Posts by Kelly Richman-Abdou

June 26, 2017

Smartphone Treat Holder Easily Attaches to Phone to Help Capture Great Pet Portraits

As any animal lover knows, capturing the perfect pet portrait is no easy task. Whether they're looking away or simply refuse to sit still, our four-legged friends are notoriously impatient models—unless, as Paw Champs has proven, food and fun are involved. That is why the pet-centric company has created Flexy Paw, a clever accessory that attaches treats and toys to your phone to capture and keep your pet's attention. Each Flexy Paw easily snaps onto the top of your smartphone or tablet.

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June 23, 2017

Surreal Inked Illustrations Combine Animals with Celestial Patterns

Last year, we were wild about artist Kerby Rosanes‘ geometry-inspired animal sketches. Now, the illustrator is back with a new space-inspired series that pairs surreal creatures with galactic patterns, culminating in a collection of animal illustrations that will leave you starry-eyed. Like his past work, Rosanes' recent cosmic composites are illustrated in multiliner pens and kept safe in Moleskine notebooks. Though rendered in a way that is reminiscent of doodling, each piece features an extraordinary amount of detail.

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June 22, 2017

9 Abstract Artists Who Changed the Way We Look at Painting

Today, abstract painting is viewed as a key style contained within the Modern Art movement. Pioneered by many forward-thinking 20th-century painters and celebrated for its avant-garde aesthetic, the abstract genre represents a pivotal moment in modernism. As a catalyst for contemporary art, abstract painting rejected the “rules” of traditional art. Rather than focus on figurative and representational depictions, abstract painters placed emphasis on color, composition, and emotion.

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June 21, 2017

Rainbow Ice Cream Taco Is the Perfect Way to Celebrate Summer

Just in time for warmer weather, Southern California-based ice cream shop Sweet Cup has introduced a new colorful creation: the rainbow ice cream taco. Offering a sweet spin on the traditional taco, this tasty treat is a perfect way to celebrate summer. Each frosty dessert features a waffle cone shell, an ice cream filling, and an assortment of trendy toppings. While these components can also be found in a conventional ice cream cone, the tacos take each to the next level.

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