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Apple’s products are getting harder to use because they ignore principles of design.

Posted by Jnd.org |10 Aug 15 |

I was once proud to be at Apple, proud of Apple’s reputation of advancing ease of use and understanding. Alas, these attributes are fast disappearing from their products in favor of pretty looks, or as designers call it “styling.” A jour…

A Product Is More than a Product — Consider the Chair

Posted by Jnd.org |25 Jul 15 |

Imagine how the 21st century chair might perk up when guests arrive, autonomously transforming itself as needed. It can become a stepstool when someone needs to stand on it, or a bed, perhaps formed by enlisting other chairs so that they…

A Product Is More than a Product — Consider the Chair

Posted by Jnd.org |25 Jul 15 |

Imagine how the 21st century chair might perk up when guests arrive, autonomously transforming itself as needed. It can become a stepstool when someone needs to stand on it, or a bed, perhaps formed by enlisting other chairs so that they…

Complessità vs confusione (Domus Academy Interview)

Posted by Jnd.org |02 Jul 15 |

I recently took part in the 10th Anniversary celebration of Maria Grazia Mattei’s “Meet the Media Guru” program based in Milan, Italy (I was her guest in 2010).  As part of the celebration, I presented a talk in Milan and was interv…

Fast Company article about the evils of email

Posted by Jnd.org |20 Jun 15 |

John Pavlus, a writer and filmmaker focusing on science, tech, and design topics, interviewed me for an article he was writing for Fast Company. It is now published with the endearing title “How Email Became The Most Reviled Communicatio…

Fast Company article about the evils of email

Posted by Jnd.org |20 Jun 15 |

John Pavlus, a writer and filmmaker focusing on science, tech, and design topics, interviewed me for an article he was writing for Fast Company. It is now published with the endearing title “How Email Became The Most Reviled Communicatio…