnacle of thoughtful design for snow riding gear. With a focus on material innovation and performance, Zai has been able to create some of …

Cool Hunting Video Presents: Grady’s Cold Brew

A look behind the scenes at New York's most delicious cold brew coffee company

When we first discovered Grady’s Cold Brew we were delighted to have delicious, cold brewed, New Orleans-style coffee delivered weekly by a seemingly never-ending troupe of handsome young men. Since those early days Grady’s has grown, expanding out of founder Grady Laird’s home kitchen into a large warehouse in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood. In our latest video we visited Laird at their new space and got …