The Palm Project’s Natural Bags and Baskets

Modern designs hand woven by craftswomen from Tlamacazapa, Mexico

Mexico City-based designer and CENTRO university professor Moisés Hernández has been dedicated to forwarding design in his native country. His curatorial shop Diario is stocked with unique products made in Mexico (like this two-toned bright blue tablecloth we eyed a few years ago) and each item freshly reinterprets something traditionally handmade. Hernández continues to inject modern design into storied craft with his latest effort, Palm …

Eastern Collective Cables

Colorful woven cords for cheering up and keeping track of iDevice adaptors

Bringing a bright pop of color to the tangled white mass of iDevice cords are Eastern Collective‘s woven cables. Mixing textiles with technology, the young company from Vermont aims to brighten the otherwise drab greyscale-dominated world of Apple. Each multicolored cable works with all non-lightning iDevices to help differentiate which cord is which. Available in three- and six-foot lengths and in five different woven patterns, …

Art + Design in Miami: The Art of Craft

Knitting, knotting, weaving and other handywork from the art and design fairs in Miami

In our second look at the common threads running through Art Basel and its satellite fairs, we shed light on the knitted, knotted, woven and other handywork that elevated traditional craft techniques to an artistic level. While we all were taken by Ambach & Rice Gallery‘s presentation of Ellen Lesperance‘s flattened-out sweater diagrams (covered on Cool Hunting last April), below are ten works new to …