Doan Ly’s Ethereal Still Lifes

Florist, photographer and founder of the studio a.p. bio, Doan Ly brings dreamy ideas to life using light, texture and beautiful, living things. She finds inspiration in what’s around her—pulling together plants, garments and materials to stage otherworldly images that are equal parts freakebana and art. Ly tells Sight Unseen, “I may see a fun shipment of melons on my way to the subway, for …

Flowers Are Eavesdropping

According to a new study, plants can “hear” when a bee passes and they subsequently create more sweet nectar to attract them. A recent study by scientists at three Tel Aviv University schools has found that a plant picks up sounds (signaled by the vibration of its petals) and responds (signaled by the excretion of additional nectar). With proof that the flowers responded to all of …

Gift Guide: Valentine’s Day

Whether treating yourself, your partner, or somebody else, here are plenty of ideas

Whether you believe Valentine’s Day is a holiday created to sell greeting cards, or that it’s crucial to expressing your adoration for those around you, every year on the 14th of February things go a little heart-shaped. We at CH are firm believers in showing love every day, and if you see a gift that makes you think of a loved one, it doesn’t need …