Cool Hunting Video Presents: The Maze

A behind-the-scenes look at LA's hidden haunted house

While recently exploring the southern coast of the Golden State we ended up in the Los Angeles neighborhood of El Sereno where artist Albert Reyes gave us a behind-the-scenes look at his yearly Halloween project. Since 2004 Reyes has built a Halloween maze in his backyard for a party in celebration of America’s favorite pagan holiday. Over time, the maze has evolved from a blanket …

Nail Quills

Epistolary-inspired nail art puts a retro-futuristic twist on the traditional manicure

London’s legendary name in nails Mike Pocock created Nail Quills for Illamasqua, an over-the-top answer to nail art. The handmade press-ons seem born from some kind of fashion editorial fusing magic powers with a darkly futuristic vibe, also nodding to a bygone era of handwritten correspondence. While it’s technically an old-time motif, the talon-like shape makes for a fierce way to trick out a manicure …

Hallowilloween: Nefarious Silliness

Freaky fun abounds from childrens author Calef Brown's newest book

A contemporary Dr. Seuss, Calef Brown‘s childrens books are as an exciting read for kids as they are adults. His catchy rhymes put his self-illustrated book “Flamingos on the Roof” a place on the NY Times bestselling list and his latest edition “Hallowilloween: Nefarious Silliness” is no less entertaining. Filled with tongue twisters and short poems, Brown says “Since childhood, Halloween has always been my …