At Home: COOL HUNTING in April

Our team strives for connection with a life in quarantine

Inspiration, above all else, drives this website. For many of us, nothing inspires quite like travel—whether that’s repeat visits to the Catskills or Salone del Mobile in Milan or taking one’s first steps on Antarctica. We’ve often channeled our experiences on the road, at hotel openings, distilleries and international events into stories that we hope compel others to seek out similar adventures—or any at all, …

Outside Magazine Recommends Seven Apps to Have The Best Ski Season

To reduce friction from ski season—whether that be through guidance on accumulation patterns, snagging last-minute flights or even tracking storms—smartphone apps are the new must-have accessories to maximize one’s efforts on the slopes. Outside Magazine has compiled a list of the top seven, including OpenSnow, Liftopia, Fatmap and some unexpected additions. For both beginners and experts alike, digital tools can now offer the clearest insight …

Ruphus

Wooden bicycles and fenders from the Portland-based design and build shop

Founded this past September as a creative outlet for the smaller ideas that would otherwise go untouched by designer Matt Rafael at his home and interior design/build company Raphael Design, Ruphus utilizes Rafael’s 20 plus years of design experience to produce a modest range of furniture and bicycle-oriented products. While the innovative wooden Woodsman bicycle is immediately attention-grabbing (much like the design direction previously seen …