As the COVID-19 pandemic started locking everyone down worldwide,  Vienna-based photographer Horacio Reyes Páez was also going into isolation with his family. After Páez’ suffered a flight cancellation, the visual artist found himself facing an unexpected six months extended stay in his country of birth  Retreating into his family home...

During 3 Days of Design in Copenhagen last month, Kvadrat presented its fourth edition of Kvadrat’s Design Projects, which enlisted 28 designers to create designs using their Febrik knitted textiles. Knit! came together with the help of curators Anniina Koivu, Jeffrey Bernett, Johanna Agerman Ross, Njusja de Gier, and Renee Merckx who hand-picked designers that...

From vacuum-packed orchids to poppies cloaked in a garbage bag, the imagery in the Italian artist’s ‘Nature Morte’ explores nature’s survival against humanity. Federico Pestilli conveys an important message of truth. His ‘Nature Morte’ photo series sheds light on the global environmental crisis, threatening life on earth and jeopardizing the...

Continuing the company’s commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity, Starbucks has opened its first signing store in Japan on June 27, 2020. situated in Kunitachi City, Tokyo, the new coffee shop celebrates deaf culture and sign language through clever design tools and vibrant artwork. The location of the new signing store...

Brazilian photographer Michael Willian explores the unique facets of personality in his captivating images.   First discovering his passion for photography during his studies at the renowned fashion design school Istituto Marangoni in Milan, Willian has gone on to craft an ever-expanding portfolio that embraces both fashion and portrait photography. Particularly inspired...

Illustrator Romane Bonsoir creates images that combine colorful nature with the beauty that comes from feeling yourself. Whether it’s surrounding yourself with flowers, wearing an outfit that highlights your curves, or just spending a quiet moment with your cat, these pieces offer a reminder to be kind to yourself. Buy yourself...

To address plastic pollution plaguing the world's seas and waterways, Cornell University chemists have developed a new polymer that can degrade by ultraviolet radiation, according to research published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society."We have created a new plastic that has the mechanical properties required by commercial fishing...

Through her weaving collection Bouncing Patterns, Juliette Berthonneau imagined modular 3D pleated spacer fabrics that contain absorbing, cushioning, and self-supporting qualities. In her collection, textiles showcase an intricate design while being surprisingly cushioning, absorbent, light, and simultaneously self-supporting. As contradictory as that may sound, Juliette Berthonneau, from France, proves that that...

One of the most important success factors of websites, web apps, and mobile apps is usability, i.e., how hard, easy, streamlined, engaging, and intuitive is the user interface (UI) and user experience (UX). If we were to boil it down to three primary factors or best practices that interactive designers...

Sophistication is defined with decadent gold lame, playful sequins, breathtaking jewels and tantalizing negligée. Join us as we bring back old Hollywood glamour.   TALENTS Fashion Director / Photography: Tania Quintanilla Assistant: Rudy Arocha Stylist: Krista Ynostrosa Intern: Narissa Du Plessis Hair: Robert Lindsey Grimes Makeup: Kelsey James Model: Elizabeth Rachale from The Campbell Agency   Vest with Ostrich Feather Placket by...

Japanese vintage, priestly tunics, and talismanic jewelry make a serene combination. Enjoy these pastoral looks for the wandering soul.   Strongly opposing the hectic pace of life, my uber-talented fashion team created this serene, calm and collected collection. The goal was to provide readers an ethereal sensation; an exploration of otherworldly senses. We...

An indication of the fresh and blossoming season, the guys get an infusion of color while keeping undeniably relaxed.   TALENTS: Fashion Director / Photographer: Tania Quintanilla Stylist: Graham Cumberbatch Hair: Robert Lindsey Grimes Makeup: Kelsey James Model: Trevor Burchett Shirt by Engineered Garments ($163; By George). Shirt by Orley ($395; By George). Pants by Dries Van Noten ($460;...

Dress up in layers of denim, crisp cerulean linens, and casual sweaters. We had tons of fun mixing it up in shades of urban chic blues.   TALENTS: Fashion Director / Photography: Tania Quintanilla Wardrobe: Graham Cumberbatch Hair: Jorge Buccio Makeup: Kelsey James Model: Macaden Arnell from The Campbell Agency   Suit by Tombolini ($1,295; Capra & Cavelli). Stadium...

Since my first year in college, I've been deeply interested in the story and work of Frida Kahlo. I found her paintings, often characterized by autobiographical elements, to be such a fascinating mix of surrealism and her powerful narrative. Her character was instantly engraved in my mind. One of the most...

Let us transport you to the beautiful amazon with vibrant makeup, gorgeous jewels, and shimmering flowers of sapphire, gold, and emerald.   TALENTS Fashion Director / Photographer: Tania Quintanilla Styling: Coral Talavera & Jennifer Swanson Hair: Robert Grimes Makeup: Kelsey James Model: Roxanna Redfoot   Crème Eye Liner in Eggplant Purple ($24; Laura Mercier). Chaos Eyeshadow ($20; Urban Decay)....

Fall fashion gets a jolt of modern. In a whirlwind of unexpected layers, pops of color and playful prints, one can easily get swept away.   TALENTS: Photography: Tania Quintanilla Photo assistant: Rudy Arocha Model: Taylor Lovelace Wardrobe stylist: Graham Cumberbatch Wardrobe assistant: Kathryn Garza Hair Stylist: Ted Sabol-Williams Makeup artist: Clarissa Luna   Green leaf pants by St.John ($695; Julian Gold)....

Sharp, sophisticated and buttoned up: the essentials for the international jet-setter.   Inspired by James Bond (and with the help of a very friendly neighbor who let us borrow his beautiful vintage ride) the fashion team created a highly sophisticated men's shoot. Layered in luxurious pieces carefully selected by our uber-jazzy stylish,...

The sequins, the shine, the big hair. For some, the 80's were truly the best of ages. For us, it was the music. For some, it was the fashion. A decade marked by bold style, shocking colors, and rather strange silhouettes, the '80s were a time to experiment with big and...

Trade in less-than-ideal-weather for a chic and sunny setting. Lovely primaries contrast with a gorgeous story of black and white perfection. Pack your bags, eclectics; here's a taste of impeccable style for jet-setters.   TALENTS: Fashion Director / Photographer: Tania Quintanilla Wardrobe: Robert Mitchell Hair: Robert L Grimes Makeup: Kelsey James Model: Breanna Young from Campbell Agency Dress...

Don’t let ridiculous heat ruin your mood or, even worse, cramp your style. Mix it up this summer with vibrant color, breezy prints and casual pieces. Florals, shorts, sand and sun. The perfect elements for this breezy shoot. Our style team has put together a cooler-than-cool lookbook for gents who...

With chunky knits and borrowed-from-the-boys tailoring, it's okay to relax those shoulders in the comfiest silhouettes.   TALENTS: Photographer: Tania Quintanilla Wardrobe: Graham Cumberbatch Hair: Robert L Grimes Makeup: Kelsey James Model: Alencia Lewis from Campbell Agency   Pleated Pant by Studio Nicholson ($386; Kick Pleat). Navy top by Studio Nicholson ($386; Kick Pleat). Turtleneck by Ralph Lauren ($425; Julian...

From the park to the runway, the season's fittest trend is all about the sporting life. Get inspired with perfectly curated visions of athleisure.   Our style team created a hip visual story that artfully combined activewear with an urban flare, to create a look that I like to describe as fitness chic....