These three-piece set of animal toys encourage children to learn, but also explore their own imaginations and storytelling skills. A giraffe, lion and elephant can become an elliaffe or giraliphant or
A new book—”The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep”—promises to put kids to sleep by the end of its pages—and not because it’s boring. The book was created by Swedish behavioral psychologist and linguist
Only a handful of new whiskey expressions each year warrant consideration for a full-time position in a brand portfolio—and on the bar shelves of consumers. WhistlePig, a Vermont-based whiskey company,
Though maps began as utility-minded reference tools, they’ve always had artistic elements. From elaborate compass roses and sea monsters that lurk near remote coastlines to carefully selected color palettes,
Spending time outside is always made a little better with a few comforts from home. A hot meal and a fresh cup of coffee at the base of a climb or deep in the wilderness is a welcomed luxury. Japanese
Tom Gore, founder of the eponymous Tom Gore Vineyards, often refers to his wines as “farm-to-glass.” It’s a claim he can comfortably make, as he himself tends and harvests the hundreds of acres of grapes
Every so often a design for a common object resonates and forces us to rethink items often dubbed basics. The water pitcher is a common ware for interpretation, with memorable iterations by designers Tom
There’s no shortage of beautiful, high-quality photography books on offer, but it’s always a pleasure to leaf through a tome and be transported to the time and place each photo represents. It’s rare for
With all the international attention Portland, Oregon has garnered in recent years, it seems to be changing even more each year. That is to say, it’s becoming even more Portland-y. Southeast Portland rapidly
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.
As an alternative to the vast array of technologically advanced sex toys, New York-based Chakrubs offers quite the opposite: simple, chic crystal sex toys. The stones have been carefully sourced from the
Forget lugging cans of your favorite craft beer on your next adventure. The 32 oz Howler from Seattle-based MiiR not only keeps your precious suds fresh and cold for up to 24 hours, it can also keep liquids
Established in 2012 to develop new concepts and designs inspired by various lifestyles, New Balance‘s Tokyo Design Studio is often responsible for the Boston-based brand’s more limited, buzz worthy introductions.
Striking a balance between accessible, easy-to-execute and comprehensive in nature, “The New Health Rules” by Dr Frank Lipman and Danielle Claro maps out longterm habits worth integrating into everyday
For those in the Northern Hemisphere, winter is here to stay (at least for the next few months) and while it may seem grim, it also means getting back to all your favorite cold weather activities. For
by Adam Coghlan London is known as a city of many villages and neighborhoods, each with their own personalities and peculiarities. Once the epicenter of Londons “Swinging ’60s,” until now Carnabys spotlight
Inspired by a fellow Dartmouth alum’s simple green wool sweater—branded only with a year of graduation (1968) and seen in perfect condition in 2012—then-students Woody Hines and John Shi founded Hillflint
A mythical city tucked beneath the gaze of a magnificent castle, Edinburgh draws hordes of annual visitors—be that for its position beside the whisky world, proximity to historic golf courses, or the annual
Craft beers are well and truly taking over the bar scene in the US and Europe, as an ever-growing number of microbreweries continue to educate and delight people with unusual lagers, ales and porters.
by Abby Morgan and Blake Whitman As far as designers go, Wilbert Das is something of a legend, creating some of the most provocative advertising in the ’90s that turned Italian fashion label Diesel into
Anyone who’s played the role of an oyster shucker can understand the difficulties these little saltwater delicacies can inflict on even the most burly of hands. This holiday season, Malle W. Trousseau
Vacationing in a former convent may sound a bit austere—that is, until you experience Monastero Santa Rosa on Italy’s famous Amalfi Coast. This monastery-turned-hotel offers all the peaceful seclusion
For the last two years Combatant Gentlemen has sought to help men dress better. They’re one of the few American menswear companies that own every element of their production from design to delivery. And
Once considered a scrappy competitor to its European counterparts, Californian wine—the Napa Valley region in particular—has since secured itself in the minds (and palates) of wine lovers the world over.
Hidden within a building in Hollywood, Paola Russo’s destination boutique Just One Eye is full of contemporary fashion, art and objects. Valentino feather stilettos can be found next to Murakami sculptures
As temperatures continue to drop in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s officially the season to begin wrapping up. Just in time, the beautifully groomed and crafty designers at Wool and the Gang introduce new
For the 2014 holiday season, Cool Hunting worked with several like-minded purveyors to create four gift guides tailored to a range of tastes. You can find these in our newly redesigned Buy section, which
All great successes have an element of providence—for the Oshkosh Trunk Company, it came in the form of a surplus of deadstock canvas. In the 1800s, an unnamed American mill had been churning out red-and-yellow