Cool Hunting Video: Nakashima

313 In a secluded part of the quaint town of New Hope, PA, we came upon the nearly 70-year-old property of the Nakashima furniture company. The Nakashima’s nine-acres of land houses every stage of the production process: From two massive lumber sheds, to the design studio, to the several workshops dedicated to the meticulous construction […]

Cool Hunting Video: David Adjaye for Knoll

62 Recently, CH spoke to architect and designer David Adjaye, a rising star whose award-winning firm is working on the National Museum of African American History and Culture for the Smithsonian in Washington, DC. A thoughtful and charming individual, Adjaye has a very clear vision of his relationship with structures and design. But this was […]

Cool Hunting Video: Gaetano Pesce

37 Gaetano Pesce is one of the most renowned living designers. Quintessentially creative, a tireless experimenter, natural born provocateur and intellectual, Pesce is now launching an interesting new project centered on the body. Galerie Basia Embiricos in Paris presents Pesce’s “Pieces for the Body”, a series of unique, handmade jewels through 20 February 2013. The […]

Cool Hunting Video: Dieter Rams’ Principles of Good Design

750 Mark Adams, Managing Director of Vitsoe, discusses Dieter Ram’s 10 principles of good design during our visit to Vitsoe headquarters in London. Mr. Adams gives us unique insight into the history of the brand and its meaning to Dieter Rams. He also demonstrates how Rams’ principles relate directly to the style and success of […]

Cool Hunting Video: SW_1

138 In this Cool Hunting video we visit the industrial designer Scott Wilson, founder of the Chicago shop Minimal and former Global Creative Director for Nike Explore. Taking us behind the scenes of Coalesse’s new SW_1 furniture collection, he walks us through the concepts and design processes that it took to realize this fresh alternative […]

Cool Hunting Video: Sergio Rodrigues

38 Visiting Sergio Rodrigues at his NYC gallery Espasso, this video checks in with the iconic Brazilian designer and architect to celebrate the relaunch of his “Chifruda” chair. Translated as “the horned one” in reference to cuckoldry, the chair’s return comes thanks to the discovery of the original in a Rio pawn shop last year. […]