The Intersection of Design and Technology

Cool Hunting began as a blog for designers' personal reference, but quickly became a beacon for those in the design and tech communities. Behind the site's success is Josh Rubin and Evan Orensten - two influencers in digital culture who have their fingers on the pulse of style, architecture, gadgets and more.

You will have the rare opportunity to chat live with Josh May 21 at 3 pm EDT, and the conversation will be housed on The Atlantic's Where Design Meets Technology blog presented by Porsche.

The blog also examines how a powerful aesthetic point-of-view can transform mere novelty into major innovation, like the soon-to-be-released Zik Wireless Headphones. The sneak peak of this sleek-looking gadget highlights its capabilities, which include touch panel control and bone-conduction sensors.

Pulse -- a new urban bike concept -- also serves as prime illustration of making something not only cutting-edge but beautiful. It transforms the traditional two-wheeler into an illuminated masterpiece that keeps cyclists safe while riding at night.

To get a glimpse of this new bike concept or to learn more about the Zik Wireless Headphones, view our custom gallery or peruse our blog.

We thank our long-time partner, Porsche, for enabling us to bringing these very cool ideas to you.

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The soon-to-be-released Zik Wireless Headphones

From the publisher

Jay Lauf is a 23-year veteran of the publishing industry with stints on both the editorial and business sides at newspapers, trade and consumer magazines, and websites. Prior to joining The Atlantic in 2008 as VP/Publisher, he was the publisher of Wired magazine.

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