IN/OUT: CV versus BIO

The buzzwords in design and marketing these days are “story” and “character.” What does that mean for young creatives making their way through the professional world? Many are raising the bar, combining their multimedia savvy with the trend toward story—and rendering what we once called a CV, obsolete. 99U (Jenn Godbout) posted a provocative gallery […]

DWELL visits Michael Graves

Dwell Magazine visited design icon Michael Graves in 2012 at his home in Princeton, New Jersey. Formerly a “disused warehouse,” the building seduced Graves immediately.

MATTER: MARIMEKKO

Alert! End-of-the-season sale at Marimekko

ADULT SUMMER CAMP

For those veterans of summer camp, June can be a little, well, melancholy. Gone are the days of bug spray, singing around a campfire, and daily self-betterment through everything from archery to the camp musical. [photo by Scott Sporleder] Fear not: Increasingly, schools and camps are offering opportunities for adults to relive (or perhaps experience […]

MATTER: Blocks

What is it about wooden blocks? They’re something the digital age will never supplant. [more & co, via wee textile] In the history of early childhood education, several of the founders of the study of children used blocks for first-hand experiences. Froebel and Montessori both used wooden blocks in their work with children. But the […]