From the Stylist, Natalie:
“The essence of minimalism is simplicity, but simplicity without depth is merely cheap. It is not enough.” – Tadao Ando

Having always been captivated by architecture, the inspiration behind this shoot came from one of my favorite Japanese architects, Tadao Ando.  His work is characterized by the use of minimalistic shapes with clean lines, and the simplicity of his buildings made primarily of concrete and glass. He is able to take a severe material like concrete, and smooth and soften it to create spaces of serenity. We wanted to similarly emphasize the beauty that can be found in simplicity, and included many elements of Japanese influence throughout our shoot... more via once wed here