The Consistency Project’s Bright, Sustainable Vision for American Workwear

Textiles made from pant hems and other innovations in this NYC-based studio

Based in Chinatown, New York, The Consistency Project acts as both a design studio and a call to action. Founded by Hawaii-born Natasha Halesworth, the multi-disciplinary project invokes a sustainable and exuberant design ethos that not only puts a colorful, bold spin on American workwear, but it also scrutinizes our relationship to clothing and the climate. The studio—which uniquely reworks deadstock clothing into vibrant patchworks …

Dubai Watch Week’s “Moves New York” Horology Forum

The event's inspiring director general, Hind Seddiqi, outlines the future of the non-commercial platform

In a clever multi-room build-out along Washington Street in NYC’s Meatpacking District, Dubai Watch Week hosted the “Moves New York” Horology Forum this 24-25 September. A gathering of diverse, thoughtful minds in watchmaking and the watch industry at large, the pop-up event aimed to share information, increase access and encourage dialogue. Open to the public, it was friendly and inclusive (words not often associated with horology), …

Grain’s “Clover” Collection Reveals the Playfulness and Sustainability of Cork

Accountability to the planet lies at the heart of this new range, on view at NYC's Colony

Comprising a series of floral-shaped side and coffee tables made from renewable and carbon positive cork, Clover is an elegant and playful execution of sustainable furniture—but it’s also much more. Crafted by Chelsea and James Minola’s Washington-based design practice, Grain, and debuting in NYC at Jean Lin’s design co-op, Colony (on display until 30 September), the collection weaves together innovative materials and technological research while paying tribute …