CH Japan: Tokyo DesignArt Week Exhibition

Celebrating the artisanship of Amami Oshima Tsumugi fabric with an installation of objects

In conjunction with COOL HUNTING’s hosted two-week excursion through Japan, our editorial team has partnered with DesignArt Tokyo for the first time. During this global celebration of Japanese design, our pop-up exhibition will draw attention to specific Japanese crafts and the makers keeping the processes behind them alive. All products on site (many produced in limited editions) will be for sale. “This is a chance for us …

Coal Phone Pack

Made in Italy from locally sourced materials, Hardgraft’s phone pack is crafted from vegetable-tanned black leather, and the interior is lined with soft wool. The bag—which can hold a phone, passport, earbuds, sunglasses, wallet and more—opens fully to allow easy access, and features a smaller interior pocket too. The adjustable strap means this piece can function as a crossbody or a waist bag.

Interview: Postalco Co-Founder, Mike Abelson

We discuss Japan's collaborative community, designing for your own curiosity and owning less

I just feel like having less and less, but I really want to love the things I have