Revealing MODU + Eric Forman Studio’s 2020 Times Square Valentine Heart

"Heart Squared" wins the 12th annual public art installation competition

Set in front of Father Duffy Square’s iconic Red Steps, Times Square‘s Valentine Heart public art installation appears year after year from 30 January through 28 February. For the 12th annual installation, selected through the Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition, MODU Architecture and Eric Forman Studio‘s winning design will come to life. Known as “Heart Squared,” the multi-dimensional, mixed material work will celebrate love …

Channel Tres Valentine’s Day Playlist For Cool Hunting

Sweet, sexy and everything between in this collection of tunes by the LA-based artist

Ahead of his tour and EP release, LA-based producer/songwriter/vocalist Channel Tres kindly created a Valentine’s Day playlist just for COOL HUNTING readers. The focus isn’t necessarily romantic love, as he tells us, “Anything can make you feel love.” It makes sense then, that his playlist spans hip-hop to electronic, soul and beyond. From New Edition’s saccharine bop “Candy Girl” to The Gap Band’s classic “Outstanding,” this satisfying …

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Design-forward and thoughtful presents for your favorite people

Whether you’re opposed, ambivalent, oblivious or obsessed with Valentine’s Day, giving the perfect gift to somebody you care about is an undeniably satisfying experience. Eschewing the teddy bears and chocolates, and even the red color theme or traditionally romantic presents, we have put together a selection of some of our favorite products for readers to offer their partners, friends, family—or themselves. While there might be …