Why Art is for everyone

Our lives are at the nexus of art and intention and from that spawn endless ways we reaffirm our appreciation for art.

Why the Art world needs ARTiculate

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Decade after decade, nothing immortalizes the zeitgeist better than art and for that reason; nothing rivals the importance of its creation. The purity of the narrative expressed from the artist to the collector, affords artists the chance to create a shared history, to be savored for years to come. Emphasis on affords–…

The Fendi Fall 2016 Couture show just made history

Featured on TheUrbanRealist There’s so much to savor from the Fendi Fall 2016 Couture collection. Flipping through the pages of a storybook, we fell on the enchantingly beautiful moment in fashion history, set in Rome in front of the beautifully flowing Trevi Fountain, where the models seemed to walk on water.  Karl Lagerfeld has a knack for inducing an…

Your new favorite Duo: Lion Babe

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Lion Babe approached LVRN’s 3rd annual RaurFest– with a cool confidence that has only grown since the debut of their hit song “Treat Me Like Fire” in 2012, continuing to make waves and attracting new fans to their eclectic sound. With their NYC tenacity, Lion Babe recently hit Vinyl at Center Stage…

Jump From Paper does Pop Art like no other

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Jump From Paper is a Taipei-based fashion brand that brings illusion to our everyday wear and lets us linger somewhere between fantasy and reality. The name for their fashion accessory brand couldn’t be more accurate, as they create 2 dimensional illusions that are reminiscent of hopping right into a painting with Blue’s Clues-…

Atlanta croons with Ibeyi at Terminal West

Featured on TheUrbanRealist If your Saturday mornings get off to a smooth start as you glide around the house listening to Downtempo grooves, then you’ll appreciate the eclectic crooning of Ibeyi– a musical duo that consists of twins Lisa-Kaindé Diaz and Naomi Diaz. Their name- Ibeyi- is ideal, as it literally translates to “Twins” in…

Atlanta Historic neighborhoods re-envisioned by Contemporary Architecture

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Atlanta Historic neighborhoods re-envisioned by Contemporary Architecture If- on occasional rides around the city- you find yourself taking in the scenery of Atlanta, one thing you’ll notice is how tradition has a stronghold in the aesthetic of the city. Riddled with old buildings and traditional homes that been around longer than many…

UR CULTURED: Martell’s Modern Woman Left Us Inspired

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Photography by Ron Hill Martell’s Modern Woman Event Left Us Inspired!  Truly a night to remember, bloggers, taste-makers, and style mavens on the creative forefront of Atlanta came together for an exclusive cocktail making class hosted by TheUrbanRealist and Martell Cognac. With a room full of fashionably decisive dream-manifesters, who are enchantingly warm and inviting,…

3 Spots to Get Your Bubble Tea Fix in Atlanta

Featured on TheUrbanRealist If you aren’t yet acquainted with the magic of Bubble tea (or Boba tea), these 3 places in Atlanta can show you how it’s done. The magic is in the process itself- brewing, combining, and creating seemingly endless flavors; not to mention it’s like a food and beverage all in one, that’s…

EatHereATL presents a tour of Independent Distillery Company

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Atlanta is great for all the people who care about furthering the culture and keeping things interesting; it’s also best known as the place to jump-start your dreams, attracting visionaries to plant their roots here. Consequently, there are hidden gems sprinkled all over the city. Morgan Ashley, creator of EatHereATL, is a…

“Queer Moxie” slays the Atlanta entertainment scene

Featured on TheUrbanRealist By definition, Merriam- Webster describes “Queer” as 1. differing in some odd way from what is usual or normal; mildly insane; often disparaging, homosexual, gay and the word “moxie” as courage or determination. When you put these two words together, they couple to challenge our perception of Queer being a negative term, transforming it into a…

The Legacy of Prince lives on thru Art

Featured on TheUrbanRealist April 21st, 2016 was a sad day when news broke that Prince passed away, we just wanted to yell “Take Me With U!” Our hearts shattered as we recalled all the great moments in our lives that just so happened to have a Prince song playing in the background: weddings, proms, dates… When…