Informing the Future

Welcome to the redesigned Cool Hunting

Since starting Cool Hunting in February 2003, I have derived as much joy from designing the container as creating the contents. With each of our five previous redesigns, we have strived to push innovations in web design while simultaneously elevating the articles and videos we produce. With our previous iteration in 2010 we pioneered infinite scrolling and a sticky nav—both now industry standards. Today I’m …

The 19th Annual Webby Awards: Call for Entries

Recognizing innovation and creativity on the internet

Now in its 19th rendition, the annual Webby Awards has again begun accepting entries. With five main categories—Websites, Online Film & Video, Interactive Advertising & Media, Mobile Sites & Apps, Social—there’s plenty of opportunity to get involved and perhaps even join the ranks of the best of the internet. CH was ecstatic to have won a Webby for best music and variety video series back …

Him: The Website

Bjorn Johansson's new interactive project, inspired by Spike Jonze's "Her"

We were first introduced to digital creative Bjorn Johansson’s work a few years back when we profiled one of his projects, Big-Ass Message, which allowed users the ability to create full-screen, text-based messages across the screens of co-workers and friends for amusing results. Since then, he’s been hard at work at his day job, yet still finds time for self expression. His latest endeavor titled …