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175 blog entries
By Jeanne Gang January 3, 2014

Skillfully uncovers the contributions of Gray, a modernist Irish designer and architect who worked in Paris in the early 20th century. It reveals the story of her life as well as her connection with Le Corbusier, who is said to have coveted the house she designed for herself and Jean Badovici in the south of France.

By Jeanne Gang August 23, 2013

What structure junky could resist discussions of spherical tetrahedrons, soap bubbles, or the delicate skeletal patterns found in radiolaria?

By Sou Fujimoto October 29, 2013

Libraries could be beyond architecture.

By Philip Freelon October 25, 2013

A call to arms for all, especially design professionals.

By Emanuela Frattini Magnusson January 27, 2014

A seductive and plausible picture of a future digital economy where the power and return generated by owning big data are distributed equally to all of its suppliers: us.

By Mark Fox March 10, 2014

I share McCloud‘s concept of “amplification through simplification” with my graphic design students every semester.

By Mark Fox December 27, 2013

This slim but dense book explores the relationship between art, advertising, desire, and capitalism. One of my favorite passages exposes the sociopolitical dimension of advertising, using the British term publicity: “Publicity turns consumption into a substitute for democracy. The choice of what one eats (or wears or drives) takes the place of significant political choice.”

By Dan Formosa December 29, 2014

This (and Edward Tufte’s subsequent publications) should be required reading for everyone, everywhere.

By Dan Formosa April 21, 2014

An insightful look into creativity both within and outside the corporation. I’ve referred many people to it.

By Jules Fisher May 19, 2014

How do you bottle light? Corot does not give an answer but captures atmosphere so effortlessly you will not give up the quest.