Compliment Pencil Set

This set of 10 brightly colored pencils—all number two graphite—comes complete with compliments on them, for days when you’re feeling insecure, have a case of writers’ block or just need a little boost. Emblazoned with phrases like, “Yes You Totally Can” and “You’re a Total Champ,” the pencils also have erasers attached—but the positive vibes mean you won’t get too down on yourself if you …

Patrick Vale’s Panoramic Sketch of NYC

English sketch artist Patrick Vale’s latest work captures downtown Manhattan in an impressive panoramic black-and-white sketch. The aptly titled “Colossus” artwork is a massive three-page drawing that looks down toward the Empire State Building, detailing every skyscraper, rooftop, window pane and water tower in sight. Watch Vale complete the incredible free-hand drawing in a timelapse video on Vimeo.

Cool Hunting Video: Wolfgang Egger and Audi’s Quattro Concept

Sketching and chatting with the German automaker's dynamic head of design

Recently, Audi invited CH to Ingolstadt, Germany, for a behind-the-scenes look at their extraordinarily advanced production facility. Additionally, we spent some time in Munich, where we were able to roam around Audi’s highly protected design studio. During the visit, we sat down with Wolfgang Egger—Audi’s head of design—to chat about the roots of their new Quattro concept car and Egger’s forward-thinking approach to superior engineering.