Building Your Myth and Staying True to It
Our thinking has an ancient “magical” component and most modern successes harness it with myths.
Talk of the Town: New Trendy Spots
Here is a selection of places worth visiting this season: from galleries and museums to parks and block parties.
A 5-Minute Guide to Contemporary Architecture
Welcome to this crash course into what all that architecture fuzz is about. Relax, enjoy and have fun.
Why Make Self-Irony a Part of Your Statement
Being able to laugh at yourself requires sincerity. And sincerety, in turn, attracts open-hearted people to you.
On the Unexpected Delights of High Fashion
What could a witty perspective on “Haute couture” be today as our values shift to humble consumption?
Draw Inspiration from Grand Spaces
Being in large spaces tends to put us in a very special state of mind. Actually, one can use that to gain fresh ideas and perspectives.
When to Prefer Aesthetics over Function
Sometimes you can forgive lack of function thanks to great form. Where is it smart to draw the line?
How I Learned to Appreciate the Elegance of Black
It may feel like choosing black is the easy option. In fact, black often requires a more sublime sense of style.
How and Why to Embrace Your Inner Child
Five artists share their methods of staying connected to their playful selves while working on creative projects.
Approaching Minimalism in Photography
The way to take an engaging minimalist shot is to focus on one object and lift it above the surrounding reality.
The Ultimate Guide to Silent Retreats
These are the best escapes if you’d like to spend some time in peaceful silence and ground yourself.
It’s All about That Positive Outlook, Right?
Although it may smell like a self-help book, I’d like to share the effects of my general attitude on my life.
How Spaces Form Us
To some extent, all of us are products of our environment, a big part of which is actually built by us. This can be a vicious cycle or an opportunity.