22 May 2016

Through The Looking Glass

Urban Decay is jumping down the rabbit hole again with a all-new spectacular makeup collection. Inspired by the new fantasy-adventure movie release of Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass, this limited-edition, pop-up palette is a wonderful tribute to all our favorite characters in the movie.

13 May 2016

That 1st cup of #coffee

The simple pleasures of coffee and a pastry in the morning. They fill our taste buds with joy, our minds with sugar-spiked clarity, and our Instagram feeds with a barrage of nearly identical latte art.

The trouble with this is not so much the abundance, but rather the often-lackluster execution. After all, the only thing worse than looking at several similar photos of morning coffees is looking at several bad photos in a row.

Love it or loathe it, this curated sharing of life’s lovely little moments is the new normal. As with any trend, the best way to avoid being the same is to simply go that extra mile and incorporate a dash of artistry.

Here are 10 simple styles for masterfully rendering a tiny café tableau and standing out from the overcaffeinated masses...

Geometry 101

From the stacked circles of a cup and its saucer to the crisp triangular folds of a napkin, the coffee table provides infinite opportunities to get inventive with shape. So get a geometric pattern going!