Inside adidas’ MakerLab With Three Emerging Designers

Helen Kirkum, Alex Nash and Shun Hirose discuss their collaborative sneakers, and what it's like to be a part of every step of the process

The adidas‘ MakerLab is essentially a hub for all of the brand’s ideations—those released and those archived. Within the walls of the previously inaccessible studio space, there are endless swatches of fabrics, space for sketching and crafting, a wealth of references, on-hand talent and advisors, and all of the machinery to bring concepts from paper to pavement. In the spirit of spotlighting emerging talent and …

Vans + Ghostly’s Detail-Oriented Collaboration

Limited edition Sk8-His and Slip-Ons that show off the best of both brands

In celebration of their 20th anniversary, CH favorite Ghostly adds Vans to its list of accomplished collaborators. Together, they’ve worked to outfit two silhouettes with the same energy and precise eye for detail that Ghostly brings to its countless creations—from cover art to package design to merchandise. The two brands selected two classic styles—Sk8-Hi and Slip-On—for the collaboration. With the Sk8-Hi, Ghostly’s contributions include a black …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

The end of the VW beetle, celebrating iconic NYC dive bar Max Fish, robots, rockets and more

Eight Frank Lloyd Wright Works Added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List In a serial nomination, inscribed as “The 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright,” eight major works of the beloved architect join UNESCO’s World Heritage List. This is the first recognition of modern American architecture by the cultural organization. To coordinate the conservation efforts, the Frank Lloyd Wright World Heritage Council has been formed. The …