Best of CH 2021: Instagram

Selections that continue to inspire from our posts on the social media service

Once again, the COOL HUNTING Instagram has acted as a platform for our editorial team to tease forthcoming stories, support a swathe of adventures and (hopefully) inspire our audience along the way. This year, amidst the art fairs and test drives and mountain treks, we considered the role of social media in our lives more than ever. Ultimately, of all services, Instagram continues to provide …

Transnomadica, an Online Archive of Maurizio Donadi’s Vintage Apparel Collection

A denim industry icon's 8,000-piece database of garments from all over the world

Apparel brand Atelier & Repairs rebukes fashion industry waste and our throw-away culture. Maurizio Donadi, the label’s founder and creative director, thoughtfully upcycles vintage denim, outerwear, T-shirts and more—oftentimes embellishing them with patches, paint splatter and elegant marks of wear. Given his long history in the denim industry (including Ralph Lauren, Benetton and Levi’s) and insatiable desire for experimentation, Donadi has accumulated quite the collection …

How to Be an Artist

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning senior art critic for New York Magazine (and social media user extraordinaire), Jerry Saltz, How to Be an Artist dispenses practical wisdom, inspiration, humor and honesty to nourish the artist in all of us. For those already taken by Saltz’s passionate criticism and witty storytelling—as well as those looking to persevere in creative professions—the book will prove to be a beautiful …