Favorite Essays of 2021
A quick list of some of the best things I read this year.
Favorite Albums of 2021
A look at the music that sustained me over the past year.
A few unordered thoughts on design school critique
How does critique evolve in a constantly changing design field?
They’ll Tell the Story of Tonight
Looking at Lin-Manuel Miranda's interest in legacy in both Hamilton and tick, tick...BOOM!
Five Years and 200 Episodes of Scratching the Surface
Thinking about how my podcast evolved over the last half-decade.
Expansive Bodies: Design, Expanded Practice, and Administration at Het Nieuwe Instituut
Two recent episodes of Scratching the Surface look inside this polymorphic cultural center.
The Collaboration and Vulnerability of Big Red Machine's New Album
On their sophomore album, the band smartly balances expansiveness and intimacy
Reconsidering Cranbrook's legacy and writing opening paragraphs
My latest story for Eye on Design is about the influence of Cranbrook's graphic design program.
Photographs from a visit to New York's new Little Island
Favorite Albums of 2021 (So Far)
Some favorite albums from the first half of the year