Month: January, 2012

Style: Tom Ford on Life, Style & Creativity


Style: A Factory in Brooklyn

“Style Ledger takes a look at American manufacturing, with a focus on the Martin Greenfield factory in Brooklyn.”

Aware: Lagard on Global Challanges in 2012

IMF and Christine Lagarde gives an update of the challenges facing 2012

Aware: A video From Oprah Academy`s First Graduation

“Oprah Winfrey is set to graduate the first class of her Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls on Saturday,

a 10-year journey that has been filled with tears, trials and triumph, she told ABC News’ Diane Sawyer.”

Read the full article and see the video here

Travel: CLAE in Vietnam

“Travel is a big part of everything we do at CLAE. Whether for pleasure or work, travel fuels our creativity and always inspires. While on a recent bi-annual shoe development trip to Vietnam where we not only put the finishing touches on our A/W 2012 collection, but also prepared for the launch of Spring 2012, we made a short film that captures just a glimpse of the energy we experienced during our daily moped commute through the chaotic streets of Ho Chi Minh City.

Here’s wishing you a year filled with adventure, no matter where your road may lead in 2012. Enjoy the ride.” Clea


Aware: How to Save Capitalism

Read the full article about the challanges facing leaders in Davos in Time Online

Active: Brooklyn’s Horse


“Horse Cycles is a small one-man custom bike shop tucked away in the streets of Brooklyn, NY. Each frame is made with love and care, innovation and inspiration and is 100% unique. The bicycles are made to fulfill each individuals needs by considering who you are, and where you ride. Horse’s goal is to make precision bicycles one at a time using the best possible materials while working in concert with the customer to improve their riding experience. Horse offers a small alternative to a massive production based industry by paying attention to the individual to create something that is made locally, by hand, and with no limitations.”

Brooklyn’s Horse

Travel: Skydeck Chicago

“Step outside the tallest building in the western hemisphere and the third tallest in the world. At 1,353

feet in the air, the Ledge’s glass boxes extend out 4.3 feet from Skydeck.” SkyDeck


Aware: Year Of The Dragon

A video about Year Of The Dragon from NYtimes

The Year of the Dragon  is considered the luckiest year in the Chinese Zodiac.

Aware: How economic inequality harms societies

“Richard Wilkinson charts the hard data on economic inequality, and shows what gets worse when rich and poor are too far apart: real effects on health, lifespan, even such basic values as trust.”