by Emily Bihl With the rise in coffee culture ever increasing and popularizing many intriguing brewing methods—from Chemex to Aeropress to the Kone Brewing System—our morning routines often consist of much more than pressing a button.
At the age of 13, in a remote Croatian minefield, Bay Area-native Kyleigh Kühn's life changed forever.
Having met while studying at The Academy of Art, Architecture and Design in Prague several years ago, Jan Plecháč and Henry Wielgus now work together on various kinds of projects including furniture, lighting, product and interior design....
Thomas Callahan, owner of Horse Cycles, invited CH to his Williamsburg workshop to show us around and explain a little about his impressive craft.
CH first spoke with Costa Mesa native, Sean Woolsey back in early 2012 when we discovered his pipe lamps, sheet metal paintings and love of the outdoors on Instagram.
Spanish company Wacamole Ceramic was founded in 2013 as a joint venture between friends Luis Llamas and Lydia de la Piñera—a sculptor and designer, respectively.
Over the past few years, more and more independent Chinese fashion designers have been garnering attention and appreciation—and one of the loudest voices is that of Zhang Na (aka LALA), who studied fashion design at Xi'an Academy...
London's Brixton neighborhood is fast becoming a bastion of creativity and artisan craftwork south of the river.
It was 2012 when Swiss watchmaker HYT (short for Hydro Technology) shocked the industry with its H1 wristwatch, but the initial design for the first watch to indicate time with liquid began almost a decade...
In the world of swimwear, patterns can be polarizing and acceptable sizes, shapes and styles vary per season.
While the much-loved LCD Soundsystem disbanded in 2011, drummer Pat Mahoney has hardly remained idle.
As sustainability becomes a greater concern across all fields, advances in materials technology and design mean aesthetics are no longer sacrificed for a reduced carbon footprint.
Everyone can be a gardener with a little effort, proper scheduling and a dedicated plot of land. Whether or not you're interested in toying with orach or purple tree collards, or having your plants tweet, maybe this is the year you dig...
There's a new ancient grain in town, and it goes by the name of teff. The tiniest grain in the world is native to Ethiopia, where it's mainly used to bake injera; the flatbread that's a national dish and eaten daily in households....
According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, an estimated 14.3 million tons of textiles waste were generated in 2012—that's not necessarily something you think about when trying to wiggle into a pair of jeans in the fitting room.
The lives of designers, freelancers and creatives are fraught with ups and downs. Projects come, contracts go, clients run the gamut from perfect to impossible, and sometimes the creative juices just don't flow when they're most needed.
Every now and then we at CH find ourselves overly intrigued by a certain brand or product—usually one that shares our obsession with aesthetics, pursuit for quality and dedication to innovation.
We're now a few years deep into rosé resurgence, and though some may think it's the perfect fit for every sunny afternoon and moonlight dinner, there are other options in the chilled wine market—including reds.
In the Southern California city of Santa Barbara, exploring the picturesque mountains, surf beaches and harbor only tells part of the story.
With thought-provoking art projects like "Geometric Porn" (an exercise in which simple shapes can imply something much more powerful—and, in this case, erotic) and "Enlighten the Unpredictable" (a hypothetical...