art & design

artist + muse

When it comes to inspirations, Billy Kidd is one that I admire. The video clip below is something I can identify with, especially being a fashion photographer at heart: trusting relationship between an artist and a muse. “Over the last year,  Billy and Heather have been building the trust between artist and muse through brutally […]

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sweet camera

A possible guilty pleasure for constant-phone-in-hand photographers and photography lovers… The Wood iPhone Case from photojojo.com “They say you should dress for the job you want–and your iPhone? It really wants to be your camera. With the new Wood Camera iPhone Case, your phone can look just like a classic camera. It’s a sleek cover […]

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F/U: Newsworthy

Consider DIY “Project: Newsworthy” complete. Thanks to the local coffee shop for saving several days worth of newspaper for me 🙂 I have succeeded in making recycling appear so good-looking. I used the “Newsworthy” theme for one of my upcoming fashion spreads. Took some time to set up and no glue necessary. And the finished […]

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Newsworthy

Newspaper wallpaper. Found this while doing some inspiration research for my next spread. It makes me think that my room is in need of a makeover modification. Things to go on the weekend warrior project list. 😉 “HOW TO FAB YOUR WALLS It’s all about experimenting with what you’ve got. Look around your space, or […]

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Away We Stay

This has to be one of my favorite short films that I’ve seen recently, featuring two of my all-time favorite models, Helena Christensen and David Gandy. If only it were turned into a television series… This short film (“Away We Stay”) was beautifully written and directed by Edoardo Ponti. It was shot on location in […]

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Nagi Noda

A true visionary and a personal inspiration. Her works transcend boundaries and really embellishes the meaning of outside the box. Dancing eyeballs, fitness-video-exercising poodles, half pandas/half other animals, and singing merchandise in a boutique store are only a few of the vivid, perplexing imaginings of Nagi Noda, the talented, eccentric and boundary-pushing artist, art director […]

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The Surreal Works of Eric Weston

Tonight is the public reception for “The Surreal Works of Eric Weston” and I am anxious to see the great artwork in store at the exhibit. Eric Weston “called himself a iconoclastic surrealist. He rarely showed any of his work in his lifetime, but wound up doing dozens of amazing pieces. He created art for […]

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Just like mangos

“Just like mangos, our photo cards are sweet, fresh, and tasty and we carry them for every event and occasion in your life.” This is Mango Ink’s slogan. Besides the catchy name, they are known for their “hip, retro, cool and unique digital photo cards for every occasion.” Their designs are modern, fresh, simple and […]

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exposeure exposed.

Saturday night was a big night for me and William. After all the planning since mid-February, things really felt like they paid off even if it was ten months of preparation work crammed into one night. (Things have been crazy hectic the past few weeks prior to the event hence my blog hasn’t been updated […]

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postcard antics!

Just got back from Australia Sunday night and already the busy whirl is taking me for a spin! I finally submitted my postcard/mailer design for my exhibit!! Looks like I’m not going to have much free time the next few weeks but I’m SO excited! Please contact me for more details about the exhibit. The […]

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eye candy

There will always be a soft spot for Leica’s in my heart ever since my brother first mentioned them to me. Fortunately, my brother and I had the chance to test out the M7 and M8 for a weekend during Leica’s Test Drive promotion. These rangefinder cameras are a lot of fun to use, not […]

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alchemy hour preview

A sneak peak at the look book for Alchemy Hour, a Japanese-borne brand. This season casts a dark and ominous feel with a hint of cultivated rebellious sophistication. photo credit: unknown photo credit: unknown photo credit: unknown photo credit: unknown

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