behind the flash: robin hill.

behind the flash: robin hill.


We get it: Looking through architecture and design magazines can be both exciting and discouraging—a combination of “That living room is gorgeous!” with “Why doesn’t my living room look like that?” If some of the homes featured in our pages look surreal, we can assure you that they are; but that doesn’t mean we still don’t rely on a little bit of magazine magic. While we have the fortune of working with some truly phenomenal spaces—like this all Poliform kitchen by Los Angeles-based Billy Rose—not-so-little things like styling, lighting and a great photographer make all the difference.

Here’s a shot of the same kitchen before stylist Darra Baker and the shutter-happy Dominique Vorillon put their marks on it:

Subtle, but amazing difference, right? If you have any questions about what goes on behind the scenes on shoots, we’d love to answer them. Leave your requests in the comment section, and keep your eyes peeled for some exclusive content from the front lines!



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Posted by Diane S. on 6/29/2011 3:02:00 PM

Amazing difference! I have a question: Can I go with you on your next shoot??

Posted by Jess F. on 7/6/2011 1:40:00 PM

That lamp is beautiful. Where is it from?