• The Correlation Between Finance and Architecture


    There is a remarkable correlation between the world of contemporary architecture and the stock market, especially in the US.

  • Business Card Design: A Conceptual Approach


    Browsing through this collection of 700 or so business cards reminded me of some thoughts about a conceptual approach to design I once had, but never published.

  • How To Tie a Tie


    What knot to wear.

  • A Reversal of Fortunes


    Until about a year ago U.S. and European financial institutions were scrambling to buy a stake in Chinese banks and insurance companies. When the credit crisis hit all of a sudden the roles were reversed.

  • Caracas: The Informal City


    Fascinating documentary about the sprawling urban developments of Caracas.