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Jason Santa Maria
On Web Typography: Smart Quotes
08.05.14

Punctuation is a system.

Adam Harrison Levy
Geek Stories
06.05.14

Adam Harrison Levy attended Kill Screen’s Two5Six conference on video gaming. His intention, as someone who cares about visual culture, but knows nothing about gaming, was to see what he could divine from this emerging form. 

Debbie Millman
Brian Singer
Debbie Millman
Maria Giudice
04.21.14

Maria Giudice talks with Debbie Milliman about the early days of design on the internet, and what it's like to work for Facebook.

Debbie Millman
Joe Marianek
Debbie Millman
Jonathan Harris
03.24.14

Jonathan Harris on his web and database art projects, his relationship to time and memory, and the sexuality of the internet.

Alexandra Lange
That Personal Touch
Observed
Modern Pictograms
04.24.13

Modern Pictograms is an icon typeface for interface designers by John Caserta, a project of The Design Office.

Alexandra Lange
Architecture Without Signs
04.18.13

If you can't find the entrance, there's a problem with the architecture.

John Thackara
Big, Hairy, and Agile
Debbie Millman
ON! at the Contemporary Art Center in Cincinnati
03.22.13

In this special Design Matters video episode, Debbie Millman gives you on a preview the new exhibit ON! at the Contemporary Art Center in Cincinnati.

Rob Walker
The Panic Option
03.08.13

A rental car's key fob design emphasizes "Panic" over all other options. Is that really a good idea?

Debbie Millman
Clement Mok
03.01.13

Clement Mok on the early days of Apple computer, the joys of working for Steve Jobs and starting his successful businesses.

Rob Walker
Overshareability
02.28.13

Evernote's introvert focus raises a question: Has digital design become overly obsessed with extroverted behavior?

Rob Walker
Tracking War Drones
12.13.12

Online projects that seek to make the drone war comprehensible.

Rob Walker
Crowdcrit vs. Apple Maps
Jessica Helfand
Bill Moggridge 1943-2012
09.10.12

Jessica Helfand remebers Bill Moggridge.

Rob Walker
Interface Runes
Nancy Levinson
Design Indaba 2012
03.09.12

Design Indaba 2012 gathered creative people from graphic and product design, architecture and landscape, film and video, not to mention Danish gastronomy and Bollywood movies.

Alexandra Lange
Round Thermostats and Crystal Lanterns, Revisited
02.13.12

Old designs, new tricks: updates on lawsuits filed against the new Nest thermometer, and on behalf of midcentury masterpiece Manufacturers Hanover.

Julie Lasky
Media Design Matters
10.12.11

Art Center offers a new graduate track in social design that combines communications and technologies strategies with field work.

Rob Walker
An Interview with Kevin Slavin
10.10.11

A conversation between Rob Walker and co-founder of the game development company Area/Code, Kevin Slavin.

Tom Vanderbilt
Interface Time
08.15.11

Review of "Talk to Me" at Museum of Modern Art

Jean W. Rosenthal
Project Masiluleke: Texting and Testing to Fight HIV/AIDS in South Africa
07.20.11

Summary of Project Masiluleke case study describing design process for fighting HIV/AIDS in South Africa.

Jane Margolies
My Block NYC
07.18.11

My Block NYC, a new video-mapping website, invites residents, tourists and videographers to upload clips they’ve taken on the streets of New York.

Phil Patton
Boosting the Urban IQ
07.07.11

Summary of National Building Museum's "Intelligent Cities" symposium

Josh Wallaert
Google Maps, Give Us Our River Names
03.22.11

No map in history has made us feel more powerful or more present. But there's a little thing missing: the Mississippi River.

Jonathan Schultz
Give a Minute
01.31.11

Report on Local Projects' Give a Minute initiative to improve urban life.

Kaomi Goetz
Austin Center for Design
04.27.10

Interactive designer Jon Kolko launches a school to help designers build economically viable careers working for social betterment.

Karrie Jacobs
A President and His Dog, Part 2
01.07.10

Karrie Jacobs analyzes the Obama administration's website.

Jonathan Schultz
EyeWriter
12.08.09

Report on the EyeWriter software system, which allows a graffiti artist suffering from ALS to continue working merely by moving his eyes.

Inkahoots
Australians All Let Us Text
09.09.09

"New Anthems" art project by Inkahoots for Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts in Brisbane, Australia.

Allison Arieff
Emergence
08.25.09

Emergence, a new massively multiplayer online game (MMOG) fosters diplomatic skills.

Julia Galef
Question Box
08.07.09

The Question Box project puts the developing-world poor just a phone call away from an internet search.



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