At Home: COOL HUNTING in June

A look at art we revisited time and again over the course of the month

Oftentimes, comfort comes from repetition. Returning to art—cinema, songs, books, painted works or sculptures—can provide sanctuary for the mind. For our June At Home, we decided to share some of the art we’ve revisited this month. Though our editorial tasks involve listening to, watching and reading new work, we always attempt to find time for what we love from the past. If there’s a certain …

Sonos’ High-Performance Soundbar, the Arc

The new TV-specific speaker is discreet when idle and ultra-impressive in action

After setting a new standard with the Playbar (which debuted in 2014 to widespread acclaim), Sonos expanded upon their line of entertainment-system speakers with the Playbase and Beam. As technology has advanced, several of these products have met their end: the Playbar and Playbase were discontinued. While the former is closest to what most think of when they seek out a TV-specific speaker, its design …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Supporting Black-owned businesses, protesting safely, paying homage to a brilliant artist and more

Practices for Safe Protesting Protesting and mobilizing together surpasses the value of social media posts in solidarity. There is work to be done offline; some of it visible, some not. Standing up for Black individuals can be effective in combatting brutality and the systemic belittling of Black bodies. New York City’s 14th Congressional District Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shared the proper practices for in-person protests and …