Made Of New York

Industrial-era building materials reclaimed to make a modern furniture line

Creatively crafted, Made of New York furniture is comprised of discarded Manhattan lumber and is constructed using as few machines as possible. The simple, geometric collection was conceived by former creative director of Ikea Sweden and current head of strategic design consultancy Daytime Projects, John-Michael Ekeblad, along with furniture designer Jonathan Locke and timber-sourcing expert Brian Kane—a trio as intelligent as the home furnishings they …

Cool Hunting Video Presents: Jill Platner

Our video on surfer-jeweler Jill Platner

by Jill Platner’s nature-inspired jewelry, we waited a few years to find the right moment for documenting the artisan’s creative process and studio. This video catches up with Jill at her Crosby Street space as she works on her current collection to learn more about how she started and what informs her work.

CH Edition: 3sixteen

Ties made exclusively for us in one of the last factories in Manhattan's Garment District

While it’s becoming increasingly easy to tune out when clothing brands talk about heritage and craft, there are still some that warrant attention. At seven years strong, NYC- and LA-based label 3sixteen continues to set itself apart with a genuine dedication to producing high-quality threads that don’t capitalize on the latest trends, but will instead remain relevant throughout time. Founded by Andrew Chen in 2003 …