Best of CH 2019: Most Popular Stories

From future-forward innovations to entertainment tinged with nostalgia, our most-viewed articles this year

365 days a year, we publish stories covering a plethora of subject matter. From reportage in faraway destinations, a newly opened art show or restaurant, innovations in tech and design, there’s something on COOL HUNTING for nearly every appetite. As such, perusing our site data to reveal the year’s most-read stories proves to be sometimes reassuring and sometimes surprising. This year’s list includes a pair …

CH Japan: Our Day in Tokyo with Lexus

From touring the city in 12 new vehicles to a private dinner, Kiriko glass lesson and subterranean cocktail session

To navigate Tokyo‘s attractions (from Kapital in Ebisu to Yoyogi Park in Shibuya and even teamLab’s two enthralling exhibitions in Koto City) requires an understanding of the city’s dynamic public transportation system—and, even then, an itinerary needs nipping to accommodate the sprawl. For CH Japan, our fifth hosted travel experience, we partnered with Lexus to allow our guests an unbridled freedom of movement through the …

DATAMONOLITH_AI Transforms The World’s Oldest Data Into a Digital Sculpture

Currently on display as part of the Future And The Arts: AI, Robotics, Cities, Life – How Humanity Will Live Tomorrow exhibition at Tokyo’s Mori Museum, Ouchhh Studio’s digital artwork DATAMONOLITH_AI comprises three billion pixels, each projecting centuries-old data. As the name suggests, generative adversarial networks, machine learning, and AI algorithms peruse data from the ancient architectural site Göbekli Tepe (9600–7000 BC), ultimately creating an …