Elements of Design II

A continuation of Elements of Design I, here are the rest of the seven elements. After this, you should sound like an art aficionado. TEXTURE:  The way a surface feels, or appears to feel. Visual Texture:  The illusion of the surface texture gives a visual sense of how an object depicted would feel in real […]

Elements of Design I

So there I was, minding my own business last weekend in attendance of a BBQ for my neighbour’s birthday, when girl remarked, “I don’t like art. I just don’t understand it. Why is a blob in the middle of a painting called art?” Um…yeah…okay…That’s like someone saying they don’t like music, which just does not […]

Don’t Call It a Comeback

Gingham seems to coming back hard this spring. I’ve noticed that the menzes (men) around the office have been sporting it in full force and good for them. Gingham gives a polished–yet fun–look for the office. The visual detail, combined with the crispness of the geometric pattern, creates a visual containment that can be undone […]

The War against Ashiness

There is a war going on my friends, a war that confounds even the most seasoned beauty mavens: the war against ashiness. Yeah, that’s a term that separates the men from the boys. If you know what ashiness means, then either you’re black or I know you’ve hung out with black people for an extended […]