Alice Yoo

3,124 Flips | 24 Magazines | 7 Likes | 42 Following | 10,978 Followers | @aliceyoo | Founder of art & culture blog My Modern Met and Skylar Yoo, an online store dedicated to inspiring women to be bold.

Short Suits Are About to Be the Biggest Summer Trend

It’s no secret that blazers and the related pantsuit and skirt suit sets have soared in popularity in the last year, stemming from the rising …

The Only Spring 2018 Trends to Care About

We’d say spring is finally here, but due to the fluctuating weather forecasts these days, we honestly aren’t quite sure. Although the weather might …

Picasso Nails is the best Instagram beauty trend of all time, hands down

Nail art has become increasingly technical and complicated in recent years.<p>Designs like Twerking Kim Kardashian nails took things way too …

'Ikigai': The Japanese Lifestyle Trend Promising To Find Your Life Purpose

Is this the new 'hygge'?<p>From yoga retreats in the Himalayas and weekly mindfulness classes to downloading mediation apps such as Headspace and Calm, many of us spend our lives (and paycheques) on trying to achieve happiness and fulfilment.<p>However, having tried out the Danish concept of finding …

String Bikinis Are Back, But They Aren't What You're Thinking

When it comes to swimwear, we’ve shared everything from the trend that’s already dominating this year to the brands I recommend to all my friends and …

11 Swimsuit Trends Taking Over Instagram

Here comes the sun (kind of), and with it our favorite clothing season: swim season. Though we're planning on spending as much of May through …

Museum Visitors Invited to Crawl and Slide Inside Massive Suspended Tape Structure | Colossal

<p>The Des Moines Art Center’s recent exhibit, <i>Drawing in Space</i>, highlighted four artists working in the medium of tape. The show included Numen/For Use …

Aim High: Statement Ceilings Are 2018’s Most Romantic and Dramatic Decor Trend

For centuries, the statement ceiling was the ultimate sign of luxury (think Versailles, Robert Adam’s homes in Scotland, Otto Wagner’s post office in Vienna, Grand Central Terminal). Come the war years, however, such interior extravagance was unthinkable. The practice fell out of fashion by the …

LinkedIn's CEO Just Gave Some Brilliant Life Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence

For an executive of his magnitude, Jeff Weiner has never lost sight of what truly matters in life.<p>Since taking over as LinkedIn's CEO in 2009, Jeff Weiner has accomplished a great deal to earn him the title of Highest Rated CEO.<p>He has grown LinkedIn's membership base from 33 million to more than …

Camp Adventure Treetop Experience, A Gorgeous Circular Walkway That Rises Amongst the Trees

Danish architecture firm EFFEKT has created an absolutely beautiful way to experience the Gisselfeld Klosters Skove preserved forest with their …

22 Public Works of Art You Have to Visit in Your Lifetime

Reach for that bucket list, because we've got a few things to add to it. From Antony Gormley to Claes Oldenburg, when it comes to public works of art, they're responsible for the crème de la crème, and you can visit them! Read on for the 22 global art spots you just can't miss . . . then keep …

Los Angeles

9 Best 1-Minute Life Hacks From Mark Zuckerberg, Arianna Huffington, and Oprah Winfrey

We can learn a trick or two from three of the world's most successful business icons.<p>We all love those useful positive psychology and neuroscience mind hacks that help us use our brains more effectively. Yeah, it's a thing -- books and blogs have been written about mind hacks.<p>We can also learn a …

Trend We're Loving: Hats That Double As Wall Decor

Looking for a unique way to add spruce up bare walls? While framed photos and paintings are a great way to decorate, we love the idea of …

Sketchbook-Based Ballpoint Pen Drawings by Nicolas V. Sanchez | Colossal

<p>New York City-based artist Nicolas V. Sanchez (previously) creates masterful drawings with only the aid of a few ballpoint pens, rendering …

Why immersive theater is in fact worth your entire paycheck

Theater is expensive, and who wants to pay an admission fee when we New Yorkers have front row seats to full-blown displays of the human condition in …

Store closings have tripled so far this year

Everything must go!<p>Stores are closing at alarming rate. The number so far this year is triple what it was in the same period last year, according to an analysis by Fung Global Retail & Technology, a retail think tank.<p>There have been 5,300 store closing announcements through June 20, making it the …

Amazon-Whole Foods: The Last Mile Matters

Amazon’s planned purchase of Whole Foods Market will possibly be the retail news story of this decade. The acquisition is an unprecedented step into brick-and-mortar retailing for Amazon, as Whole Foods operates 466 stores. In the absence of any official word on the rationale behind the purchase, …

These 4 Social Media Tips Will Save Your Small Business from Failing

Adopt a future-proof social media strategy and protect your business from failure.<p>The online world is rapidly changing. Innovation that was a dream only a short time ago is now reality. As a startup or small business, ensuring that the wave of change doesn't pull you under is more important than …

Superb Cut Paper Artworks by Pippa Dyrlaga | Colossal

<p>Yorkshire-based artist and printmaker Pippa Dyrlaga has a lovely portfolio of cut paper works. Each piece is cut from a single sheet of paper and is …

Creativity’s bottom line: How winning companies turn creativity into business value and growth

Top-performing companies use four key management practices to turn creativity into value.<p><b>Most of us can remember</b> a couple of favorite ads. They’re …

Customers

Lace Nails Are the New Trend That Will Have Your Rushing to the Salon

When it comes to nail art, dainty isn't what automatically comes to mind. Between edible chocolate manicures, moving nails, and everything in …

In a Direct-to-Consumer Era, What’s the Point of Showrooms?

Sales showrooms once existed solely to engage retail buyers. Now, they’re serving as yet another touchpoint with consumers.<p><b>NEW YORK, United States</b>— …

How Artists, Scientists and Entrepreneurs Get Their Creative Juices Flowing

Discover how highly creative people in business, design and the arts activate their imaginations to find creative solutions -- and give them a try!<p>Simply put, it takes imagination to be creative, and it takes creativity to innovate. Here are some easy and fun ways to activate your imagination. …

Creativity

Japanese home, colorful and angle-loving, is a kaleidoscopic delight

The clever designers at Kochi Architect’s Studio are at it again<p>For folks unfamiliar with the trippy optics of Kochi Architect’s Studio, looking at an image of the firm’s Ana House can be befuddling. Is that yellow slice a wall or a void? Does everyone hit their heads on that low-angled door? It it …

Dining Rooms

The man who invented the boutique hotel has a new concept of “luxury for all” for the digital age

With no bellhop or check-in desk in sight, stepping through the entrance of Ian Schrager’s newest hotel can be a bit disconcerting.<p>Instead of the usual hum of activity and the army of doormen, bellhops, and clerks, guests at PUBLIC New York are faced with just a dramatic set of high-polish copper …

An Art Director Shares How Book Covers Are Made

They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but when the cover is insanely gorgeous, who can blame you? Definitely not Alyssa Nassner, an Associate Art Director at ABRAMS Kids. Her job requires creativity; browsing through bookstores; and working with editors, artists, and book sellers to …

Publication Design

Gorgeous Japanese-inspired reading nook breathes new life into a Frank Gehry-designed home

A slice of reading heaven has been inserted into this Frank Gehry-designed home in Los Angeles’ Sawtelle Japantown. Local studio Dan Brunn …

Low-impact monastery huts in Italy are made from 100% recyclable materials

Edoardo Milesi & Archos designed a series of minimalist monastery guesthouses that reflect the monastics’ ascetic lifestyle in the Siloe community. …

Living Rooms

Summer 2017's It Shoes Are the Good Kind of Weird

The trend we are about to touch on is nothing new, but we're seeing a resurgence of the style like we've never seen before. That trend is <b>the toe-ring</b> …