The first volume in a project spanning seven years of photographing Asian cities, including Osaka, Kobe, Taipei, Busan, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Bangkok and Shanghai.
We are delighted to announce the release of our 9th City Diary with Peter Bialobrzeski.
The Great Eastern explores the changing landscapes of China, and ponders the effects for the future of a nation poised to dominate the coming decades.
To celebrate the release of our new book The Great Eastern, we asked its author Scott Conarroe to tell us the stories behind his favourite images. Read more about the book here. Image #1 :: Workers’ Camp, Nanjing Jiangsu, 2012 I remember Nanjing South station as being massive. It had a spooky imposing ambience. I
To celebrate the release of Scott’s book The Great Eastern with The Velvet Cell, we asked him a few questions on his experiences shooting the project, his views on China’s rise and what the future has in store for him. You can read more about The Great Eastern here. 1. I’d like to start by
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The Velvet Cell is delighted to announce the release of Kochi Nights by Hans-Christian Schink
Transmission 13 – 15.5.2018
Transmission 12 – 1.5.2018
The Velvet Cell is delighted to announce the release of Beirut Diary by Peter Bialobrzeski
Transmission 11 – 17.3.2018
Korea, and its cities in particular, have very high population densities, as you might know. To gain high returns on such a limited amount of land, development companies started to build higher houses instead of larger ones. Each new apartment block is higher and more unique than the last. People here are competitive and everyone
Transmission 9 – 20.3.2018
Norman Behrendt – Brave New Turkey 6.3.2018
We are delighted to announce the release of two new books.
Rohan Hutchinson, author of The City in Itself, tells us the story behind five of his favourite images from the project. See the book here. 1: Untitled 1 With this work, what interested me in the location is the introduction of nature into the urban environment along with this how colour is often used in the built
A few weeks ago I sent out an email asking you to complete our reader survey so I could get a better picture of TVC’s audience and use that information to plan next year and beyond.
Announcing the The Velvet Cell Christmas 2017 Contest.
Bill Lane, author of The Older Industrial Parks, tells us the story behind five of his favourite images from the project.
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Toshio Shibata, author of Japanscapes, tells us the story behind five of his favourite images from the project.
Are there too many photobooks? Éanna de Fréine would definitely negate this.
A look behind the scenes of our next five books currently on print in Taiwan, and our plans to relocate to Berlin.
Today I’m delighted to feature Ruth Connolly, author of our recent book If you lived here, you’d be home by now, who tells us the story behind five of her favourite images from the project.
I’m pleased to share my latest review: ‘Portraits from Above – Hong Kong’s Informal Rooftop Communities’ by Rufina Wu and Stefan Canham.
Greg Girard, author of Hotel Okinawa, tells us the story behind six of his favourite images from the project.
A new book by Toshio Shibata exploring Japan’s industrial landscape.
On today’s post I want to share with you the story behind my own book, Tales from Beneath the Arches, which was published in March 2017.
Today I’m excited to share one of latest additions to my shelf: Missing Buildings by Thom and Beth Atkinson.
Deden Rukmana, an Associate Professor and Coordinator of Urban Studies and Planning program at Savannah State University, Georgia, gives his opinion on the rapid growth of Jakarta.