All posts in “Design”

Interview: Paul O’Neill of Levi’s Vintage Clothing: We speak with the sublabel’s Senior Designer on selecting pieces for reproduction, finding inspiration in music and his favorite 501s

Interview: Paul O'Neill of Levi's Vintage Clothing

As the originator of the classic American blue jean, Levi’s is a brand built on quality and function with a steady vision of the past, present and future of apparel. Though our sights are most often focused forward, towards the latest in innovation……

Continue Reading…


Cool Hunting

Classy Cannabis Cookbooks: A selection of books that look good on the shelf and offer the tastiest road to a body high

Classy Cannabis Cookbooks


As marijuana becomes legalized in more states around the United States, cooking with cannabis has taken a step towards the serious—weed brownies and “special” Rice Krispies Treats just won’t cut it anymore. Amid the vast number of questionable cookbooks……

Continue Reading…


Cool Hunting

Hands On with the Teenage Engineering + Cheap Monday’s Pocket Operators: Super-fun, miniature synthesizers that look like pocket calculators for all ages and levels

Hands On with the Teenage Engineering + Cheap Monday's Pocket Operators

What happens when audio engineers and a clothing brand get together? Swedish brands Teenage Engineering and Cheap Monday broke news of a collaboration at the start of the year, generating more than a little hype about the resulting products named……

Continue Reading…


Cool Hunting

Buy: Hattie Smiley Clutch

Hattie Smiley Clutch


Australian designer Poppy Lissiman and British artist Hattie Stewart have joined forces to design this super-bright and playful clutch—complete with smiley faces, love-hearts and mushroom motifs. Made from appliquéd faux leather this bag is a limited……

Continue Reading…


Cool Hunting

Link About It: Cinderella’s Glass Slipper Goes Designer

Cinderella's Glass Slipper Goes Designer


In anticipation of their upcoming live-action film inspired by “Cinderella,” Disney called upon nine luxury designers to dream up their take on the glass slipper. Ranging from Paul Andrew to Jimmy Choo, Salvatore Ferragamo, Stuart Weitzman and more……

Continue Reading…


Cool Hunting

ListenUp: Hudson Mohawke: Valentine’s Slowjams Chapter VIII

Hudson Mohawke: Valentine's Slowjams Chapter VIII


While Valentine’s Day might be over, Hudson Mohawke released the latest in his annual slowjams mixtape series yesterday: Valentine’s Slowjams Chapter VIII. The playlist begins with a live cover version of Earth, Wind & Fire’s “You Can’t Hide Love……

Continue Reading…


Cool Hunting

Sunclipse by ABC Carpet & Home: The new winter 2015 collection of silk rugs woven in India focuses on a subdued chaos of colors

Sunclipse by ABC Carpet & Home

To fully exhibit the multidimensional beauty of their new Sunclipse silk rugs—a collection inspired by the “convergence of the sun and the horizon”—ABC Carpet & Home placed the rugs and runners in the historic Fort Totten for an advertising campaign……

Continue Reading…


Cool Hunting

Link About It: Mattel’s View-Master Turns Virtual Reality

Mattel's View-Master Turns Virtual Reality


Mattel is updating its iconic View-Master toy for future generations. They’ve teamed up with Google’s Cardboard VR viewer to turn the slideshow goggles into an immersive virtual reality experience that allows kids to learn about the world in a completely……

Continue Reading…


Cool Hunting

Paul Tuller’s Pop Idol Devotion Candles: A clever, modernized play on religious iconography

Paul Tuller's Pop Idol Devotion Candles

Fresh off a stint as an on-set illustrator for HBO’s “Looking” social campaign, Brooklyn-based artist Paul Tuller—who first won our attention with a thoughtful queer categories poster series—just debuted a Devotion to Pop candle line. This play on……

Continue Reading…


Cool Hunting

Buy: Best Made Co Bonded Field Case Set

Best Made Co Bonded Field Case Set


Any traveller worth their stamps knows the importance of keeping the non-negotiable essentials organized. Passports, cash, identification, business cards and tickets all warrant their own designated storage spot. Best Made Co’s Bonded Field Case keeps……

Continue Reading…


Cool Hunting