CH Edition: Esque

Our limited-edition water pipe by one of Portland's most clever glass studios

The unexpected glass forms—bulbous, sinister and shiny—produced at Portland’s Esque Studio by design duo Andi Kovel and Justin Parker first caught our eye back in 2007. Renowned for giant “water drop” jugs, skulls created from re-purposed beer bottles and other works that have graced the pages from Architectural Digest to Surface Magazine, the artists focus on continuing to push the limits of the glass medium …

Oscilloscope DVD Subscription Giveaway

by Ariston Anderson Like a cheese-of-the-month club, Beastie Boy turned indie film mogul Adam Yauch's new subscription service delivers 10 new releases from his own Oscilloscope Laboratories to your doorstep over the course of a year. Calling it the "Circe of Trust," either you're in it or you're out when it comes to trusting the slightly off-center film distributor's lineup of films. "There's a real …

Nudo Adopt-an-Olive-Tree Giveaway

Making the farm-to-table connection all the more real, Nudo's "adopt-an-olive-tree" program delivers their delicious certified organic olive oil to your door along with the pride of ownership that comes from calling one of their trees yours. In addition to four 500mL tins of the tree's first cold press extra virgin oil in mid-April and three half-size tins of infused (lemon, chile and orange) oil in …