Best of CH 2018: Cannabis

Eight developments in the world of marijuana and hemp this year

As more states make marijuana legal, the cannabis industry continues to grow and change at a remarkable rate—and 2018 was perhaps the biggest year yet. While the issues surrounding criminal justice reform legislation (and hopefully its revision), government spending and profit, politics and race are undeniable, there seems to be no stopping “cannabusiness.” From inventive new companies to thoughtful products, here are some interesting marijuana-related …

Holiday Gift Guides 2018: Presents $25 and Under

Thoughtful, design-forward, practical, creative and clever products within budget

Cliché or not, it really is the thought that counts. And, while it’s easy to get overwhelmed during the holidays, it’s important to remember that it shouldn’t be about consumption, outdoing each other, or breaking budgets. With that in mind, we have (again) searched the internet far and wide for presents that are thoughtful, clever, design-forward or practical—all for $25 and under. Of course, most important is …

Holiday Gift Guides 2018: Japanophile

From indigo apparel to well-designed homewares and celebrations of the country's culture

One of the world’s fastest growing tourist destinations, Japan‘s allure cannot be attributed to any specific sector. Be it cuisine or culture, design and architecture, cities of the future or quiet reprieves, the island nation offers unparalleled experiences. This is why we continue to return and explore. On the ground, we’ve seen this magnetism translate into the development of many globally acclaimed products, too. We …