Best of CH 2021: Instagram

Selections that continue to inspire from our posts on the social media service

Once again, the COOL HUNTING Instagram has acted as a platform for our editorial team to tease forthcoming stories, support a swathe of adventures and (hopefully) inspire our audience along the way. This year, amidst the art fairs and test drives and mountain treks, we considered the role of social media in our lives more than ever. Ultimately, of all services, Instagram continues to provide …

Carver Luxe Frame

Digital frames aren’t a new phenomenon, but the Aura is the best we’ve seen. Most importantly, the screen brightness and texture have a more natural feel than the types of screens we’re used to looking at every day. A great gift for those less adept at using photo-sharing apps or social media, this frame makes it really easy to add content and choose how it …

Artist Gary Baseman’s “Nightmares of Halloween Past” Art + Archival Photography Book

In his forthcoming hardcover book Nightmares of Halloween Past, LA-based interdisciplinary artist Gary Baseman pairs more than 300 archival photographs that he’s collected over the last two decades with 20 original Halloween-inspired paintings (some, never seen before). A time capsule of spooky traditions and vintage costumes, Baseman’s book is an ode the holiday, its vernacular and something more. Baseman contributes text, accompanied by essays from Phyllis …