• The New Normal Everyone in the states nowadays is talking about “the new normal,” which ironically doesn’t sound very American. It’s not like a-mazing! Or OMG! And it has nothing to do with a new music scene or breakfast product from KFC. It’s a term coined by an economist actually, Mohammed El‐Erian of PIMCO (a global investment management […] 2012-11-13
  • Keeping up facades If there’s one industry that isn’t dying in France, it has to be the facade business, because every other building in Paris right now seems to be getting its façade done. It’s almost as if the artist Christo had been commissioned to gradually cover all of Paris by 2020, and he’s off to a frenzied […] 2010-07-08