• Introduction

    This thought, delicately inscribed in calligraphy slightly over one thousand years ago, was taken from what is now the most well known surviving example of a Pillow Book. In addition to journal entries, keepsakes and other memorabilia, the Pillow Book of a court lady, such as Sei Shonagon, would also contain her “morning after letters” …

  • Boudoir

    Boudoir style art and photography is certainly not new, however its exact origins are uncertain.  In French, the word boudoir refers to a lady’s private dressing or sitting room, imbuing the term with allusions to our most private moments, impulses and feelings.  The earliest boudoir portraits were commissioned principally by women as a somewhat cheeky …

  • Pillow Book Style

    The Pillow Book photographic style begins with the sensual essence of boudoir, but reaches out, extending and exploring subjects in ways that standard boudoir photography does not.  Where many boudoir studios concentrate on fitting their subjects to the posed template of lingerie advertising, at Pillow Book we prefer to discover the sensuality that lies within; …

  • Modern Pillow Books

    …are as unique as their subjects.  We work with couples and individuals, helping them to create and explore moments of great personal beauty and intimacy.  From these moments, we produce art, photographs and film possessed of a very unique voice.  Pillow Books have the most select audience – you, and those whom you choose to …