Mar 262015
 
San Miniato Al Monte: Unfinished business

Unfinished business in Florence S A N  M I N I A T O  A L  M O N T E   Perched high above Brunelleschi’s dome, is the abbey of San Miniato al Monte.  It offers one of the most heroic views of Florence and is perfectly situated for evening shoots.  It faces the [more...]

Mar 122015
 
Fear & Creativity Panel at SXSW Austin

Fear & Creativity Panel at SXSW Austin Finding Your Craft SUNDAY MARCH 15 Finding Your Craft Once a year, I leave the world of the sane and enter the SXSW techno-scape.  SXSW (short for South by South West) is a strange place.  Everything is so connected, that after a few hours all I want is a old [more...]

Mar 042015
 
Do what you Love: OeO Thomas Lykke & Anne-Marie Buemann

Do what you Love OEO Thomas Lykke & Anne-Marie Buemann BY ADAM MARELLI   01 Recently you finished a new showroom for the family run flooring company, Dinesen.  The space feels more like a home and less like a showroom.  Many people don’t think of floors as anything special because they are always under our feet.  [more...]

Feb 162015
 
Photographer at Large: Marc Derydt

Photographer at Large Marc Derydt “A city like no other” Barcelona SPAIN Adam’s Note Paris, Rome, Barcelona…the mere mention of these cities and people will immediately respond.  Our reaction to a city is intensely personal.  Maybe it is the history, the food or the people, but cities possess a magnetic force that we cannot resist. [more...]

Jan 072015
 
A Pilgrimage to San Giorgio in Venice

A Pilgrimage to San Giorgio  Venice/ITALY THE UNPAINTED CEILING   Across the Canal A quick vaporetto ride from San Marco lies the island of San Giorgio Maggiore.  It is a world unto itself.  The Giudecca, which separates central Venice from the outer island, is an impenetrable distance for the daily tourist.  While hoards of people [more...]

Oct 312014
 
Leica Blog Interview with Adam Marelli

Leica Blog Interview with Adam Marelli Leica Meet x Leica Camera “Invisible City” Cultural Photography Back in April, I was introduced to the Leica Meet photography group.  Founder Olaf Willoughby brings together Leica photographers from Europe and the US to discuss, shoot, and explore the world with a camera.  Whether you are a professional or [more...]

Oct 252013
 
A Morning at Shunkoin Temple

A Morning at Shunkoin Temple Rev. Takafumi Kawakami Myoshinji Complex Be More Zen Last weekend while my girlfriend and I were downtown (NYC) having breakfast, I over heard the table next to me.  Two guys, in various forms of hungover, we recounting a story where one of them a little heated from the night before.  [more...]

Jul 252013
 
The Dancing House

The Dancing House Prague Czech Republic Because buildings can be fun…   Building Pilgrimage When I was in art school, naive and full of admiration for architects, Frank Gehry had me smitten.  His playful bent wood chairs and twisting buildings like the Guggenheim Bilbao had my little student brain mesmerized.  The rectangles and leaking roofs [more...]