Mercedes-Benz EQ Partners with Summit LA18

A partnership built on the common goal to foster a community

At the annual Summit conference in downtown Los Angeles, 3,000 innovators and entrepreneurs gathered this weekend for three days of talks, discussions, wellness activities and entertainment. The partnership between Mercedes-Benz EQ and Summit, facilitated by the COOL HUNTING team—including the launch of a fellowship program, an art installation, a visit to a biodynamic ranch and a dinner with members of the Summit community—focused on different …

The Atlantic Project Brings Art (and Reflection) to Plymouth

This 14-piece art festival explores and comments on the 400 years since the Mayflower left England

In 2020, it will have been 400 years since the Pilgrims left England on the Mayflower, and in one English city this is cause for both celebration and introspection. Plymouth, on the southwest coast of England, is where the Mayflower departed in 1620, and is now a city with beautiful Victorian naval buildings by the waterfront juxtaposed by a city centre overrun with Brutalist buildings that …

Physics, Chemistry and Art Combine for Berndnaut Smilde’s Installations

Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde makes clouds and rainbows for his remarkable installations. The word “make” is key here: he really does create these phenomena thanks to some clever scientific tinkering—whether by making a prism (to then create a rainbow) or by combining water, vapor and smoke machines to conjure a cloud on demand. He then places these unnatural natural beauties in dramatic spaces—including a “gothic …