The five best design links, every weekday


Teenage Engineering designed a museum exhibit

A photoessay of my visit to SFMOMA’s Art of Noise exhibit.

A Visit to the Eames Institute

I saw a rare glimpse into the creative legacy of legendary designers Ray and Charles Eames at Eames Institute of Infinite Curiosity.

Inside table of contents

The design and development process behind the table of contents component used on

40 years of the Mac at the Computer History Museum

My review of the Computer History Museum’s event and pop-up exhibit celebrating 40 years of the Macintosh.

Why we crave healthier computing

How throughout history, increasing computing capability has lead to increasing burden on users.

Inside · Camera Illustrations

A behind-the-scenes look into the camera illustrations I use at the end of my photoessays.

Design Ah! (デザインあ) · learning the fun of design

A gem of an educational show from Japan about design.

The secret formula for Apple’s rounded corners

Discovering the hidden formula that determines the roundness of each Apple product.

Mirage at Apple Park

A short photoessay about my visit to a new permanent art installation at Apple Park.

Make Something Wonderful

A review of the physical and digital editions of Make Something Wonderful, a book dedicated to the words of Steve Jobs.

Three books about Muji

Three books that have helped me better understand MUJI, one of very few brands that has had a lasting impact on my life.

Shift Happens Preview

Here’s a little preview of Marcin Wichary’s long-awaited book, Shift Happens.

Fort Worth’s world-renowned art and architecture

Fort Worth, Texas is an underrated arts and architecture destination.

How the Xbox got its good looks

This is the story of how the Xbox became a design icon worthy of museum collections.

Three Books About Leica

These three books have helped me understand in words what was previously just a feeling — why I love Leica cameras.

The Spanish designer in Dieter Rams's shadow

We always hear about Dieter Rams, but there were many others involved in Braun’s iconic designs.

Leica T · Eight years later

Eight years later, the Leica T is still a fantastic camera and good value at that.

Introducing 2.0

I’m happy to announce the most significant set of improvements to this website since I started it in 2016.

Mode Designs SixtyFive · a celebration of materials

Mode Design’s SixtyFive is one of the best mechanical keyboards I’ve ever used. These are my thoughts after having it in the studio for a few months.

My transformative first trip to Japan · Part 4

The final part of my first journey to Japan and how it changed my life.