Goods for Good Holiday eCards

Designed by five NYC- and London-based graphic artists and illustrators, nonprofit Goods for Good's holiday ecards one-ups others with images that we like a little better than standard Hallmark fare. The project adds humor and gorgeously hand-rendered graphics to the usual eCard concept of eliminating environmental concerns about sending holiday greetings and offering procrastinators a chance at spreading last-minute joy. Artists include Jayson Atienza, Ayca …

Krochet Kids Crochet Beanies

By 2050, Africa will be home to almost a quarter of the world's urban population—the altruistic friends behind Krochet Kids International hope to empower the women of this rapidly growing continent by providing them the entrepreneurial skills involved in hand-crocheting beanies. Founded upon love, the Krochet Kids now have 10 Ugandan women in their Krochet Program who not only learn how to knit, but receive …

Cool Hunting Video Presents: Robert Hammond at The 99% Conference

The Friends of the High Line co-founder on how he turned a dilapidated railway into lower Manhattan's most celebrated public space

by Friends of the High Line co-founder Robert Hammond tells the story of how he helped reinvent a gritty elevated railway into what is NYC’s most celebrated public space since Central Park. He shares images and animations of what the park (due to open in June) will look like at a talk for our recent 99% Conference and shares how he feels after a decade …