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The Option of Sensing the City

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 09.12.2014 | Arts
Charles R. Wolfe

Sensing the city is a personal experience owned by each of us. From a legal perspective, it is an urban property right that transcends public and private domains. It is a form of place-decoding that deserves more illustration and attention.

Looking Behind the Common Sense Elements of City Life

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 08.07.2014 | Arts
Charles R. Wolfe

Last month, in Moustiers Sainte Marie, France, I watched several shopkeepers return a lost young bird to a part of town closer to its natural habitat. This small drama was a play of few acts, but reflected a pattern of human conduct embedded in urban life.

Fragonard: The Art of Perfume

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.06.2014 | Style
Magda Abu-Fadil

Little did I know the enchanting fragrance I received as a gift sample at a conference in Menton was also the name of a painter who hailed from nearby...

PHOTOS: 7 Secrets About the South of France

BootsnAll | Posted 04.25.2012 | Travel
BootsnAll

With beautiful natural surroundings, pleasant weather, delicious cuisine and plenty of lesser-known towns, it's easy to see why the South of France is appealing

Natural Misconceptions

Haley Alexander van Oosten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Haley Alexander van Oosten

Over the last century, perfumery has transitioned from its 4,000 year old history of relying solely on natural raw material usage to an almost entirely man-made, synthetic chemical palette.