The web isn't neutral after all, and the lives we live online are as real as any other. It's up to us to build a web that takes a stance on how we should treat each other.
For a surly twelve-year-old on a trip to Manitoba with grandparents, temporary discomfort precedes the remarkable.
Peering beyond the edge of language, we discover experiences that are distinctly real and yet unnamed. There is much to be learned from a give-and-take with the material world.
From a suburban American bathroom to a Japanese metalwork studio, a youthful penchant for rule-breaking gives way to curiosity about controlled experimentation.
Taking a cue from Transcendentalism, we can write—and rewrite—our own history through the decisions we make about language in our products.
After leaving behind an academic career, some habits, perspectives, and influences continue to shape work and life.
Our identities and relationships online are made to fit into oversimplified frameworks. It’s time we lean on technology to relieve some of the social burdens it's created for us.
An unlikely call center agent works his way up the ranks—much to the bewilderment of friends and family—and uncovers a tension between control and community.
Innovation and preservation are inherently in tension. But if we can innovate on the way we preserve, we’ll make our work accessible to future generations.
Childhood memories of the Chihuahuan Desert give way to an imagined desert: the haunting landscape of the archived, abandoned web.
Kate Kiefer Lee
Gaining perspective from the world beyond web design, we’re reminded that work is not an end in itself. Instead we can each define for ourselves the place of work in our lives.
Sensory triggers lead down a rabbit-hole of nostalgia, connecting memories of a beloved grandmother with the present.