Garson Yu: The Interactive New York (T.I.N.Y.)

Layers of audio and visuals create a reactionary site-specific installation at NYC's Pier 57

As the founder and creative director of yU+co, a renowned LA-based studio specialized in film title sequences, Garson Yu knows a thing or two about telling a story in a matter of minutes. Yu’s creative expertise usually graces the silver screen, but for the first site-specific installation in a series of interventions taking place at NYC’s Pier 57 this summer, the motion graphics guru will …

First Container: Collision Works Story Box

Help kickstart a community-driven shipping container center in Detroit's Eastern Market

We’ve seen several creative applications for shipping containers in the past, and the fact remains that these steel structures are unparalleled in terms of durability and availability for a recycled building material. Friend of CH Shel Kimen has been hard at work in an effort to open Collision Works, a 36-room boutique hotel and creative space that will be located in Detroit’s Eastern Market. The …

Cool Hunting Videos Presents: Aether SF

A behind-the-scenes look at San Francisco's newest and most unique retail space

As longtime fans of Aether‘s sophisticated line of outerwear, we jumped at the chance to visit their first brick and mortar retail location. The recently opened San Francisco shop is uniquely constructed from three shipping containers, and is now home to an even more intriguing inventory system. To maximize space, the Aether team incorporated a custom-built rotating rack that spans all three floors. We sat …