shanghai & abbatoir

Today’s shoot location in Shanghai may be the most hauntingly beautiful one to date. Now a commercial creative hub called “1933”, the four-story concrete maze used to be a slaughterhouse. Designed by British architects and built by Chinese…

twist & tate

On a recent trip to London, I had the opportunity to visit the Tate Modern. The building is striking — a brick-and-concrete giant rising confidently, twisting and turning, the inside filled with light and space.…

sea & sand

Aloha from my apartment in Cambridge, where I’m finally writing this post on my family’s Hawaiian winter getaway. When my parents suggested this little vacation, I was battling a bad case of the unattractive sniffles, probably…

gold & flounce

“Want to go on a whirlwind one-day trip to NYC and see Keira Knightley star in her first Broadway play?” How could one say no? My sister and I started planning for this trip a month ago, and…