In the beginning, when I moved into my apartment back in 2010, the security apparatus was barely noticeable. There were always some random men who looked like the type of men who might be found late at night in a stale diner in a casino in Atlantic City.
In the wide range of offerings -- from super-soft cashmere cardigans and meticulously cut velvet jackets to signature flannel suits and fur-trimmed outerwear -- there was no lacking in brand identity. This was romanticism in its most masculine form.
In this internet age, how much do we really know about each other? How much are we alike? To find out, ten American and ten Chinese college students gathered together for The Listening Conference this weekend in Shanghai.
Urban design has never been more exciting. As the migration to cities continues worldwide, it has resulted in a renaissance of urban design and creative infrastructure. But -- even with all the growth and ingenuity and innovation -- there are still some interesting cases of copying.