Editors’ Picks: Tie-Dye From Etsy

Many applications of an art form that mirror the values of the e-commerce site

Tie-dye carries the same DIY ethos that the e-commerce site Etsy was founded upon. A celebration of beauty derived from variation, color and chaos, the process behind tie-dye employs ancient techniques—though the term “tie-dye” only dates back to the ’60s. On Etsy, creators have found hundreds of ways to apply these techniques to everything from shirts to vases and planters. In a time when independent …

Holiday Gift Guides 2019: Last Minute

All kinds of presents that will arrive in time

To stave off present-related panic as the holidays near, all of the products in our Last Minute gift guide offer super-fast shipping. Amidst the parties and packing for vacations or family gatherings—and the preparations for time away from school or work—it’s still possible to get all the necessary gifts. If your giving season extends beyond the traditional calendar dates, definitely look into our Gifts That …

Holiday Gift Guides 2018: COOL HUNTING Team Picks

Our editorial staff selects their dream gifts, from art to underwear and bikes to booze

As a staff that spends considerable time immersed in product design and performance, we have the unique position of context across industries. In our research, testing and exploration, we ourselves fall in love with certain items, artists and designers. The following 12 selections land on our wish lists—and we believe the fervor we feel for each and every item below will be understood by others. …