Push through the crowds gathered in Times Square or walk the blocks around any famous landmark in the Big Apple and you’ll see shops with sun-faded tchotchkes in their windows for tourists to drop bills on. Many of these bottle openers, magnets, postcards, tees, and stuffed bears feature one common symbol: I ♥ NY. Milton Glaser, the creator of the now-famous symbol, details, in the video above, the thought process that led to the iconic mark’s creation, along with how New York has changed over the years. Part love letter to New York and part branding theory, the video is worth a watch for anyone who loves The City That Never Sleeps.

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 You can’t have a fall evening without a fire. And you can’t have a fire without a Cowboy Cauldron. They’re built from solid plate steel, meaning they’ll last a lifetime or two and they come in four different sizes with elevated basins that can be adjusted to any height. We’re going with The Urbaan Cowboy® because it’s perfect for entertaining at home.  With a 30″ diameter basin, it is more than large enough to have a nice fire, but still small enough to pack into a pickup truck and take it with you.  Can you imagine the envy when we bust this puppy out at a tailgate or the beach? We haven’t seen a more handsome fire. You?  Best of all, Cool Material readers get an exclusive deal.