New York City of Trees

Photographer and Parks Department veteran Benjamin Swett catalogues the city's majestic branches

As spring tries to battle off the last bouts of winter in NYC, we are all anxious to get back to our favorite outdoor spots and explore some new ones. Just in time to answer that itch is Benajmin Swett’s newest release, “New York City of Trees“. The writer and photographer spent the past 13 years in the New York City Parks Department, where he …

Cool Hunting Capsule Video: Santa & Cole

Our video on one of Spain's premiere design giants

Producing indoor and outdoor products since the 1980s, iconic Spanish furniture brand Santa & Cole is one of the lesser-known but more innovative design firms in existence. The forward-thinking company continues to expand into a full-service operation, opening a nursery to supply architects and designers with the trees to go along with their projects. We visited Santa & Cole to learn about their process, scope …

Jojo

A more transparent brand of social entrepreneurship showing you exactly how shoes change the world

Jojo, an altruistic Belgian shoe brand, picks up where philanthropic companies like Toms leave off. Designed to look like a bandaged foot, for every pair of Jojo shoes purchased, they plant one tree or provide one person with a year of clean drinking water. But you don’t have to just take the company’s word for it; the enterprising young pair behind Jojo allow customers to …