British born JOSEPH NILE LAU, is a Photographer and Filmmaker and founder of Article Dept. an atelier that explores the space in commercial film, photography, and storytelling. He's shot renowned brands and clients such as Carhartt WIP, New Balance, Converse, American Apparel, Reebok and Vetements.
JOSEPH NILE has photographed some of the most influential artists and faces such as master architect, Claudio Silvestrin and his Soho Studio in London who designed Kanye West's visionary New York apartment; OBE awarded fashion designer, Casley-Hayford who styled the likes of Benedict Cumbberbatch, Lou Reed, Liam Gallagher and The Clash. From designer to a controversial style icon, Ian Connor who's work includes styling and walking the runway for Kanye West's "Season" fashion show and his long history and affiliation with A$AP Rocky of A$AP Mob, he also photographed the haunting vocals of Douglas Dare and Brit Awards and Critics' Choice nominee, Izzy Bizu who made waves with her jazz infused funk and soul debut record.
JOSEPH NILE'S work has been published internationally in the highly regarded space of fashion and culture and has been featured regularly in Highsnobiety Magazine, and the highly regarded bible of fashion, WWD and WGSN. Recently his work has been published in Highsnobiety's The Incomplete Highsnobiety Guide to Street Fashion and Culture by Gestalten Publishing House.
He can be found currently splitting his time between home in London and Shanghai.
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A Number of Names*, Alpha Industries Europe, American Apparel, Billionaire Boys Club, Blood Brothers, Carhartt WIP, Converse, Domino Records, Dr. Martens, EASTPAK, Epic Records, Erase Tapes, Glassnote Records, Highsnobiety Magazine, New Balance, RCA Records, Selectism, Toyota, VICE.