Beth Trotter

47 Flips | 6 Magazines | 37 Likes | 2 Followers | @bethtrotter | Graphic designer. Marketing student. Photography enthusiast. Lover of New York City.

How Magazine Covers Have Changed Over the Past 100 Years

How have magazine covers and their photos changed over the past century? The answer sheds light on not just the design and image choices of major …

Media Industry

m.a.c’s new makeup collection is amazing

yup, that’s right.<p>M.A.C's new makeup collection is canine-inspired and haute dog, do we love it. The brand's collaborations with Lorde, Rihanna, and Miley are all amazing (don't get us wrong), but there's just something so darn refreshing about this collection.<p>While you can't physically transform …

The Trick To Bryce Dallas Howard’s Stunning Summer Makeup Look

Celebrity makeup artist Georgie Eisdell created this luminous makeup effect for Bryce Dallas Howard for the premiere of “Dinotrux” on Wednesday, …

Un-Blush Blushes

Hello again. Trace here with the formula you’ve come to know and hopefully love me for, the un-blank blank. There’s been un-lipstick lipstick, …

3 Ways to Take Poppy Lips to the Next Level: Kerry Washington, Rihanna, and Chloë Grace Moretz Brighten Up

After a season of surfer waves and monochromatic makeup, there’s a crisper take on summertime polish turning up in the form of neatly painted Technicolor lips. And if a quick look at our favorite Hollywood faces are any indication, there’s more than one way to pull off a bright pop of color. <b>Kerry</b> …

Lips

Yes, Your Shampoo Can "Stop Working"

Right after, “Should I get bangs?” and “My hair never holds a curl?” but before “Try Shimmer Lights, it's purple?” is the line “My shampoo doesn't …

You Need to See Urban Decay's New Vice Palette

This holiday season is going to be bright if you're an Urban Decay junkie. The company has announced that it's releasing a brand-new Vice eye-shadow palette, and once again it will feature 20 (yes, 20!) brand-new, limited-edition shades. According to some makeup addicts, the palette is rumored to …

Don’t Call it a Comeback: Polish Graphic Design is Finally Getting Its Due

Polish graphic design, it would seem, is having something of a moment. From the stunning examples selected by Cooper Hewitt curator Ellen Lupton for …

How to Prove Your Social Media Impact

Image via BigStockPhoto.comFor too long, social’s contribution to business success has been ignored and undervalued. In this post, we are going to …

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The Best Design Books to Read in 2015

Here’s our recommendations for some of the best books you can buy as a creative in 2015 (including new and old releases), which are you going to add …

Veerle's Blog

A meticulously curated place of repose, a wellspring of inspiration<p>Nurture your creativity! Please sit back and soak in all the design goodness I …

10 Ways to Build Your Personal Brand (and why you should)

The term “personal brand” has become a buzzword recently. So what is it, exactly? Your personal brand is how people see you; how they’d describe …

Graphic Design : This is What you Should Look Forward in Year 2015

“<i>There are three responses to a piece of design — yes, no, and WOW! Wow is the one to aim for.</i>” says Milton Glaser<p>A ‘Wow-inducing’ design is the key …

Graphic Design

4 Top Trending Fonts for Graphic Designers

As a designer, it’s important to keep up with industry news and trends. In my effort to do so, I frequently visit different websites and blogs like …

Rain-soaked street photographs that look like impressionist oil paintings

5 Destinations for Amazing Winter Landscape Photography

When it comes to landscape and nature photography, autumn gets a lot of attention because of the bold fall colors, and so it should. In the winter, …

Why a Raspberry Matte Lip Suddenly Feels Fresh: Carolina Herrera's Modern Makeup Moment

“Carolina wanted it to look as though the girls just came out of the water,” explained makeup artist <b>Diane Kendal</b> backstage at Carolina Herrera this morning. A jarring thought, perhaps, for those who drove past ice floes in the Hudson River en route to the Lincoln Center Theater—but infused with the …

The Arts

Backstage At New York Fashion Week F/W 2015

<i>Let's take it back, folks. Shows are great, but backstage is where it's really happening. Tune in all week for behind-the-scenes info on the New York</i> …

Makeup

Tom Ford’s “Shaggable” Updos and Lived-In Makeup: The London Meets Los Angeles Effect

"Destroy them a bit more...mess it up some more," instructed an impeccably turned out <b>Tom Ford</b> as he made last-minute checks on the hair and makeup looks backstage. "Shaggable" was the direction Ford had given lead makeup artist <b>Mary Greenwell</b> and hairstylist <b>Sam McKnight</b> for his Los Angeles show last …

London Fashion Week

How To Shop Lingerie: Your Definitive Guide (Seriously, This Is Everything You Need To Know)

If you think that what lies underneath doesn't matter, you are mistaken. Lingerie is having a stylish moment right now, and from the sexiest control …

A lesson in how to wear bold lipstick 💋

Be it corals, reds, or something a little bolder, bright lips are having something of a moment with the A-list. So follow their lead and dare to go a …

Tasmanian Artist Rescues Glammed Up Dolls by Transforming Them with Natural Beauty

With the help of Tasmanian artist Sonia Singh, secondhand Bratz dolls transform from modeling high fashion with attitude to showcasing the beauty of simplicity. The artist rescues castoff dolls from thrift shops, repaints their faces, restyles their hair and dresses them in outfits that her mother …

Surprising Infographic Visualizes the Cost of Living Around the World

We often think about the cost of living from city to city and less often from country to country. Movehub, a resource for those moving abroad, visualized data that shows us how this cost changes around the world. They used information from the website Numbeo, which is a crowdsourced global …

Iced Flowers: Exotic Floral Bouquets Locked in Blocks of Ice by Makoto Azuma | Colossal

<p>The self-described botanic artist Makoto Azuma is trying to change the way we look at flowers. He’s used water and the stratosphere as backdrops for …

Minimalist Poster Series Depicts the Serious Symptoms of Depression with Geometric Designs

In this eye-opening poster series, Nick Barclay depicts the effects of depression with simple geometric designs and solid colors. The six powerful posters highlight individual symptoms of the often-misidentified and often wrongly treated mental illnesses. Barclay tackles the abstract concepts of …

5 Graphic Design Tips for Social Media

Learning the basics of graphic design will help you create stand-out posts for your Facebook page, spread the word with engaging blog graphics and generate pinnable content.<p>There are a few fundamental rules which will help you to create professional looking designs. These five simple tips will have …

34 Brilliant Graphic Design and Paper Ads From the '60s

From the likes of Paul Rand and Bob Gill, here are the vintage graphic design ads from Print magazine, circa 1960s.

Graphic Design

Swiss Style Graphic Design: 5 Award-Winning Examples

It doesn’t get any more international than graphic design from Switzerland, which has been commonly called Swiss graphic design—or international …

Graphic Design