Category Design (general)

Craftmanship

  John Kolko reflects on design education and the importance of craftmanship in an article for Interactions Magazine. “Based on my experience reviewing portfolios from recent business school graduates, I would argue that one of the most fundamental failings of…

Beyond the cubicle

Allison Arieff talks in her New York Times Opinionator blog about the design of work. Paraphrasing Nathan Shedroff, she states that furniture is not the problem. Instead, she says, “design itself is the problem because it is being used to…

City as a platform

Two talks from the 2011 PSFK conference caught my attention:City as a platform (video) In her role as Chief Digital Officer for the City of New York, Rachel Sterne is tasked with strengthening the City’s digital media presence and streamlining…