Next week I’ll be in Monterey (CA) for TedWomen! I’m so happy about it! That’s why the purchases made at my store from May 23rd and 31st will only be shipped on June, 1st!
Semana que vem eu estarei em Monterey para o TEDWomen! É alegria demais! Por isso, as compras feitas na minha loja entre 23 e 31 de maio só serão enviadas no dia 01/06.

Canary Wharf // London

181 second daytime exposure of Canary Wharf. Canary Wharf is one of the city’s two main financial centres – along with the traditional City of London – and contains many of the UK’s tallest buildings, including the second-tallest, One Canada Square

This photo is being used for the marketing for the upcoming TedxCanaryWharf conference.


Quinta Monroy in Iquique, Chile - Alejandro AravenaELEMENTAL via TED + The Guardian

“Inequalities are not just an economic issue,” Aravena explains. “They’re a cultural issue. The role that cities can play in creating or not creating those opportunities, it’s irreversible.” If designed properly, he says, “cities can be a great tool for the efficient amelioration of quality of life problems”. “They are a great shortcut for creating equality.”

The key, Aravena argues, is that cities, and architects, must not shy away from the stresses created by competing forces like poverty and wealth or public and private construction. Rather than argue about whether to design cities for the needs of their poorest citizens or the egos of their wealthiest, Aravena posits, the answer might be to do both. At Elemental, he says, “we do not fear that, in this initial entry to the problem, we have forces that may seem contradictory. If you trust the synthesis of design, you don’t fear contradictory forces.”

“Actually, there is a word for that. It’s love. I’m in love with her, okay? If you’re looking for the word that means caring for someone beyond all rationality and wanting them to have everything they want no matter how much it destroys you, its love! And when you love someone y-you just don’t stop. Ever”.
“When you love someone you just, you…you don’t stop. Ever. Even when people roll their eyes or call you crazy. Even then. Especially then. You just- you don’t give up because if I could give up… If I could just, you know, take the whole world’s advice and- and move on and find someone else, that wouldn’t be love. That would be… That would be some other disposable thing that is not worth fighting for. But that is not what this is.” — Ted Mosby