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Filson’s Watch Line Now Available: Timepieces that beg to be used outdoors, assembled by hand at Detroit’s Shinola factory

Filson's Watch Line Now Available

Almost a year ago we got a first look at Filson’s ambitious, in-development watch collection. Today, they’re not only finalized, but available for pre-sale. Unsurprisingly, the finished products bear many attributes that we’ve come to love about……

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Cool Hunting Video: Dabl’s Bead Museum: Detroit’s one-of-a-kind art space, where much of the thought-provoking work is outside of the building

Cool Hunting Video: Dabl's Bead Museum


There’s no short supply of eclectic public art in Detroit, MI, but none quite match the magnitude and message of MBAD’s African Bead Museum, more commonly known as Dabl’s Bead Museum—named for visionary founder…

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Cool Hunting Video: The Heidelberg Project: On Detroit’s East Side, one man continues turning a whole neighborhood into an artistic haven

Cool Hunting Video: The Heidelberg Project


There’s plenty to see in Detroit, MI right now. With a wide array of new businesses reinvigorating the economy and an influx of creatives, some may overlook aspects of the cultural and artistic history in the city. One of those is Continue Reading…


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Interview: My Brightest Diamond: A discussion with musician Shara Worden at Culture Lab Detroit’s “In Cahoots” performance

Interview: My Brightest Diamond


Long before attending the filming of My Brightest Diamond’s La Blogotheque video for “Whoever You Are” at this year’s Sundance, we were impressed by her lush vocals, theatricality…

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Interview: Max Schmidt : Detroit’s 1701 Bespoke aims to launch a one-on-one virtual tailor, making custom suits for men

Interview: Max Schmidt


A quality, individually tailored suit is perhaps one of the few things to have escaped the tsunami of online shopping. Although, according to Max Schmidt and Tom Daguanno, the Detroit-based duo behind );…

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Shinola Store NYC: Detroit’s multifaceted brand opens up shop in TriBeCa with The Smile Newsstand

Shinola Store NYC


Shinola opened their debut brick-and-mortar store in Midtown Detroit in June 2013 and this weekend they opened their second in NYC’s TriBeCa neighborhood. Designed by the Rockwell Group to inspire shoppers to linger, the spacious store features a small cafe and…

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First Container: Collision Works Story Box: Help kickstart a community-driven shipping container center in Detroit’s Eastern Market

First Container: Collision Works Story Box


We’ve seen several creative applications for shipping containers in the past, and the fact remains that these steel structures are unparalleled in terms of durability and availability for a recycled building material. Friend of CH …

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Thanks for the View, Mr. Mies: A humanist look at living in Mies van der Rohe and Detroit’s Lafayette Park

Thanks for the View, Mr. Mies

Amongst the expanses of desperate homes and floundering businesses the media has repeatedly brought to light, a lone two towers and low lying complex of townhouses stands in downtown Detroit. Lafayette Park, as it’s called, comprises the largest collection of buildings designed by legendary minimalist Ludwig Mies van der…

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