Pigalle Basketball Court’s 2020 Makeover

The beloved Pigalle basketball court (located on Rue Duperré in Paris’ 9th Arrondissement) has received a makeover, the first since its bright gradient look from three years ago. The Pigalle brand (founded and helmed by Stéphane Ashpool) joined forces again with creative agency ILL-Studio and Nike for the gaming-inspired refresh, which features only recycled materials and”blocks of color intertwined with graphic icons, including arrows, plus …

Best of CH 2019: Instagram

Selections from our most-liked posts on the social media platform

Before we get back to our computers to write a story, the COOL HUNTING Instagram offers our editorial team (and a few contributors) an opportunity to share moments of inspiration. Aligned with the site, the word design—and its flexible definition—guides all that we post on social media. Thus, the subject matter of our photos encompasses hotels and footwear, drinking and dining, exhibitions and automobiles, and …

Miami Art Week 2019: Sound Artist Jana Winderen’s “The Art of Listening: Under Water” Composition

A site-specific installation during Art Basel, within the Collins Park Rotunda, commissioned by Audemars Piguet

22 speakers, woven together with an advanced 3D-sound distribution system, whisper and rumble and crackle with life. Set inside the darkness of the concrete Collins Park Rotunda, opposite Miami’s Bass Museum, this technological immersion channels Norwegian contemporary artist Jana Winderen‘s site-specific installation “The Art of Listening: Under Water.” Commissioned by luxury Swiss watch manufacture Audemars Piguet, and premiering at Art Basel (where it was free and open to …