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 …

Swiss Running Brand On’s Sustainable Mountain Hut

A temporary, self-contained escape found on the "roof of Europe"

Public art installations in unexpected places are nothing new: 104-year-old Cuban painter Carmen Herrera’s large-scale, monochromatic sculptures just popped up in a downtown NYC park, Sterling Ruby’s fluorescent orange monolith “Spectre” sat within Mount San Jacinto State Park until recently. But Swiss running brand On’s sustainable mountain hut, situated in the Piz Lunghin (also known as “The Roof of Europe”), isn’t an art installation—though it …