Yes Plz’s Coffee and Print Magazine Subscription Service

A double-delivery that encapsulates zine culture of the '90s

LA-based Yes Plz, a coffee start-up, channels early morning energy into their subscription model: delivering a bag of freshly roasted coffee beans and a print zine every week (or two weeks, or month, depending on your subscription frequency). The inclusion of a publication was crucial to co-founder Tony “Tonx” Konecny’s vision. With a professional background in coffee, Konecny’s passion for print media stems from an …

Asystem Provides Structure for Your Wellness Routine

The subscription-based set of supplements and skincare seeks to eliminate difficult decision-making and maximize performance

Assembling a standard routine for yourself can be difficult if overall health is the goal. People often seek out supplements, wellness and skincare products from a panoply of brands and sometimes that amalgamation feels disjointed and far from something anyone could maintain consistently. Asystem, knowing this, wants to make “betterment”—a term they define as “feeling your best so you can give your best”—simpler by consolidating …

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 …