Creatives to Watch in 2016

While it’s never easy to predict the next big names in the worlds of art and design, with time and effort an editorial publication can compile a list of talent worthy of that potential acclaim. That’s exactly what It’s Nice That has done with their “Ones to Watch” list for 2016. They’ve profiled 12 creatives (including a few design studios) worthy of attention, and from …

Alex Trochut’s Binary Prints

The designer's new patented process awakens some of contemporary music's finest artists

Illustrator, designer and typographer Alex Trochut creates art for some of the world’s best-known brands including Coca-Cola, Nike and the New York Times. Working between Barcelona and Brooklyn, Trochut is admired for his ability to take simple text and imagery and seamlessly craft it into ornate, colorful, memorable art. In his latest project, “Binary Prints,” Trochut uses a new process he invented (and patented) in …

Scout Regalia Bikes

LA designers come to NYC to launch a bike perfect for both coasts

Just one floor up from “Scale,” Cool Hunting’s curatorial contribution to Noho Design District at the Standard Hotel, the work of 12 West Coast designers was on view in the “Hotel California” exhibition. Among the group was Scout Regalia, a multidisciplinary design practice based in LA’s Echo Park neighborhood. Co-founders and architects Benjamin Luddy and Makoto Mizutani have built a body of work spanning furniture, …