n.37 July 2011

The Lithuanian capital of Vilnius continues riding a developmental boom that began in the late 1990s. It has slowly but surely cast aside its Soviet legacy in favor of a dynamic model of urban growth that emphasizes tourism, the preservation and promotion of its historic center, and increasingly incorporates tried and true Western European design models.

Though Freud was adamant that his ideas and work weren’t influenced by the decay and intellectual effervescence that characterized late-Hapsburg Vienna, most scholars dismiss his claims.

Cereria Terenzi, a candle-maker located near the Adriatic city of Rimini, began as a small family enterprise in the 1950s. ! While the family tradition endures, the business has expanded into the growing luxury market, which includes an array of scented candles.