Ochobags

Multipurpose accessories for the day-tripper

Born out of Genova, Italy’s school for industrial design, designer Arianna Vivenzio founded Ochobags in 2006. Centered on a modular and customizable bag, Vivenzo describes her mission as “obviously to combine function and aesthetics.” Staring with the idea of a “useful yet fashionable object, made of functional and mobile compartments that can contain and separate each one of the objects a woman carries,” she gradually …

Luxe Home Swap

Five elite homes in unexpected places and an exclusive offer for CH readers

Even the most opulent hotels can’t replace the comforts of home, where decor and amenities truly speak to your interests. While plenty of alternatives exist in the form of apartment swapping and rental sites, few tailor their offerings to the style-minded and are as affordable as the membership-based Luxe Home Swap. The site allows users to browse thousands of homes from around the world to …

Jig and Crown

Massproductions pack a colorfully modern punch with the bold lines of two new chairs

The new Jig chair by Massproductions in Stockholm is, in a word, beautiful. Absolutely poised in its form and slightly odd colorways, it’s the work of English designer Chris Martin (who founded Massproductions with his design partner Magnus Elebäck). Where most designers would opt for accents and poppy colors on the upholstery itself (reserving subtle neutrals for the frame), Massproduction takes the opposite route here, …