Cool Hunting c/o Quarterly Co: Shipment Nine

Focused around the sun, this gift holds two solar products helping communities and the world

We created this edition of Cool Hunting’s Quarterly with Africa on our minds. Inspired by the sun’s potential to power our world in ways both big and small, we partnered with two innovative brands implementing solar power in inventive, intimate ways that also give back to the communities that inspired their products. A virtuous circle, if you will. The Luci lantern from Mpowerd is an …

Cool Hunting c/o Quarterly Co: Shipment Eight

The latest gifts are inspired by Africa and give back to the people and communities who crafted them

The most recent iteration of Cool Hunting’s Quarterly Co. will be reaching mailboxes soon, and it’s one we’re especially excited about. CHQ8 is born from our 2012 trip to Africa—an experience that educated, shaped and changed us. In Zambia the CH team met Malafian Chimungu—a now 16-year-old boy who makes animal figurines from snare wire. Not only is he creating something beautiful—it’s in great contrast …

Foodzines: Around the World

A global selection of publications exploring food through innovative creative direction and photography

by Laila Gohar All over the world, from Tokyo to Beirut, a handful of compelling food journals are being published. Here we bring you a filtered selection of foodzines that have an international perspective and offer a peek into a unique food culture. Whether you’re intrigued by the relationship between food and art in Harajuku, the debate on #foodporn versus #foodmourn, or exploring the tradition …