Creating new design histories
Where history is often used to define and defend, let’s use design history to open up, to blur, to democratize.
A Mid-Year Reading List
Some of my favorite books from the first half of 2020.
Why I Photograph
A collection of unedited thoughts on my history with photography
In the Zone
Thinking about Tarkovsky, Teju Cole, and art in the time of quarantine
Shouting on the street
A few unedited thoughts on blogging. Featuring Jia Tolentino and John Berger.
Photos from a semester teaching in Philadelphia.
Newsletter Sample: Greetings from Social Distancing!
Did you know I have a monthly-ish newsletter? Here's the recent issue.
The Peace of Wild Things by Wendell Berry
Thinking about this poem from Wendell Berry during self-isolation.
Henry N. Cobb, 1926-2020
My conversation with the late, great architect who passed away this week at 93.
Winter 2020 Playlist: A Ship Out to Nowhere
Sometimes I think winter in New York is my favorite New York. Here’s a soundtrack for walking through the city.