OEN Issue 2 – Abstraction at Sculptor Henry Moore’s Studio
The bright characteristics of the modernist movement, in my belief, give us the wrong impression of what it means to be a creator. Everyone has thoughts that they grapple with. The difference is that creatives are able to use art as a way of articulating them. This industry is full of so many dark s
New at OEN Shop – A Series of Abstract, Nature & Architectural Prints
We release our first series of prints in collaboration with OEN founder Mark Robinson. Each photo taken during a series of trips, capturing unique architecture, nature, and abstract imagery.
In Open Space – A Visit to the Garden of Fine Arts in Kyoto by Tadao Ando
We travel to the Garden of Fine Arts in Kyoto that was designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando, built with the intention of being able to appreciate paintings in an outdoor space.
Clean & Weightless – Tadao Ando’s Architecture in Detail on Naoshima Island
I captured Tadao Ando's famous aesthetic of clean, contemporary lines on a recent trip to Naoshima, in which his architecture now covers the whole island and makes for a very unique experience.
Exploring Miyajima Island in Japan – 500 Rakan Statues at Daisho-in
While on a visit to the island of Miyajima, a short boat ride from Hiroshima, I set foot in the temple grounds of Daisho-in and photographed the unique 500 Rakan Statues that reside here.
Natural Objects in a Space – A Visit to Ryoanji Temple in Kyoto, Japan
We visit Ryoanji Temple in the north of Kyoto, an inspiring location that's most famous for its minimalist zen garden, featuring fifteen stones in an abstract composition.
New at OEN Shop – Selection of Stoneware & Porcelain Ceramics by Mark Robinson
A selection of ceramics by OEN owner and founder Mark Robinson, all of which are made from both porcelain and stoneware on the pottery wheel at his studio near Cambridge, in the UK.
A Trip to Helsinki, Finland – Inside Finnish Designer Alvar Aalto’s Home
I've been itching to show you some of my latest photos that I took from a recent trip to Helsinki, particularly a set of images from Finnish designer Alvar Aalto's home.
Minoru Blvd’s Workspaces Interview with Mark Robinson
So after spending my whole weekend backing up and transferring files across to another server, I feel pretty proud that we’ve got the site up and running in such a short space of time. Considering we’ve had some serious upgrades, maybe not visually, but really tuning up the cogs that mak