Jot

Adonit brings precision drawing to touch screens with an innovative stylus solution

Advertorial content: The explosion of tablet computing has brought on just as many challenges as opportunities—one of them being how best to interface with touchscreens. Fingers do well enough for most tasks, but lack the precision that some users may want. Most stylus pens that try to address this issue fall a bit short either in functionality or style, many of them consisting of nothing …

The Present

Give yourself a gift by supporting this annual clock's Kickstarter campaign

With a beautiful color wheel-inspired design that mimics the seasons, filmmaker-cum-designer (and longtime friend of CH) Scott Thrift’s annual clock “The Present” re-imagines a clock to remind us to take a moment to find that ever-elusive state of “being in the now.” Scott tells the backstory of this meditative concept best himself in his Kickstarter campaign video. Check it out and donate to help bring …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

The NYT's digital experiments, glow-in-the-dark jeans, Frank Lloyd Wright's restored hotel and more in this week's look at the web

1. Beta620 “An openly experimental newsroom,” Beta620 is the New York Times’ new platform for interactive and other projects, suggesting a new, unprecedented level of transparency for the brand. 2. Glow-in-the-Dark Jeans The ultimate club-goer’s denim, a phosphorescent coating applied to the fabric in Japan powers Naked & Famous’ new glow-in-the-dark jeans. The selvedge denim will develop a beautiful patina over time, making the glow …