Apple’s Heartwarming Holiday Ad ‘Fuzzy Feelings’


Embracing the festive spirit, Apple has unveiled its annual holiday-themed ad, delightfully titled “Fuzzy Feelings.” This heartwarming mini-film centers around an animator juggling her creative passion with the demands of her office job during the holiday season. The stop-motion spectacle features her grumpy boss, portrayed as a character who habitually scolds her for tardiness and...

The Gigantic Architectural Transformation of Paris


Napoleon III, inspired by his time in London, dedicated himself to modernizing Paris. He enlisted Georges-Eugène Haussmann to implement a comprehensive urban renewal initiative, spanning 17 years. Medieval neighborhoods were replaced with expansive boulevards, parks, squares, fountains, sewers, and aqueducts, transforming the once overcrowded and unsanitary areas into a revamped cityscape. This...

Netflix: Castlevania: Nocturne – A Dark Fantasy Revelation


Get ready for an unforgettable journey into the realm of dark fantasy as Castlevania: Nocturne takes the stage. I know I am looking forward to watching it! Netflix has released a tantalizing sneak peek of the first three episodes, setting the stage for an epic adventure that’s sure to captivate fans and newcomers alike.  The Castlevania franchise, known for its compelling storytelling...

Touring The Set Of ‘Only Murders in the Building’ Season 3 by Architectural Digest


As a fan of this show, I was delighted to came across this YouTube video this past weekend! AD joins production designer Patrick Howe for an in-depth set tour of ‘Only Murders in the Building’ season 3. The hit show starring Selena Gomez, Steve Martin, and Martin Short takes place at the Arconia, a classic early 20th-century New York City apartment building full of mystery. Join...

Video – The Other Side of Japan: Life in Kamagasaki’s Informal Settlements


Fascinating video about different Japan I know and love: Japan is known for its strong emphasis on cleanliness, efficiency, and tidiness. It is not common to see slums in Japan as in other countries, due to strict zoning laws and building regulations. However, there have been instances of informal settlements or poor living conditions in some parts of Japan. One example is the Kamagasaki...

AD Video: Why New York City Wouldn’t Exist Without These 5


Michael Wyetzner from Michielli + Wyetzner Architects, in collaboration with Architectural Digest, discussed five pivotal bridges that have played a crucial role in shaping the future of New York City. These bridges encompass The Brooklyn Bridge, Hell Gate Bridge in Queens, Macomb’s Dam Bridge in The Bronx, High Bridge in The Bronx, and the George Washington Bridge connecting New York and New...

Spring Photos


I think Spring and Fall are my favourite seasons of the year. Sure, Winter and Summer are good, but recently since both tend to be too warm, I really started loving the shoulder seasons more. Spring comes with some beautiful flowers and everything seems to be reborn again. I made YouTube Short with some recent photos I took in my garden and out and about in the neighbourhood, here it is:

Fujifilm Japan Video


Fujifilm Japan has released a video showcasing the production process of their cameras and lenses, from the optical elements to the cameras themselves. The company has six factories in Japan and has been making lenses since 1940. The video highlights the steps from design meetings to the hand-assembly of products. Unfortunately it’s in Japanese only but still great to watch it if you are a fan of...

13 Levels of Pumpkin Carving


This is the time of the year when many of us are trying our best with some creative pumpkin carvings. There is a lot of help online, here is one I liked:

Pumpkin carving master James Hall explains pumpkin carving in 13 spooky levels of difficulty. The 2-time ‘Halloween Wars’ winner breaks down a variety of pumpkin carving techniques, ranging from simple to incredibly complex.

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