Massimo Pitis

Food for (the Designer's) Thought

Design, food, and teaching today—and where they intersect.

Bonnie Siegler

Three Reasons: Harold and Maude

A cult favorite—for good reason

Jessica Helfand + Andrew Howard

New Horizons

Pluto is at the outer limits of the solar system. Porto is at the end of Europe.

Timothy Young

Comic Books and Inherent Vice

The Danger of Printing Inks

Rick Poynor

Exposure: Dysturb poster in Paris by Jeanne Frank

Taking photojournalism to the street

Debbie Millman

Design Matters From The Archive: Caroline Paul + Wendy MacNaughton

Debbie talks to illustrator Wendy MacNaughton and author Caroline Paul about their unusually intimate collaboration on a book.

Adam Harrison Levy

Lost Tribes

A journey that resulted in one of the most evocative travel books ever written, In Patagonia.

The Editors

News from Elsewhere

This week the news is closer to home

John Foster

Quest for Fire

Vintage Swedish Matchboxes

Bonnie Siegler

Dear Bonnie

Nesting in New York City

The Editors

Judging 50 Books | 50 Covers

Behind the scenes with Michael Bierut, Jessica Helfand, and Peter Mendelsund

Sara Jamshidi

The Observers: Missed Moments

Stories beyond a single captured moment

Rick Poynor

Exposure: American Family by Ralph Eugene Meatyard

The otherness of other people

Debbie Millman

Brian Rea

Debbie talks to Brian Rea about the value of being rejected, about art directing for the New York Times, and about his development as an illustrator.

Rob Walker

Violence Against Design

Masterfully designed objects, masterfully destroyed for art and entertainment.

John Foster

Babies and Goldfish

A Chinese Art Story

Bonnie Siegler

Three Reasons: 12 Angry Men

This week’s Three Reasons: 12 Angry Men .... and one woman


(in)Fringe 05: Hushed Spaces

POPOS and the public

The Editors

50 Books | 50 Covers Winners Announced


Rick Poynor

Exposure: Bookstore in Barcelona by Gabriel Casas

A new vision of the book

Debbie Millman

Design Matters From The Archive: Rob Walker

Debbie talks to Rob Walker about the Sunggie and his fantasy branding project.

Bryan Finoki


Evicting the homeless

The Editors

News from Elsewhere

Wrapping up the week at DO and elsewhere.

The Editors

Welcome to the Thesis Book Project

Year 1

John Foster

Lilliputian Entropy

Carrie Becker’s small rooms

Creative Opportunities
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