Ivan Lau

256 Added | 7 Magazines | 25 Likes | 2 Following | 2 Followers | @ivanism | Keep up with Ivan Lau on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ivan Lau”

Every single film stock you can buy today - Part 2: FILM Ferrania to Hillvale

Welcome to part two of this series, looking at all the fresh film stocks still being produced today. In part one I covered every film stock from A-E …

Cinematography

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design

15 of the best places to camp around the world

There are few more rewarding feelings than pitching your tent and spending the night beneath the stars. Whether you want to escape to a remote …

Hiking

Wildcoast / FGR Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> FGR Architects has brought the best of simple, minimalist design to Wildcoast Road, Portsea, by creating …

Architecture

td-atelier refurbishes century-old japanese guesthouse

<b>td-atelier’s renovation of a japanese guesthouse combines traditional architectural elements with modern interventions.</b> located nearby kyoto’s nijo …

Architecture

Watch: 17 Creative Photography Poses For Couples In Under Two Minutes

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Video screenshot via PS Photo Stuff<br>Whether you’re a photographer, an Instagram-loving couple, or a …

Photography

Ultimate Travel Photography Tips

Whether you're just out for a quick weekend trip or you're on the road for weeks or months at a time, travel photography can be incredibly rewarding …

Landscape Photography

Tidewater

A serene, modern retreat in Tidewater Virginia forges a seamless connection to its riverfront setting.

Virginia

An Auction of Spellbinding Photos from Around the World

Now in its third year, <i>Wanderlust: A Silent Auction Benefit</i> brings together diverse and spellbinding travel photography to benefit Earthjustice, the …

Los Angeles

A Quick Guide to Wedding and Engagement Poses to Jumpstart Your Photos

We can talk fairly objectively about camera settings and post-processing techniques, but something that remains a bit more nebulous and difficult to …

Weddings

The Reflected Glory of Victorian Art

Why do mirrors appear so often in Victorian paintings? “Reflections: van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites,” recently at London’s National Gallery, …

Literature

backReturn to “A Cozy Flat in Odessa Designed for a Student by Fateeva Design”

Design Milk Digest<p>Fresh design delivered right to your inbox.

Furniture

If You're A Portrait Photographer You Need To Watch This

If you are a portrait photographer, beginner or professional, the documentary "Darkness and Light" about Richard Avedon should be on the top of your …

Photography

The Woman Behind the First Photography Gallery

Helen Gee risked everything to open Limelight in 1954, selling prints by Ansel Adams, Berenice Abbott, and Robert Frank for less than fifty dollars …

Greenwich Village

How to Build Your First Photography Studio

For a lot of us who are chasing a career in photography, we soon come to a bit of a pinch point. We have thrown all our money into cameras, …

Profit

A Striking Courtyard Awaits Behind These Bluestone Walls

Hidden behind a stunning home, this courtyard encourages relaxed, indoor/outdoor living.<p>"Drawing natural light and breezes into the house, the courtyard accentuates the lofty ceilings and the endless space that is central to its design," says Elliott McLaren, co-founder of LifeSpaces Group.<p>"The …

Architecture

durable-concrete-polished-floor - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

An In-Depth Guide To Polished Concrete Floors ← Back to article<p>An In-Depth Guide To Polished Concrete …

Home Decorating

Mortehoe House

Clad in green oak boarding and local stone, the Mortehoe House brings a touch of New England to the English Channel. The house is located on the …

Architecture

Rode House

Occupying a grassy meadow on Chile's Chiloe Island, the Rode House melds together geometric forms with traditional craftsmanship. From the shingles …

Outdoor Spaces

A to Z of oil paint techniques

Martin Kinnear, head of Norfolk Painting School, walks us through the world of oil paint, one letter at a time<p>A – Alla prima<p>Painting wet-on-wet or …

Claude Monet

This passively cooled house in Australia features a green roof, recycled brick, and ocean views

The residents of Greenacres, Austin Maynard Architects‘ first completed project in New South Wales, originally asked for a light-filled home and a …

Design

WOJR visualises sculptural House of Horns for Northern California

American studio WOJR has designed a black house with a roof shaped like half-pipes at a skate park, for a site in Silicon Valley originally earmarked …

Architecture

Truckee Creek House

Not a single bolder was harmed during the construction of the Truckee Creek House. Located on a rocky plot in California, the home weaves its way …

Architecture

Five Things Painters Do That Photographers Should Be Doing Too

The best creatives take inspiration from areas other than the discipline they are working in, and photographers should be no different. Have you ever …

A Contemporary Extension Gives This Australian Home a New Face

A contemporary lean-to extension provides a fresh modern look to this 1960s Australian dwelling.<p>Although their modernist approach draws reference from the surrounding structures, the team used two mono-pitched roofs with differing gradients to create a new living area spanning the rear of the house.<p>…

Outdoor Spaces

This Teak Outdoor Living Collection Pairs Sustainability and Scandinavian-Inspired Style

Sustainability and innovative, minimalist design are at the forefront of Gloster’s luxe collection of teak outdoor furniture.<p>Founded in the 1960s in West Africa by a passionate team of entrepreneurs and furniture makers, the company shifted its manufacturing to Indonesia by the early 1970s to meet …

Furniture

The Historic Villa Once Home to Poul Henningsen Receives a Modern Renovation

After suffering a devastating fire, the chic chateau—now home to a family of three—undergoes a transformational restoration.<p>"The fact that the house was a former home, or summer home, of Poul Henningsen wasn’t my initial motivation to buy the house, but coincidentally I’ve been collecting his lamps …

The Benefits of Building With Concrete

After an unprecedented year of earthquakes, hurricanes, and fires, a bright light has been shed on the benefits of building with concrete.<p>Let's start with wood's inherent fragility. This material is less stable in high wind conditions, such as tornadoes and hurricanes. Furthermore, lumber is prone …

An Outdated Norwegian Prefab Gets a Modern Makeover

Located in the serene Snarøya peninsula of Norway, an old modular prefab receives news life, thanks to a stunning renovation.<p>Using hidden gutters and scarce transitions, the architects designed the house to have a defined volume, and distinctly modern profile.<p>The cedar cladding is also used for the …

Architecture