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Reading in the Bathroom

Reading in the Bathroom | The Politics of Design

When I decided to redesign my website to include a blog, it was to get a few things off my chest. One of them was that, yes, diversity can happen without selling the audience short on character, quality, and design. The other was to write...

Reading in the Bathroom | Aperture #223, Vision and Justice

Aperture, a "not-for-profit foundation, connects the photo community and its audiences with the most inspiring work, the sharpest ideas, and with each other -- in print, in person, and online." For the first time in it's history, the quarterly exclusively focused on black visual narratives....

Reading in the Bathroom | Orange Oratory by Amanda Keeley

Transformer, the artist's space which has the unfortunate distinction of being frequently overlooked in favor of the Whole Foods (including by yours truly), hosted the opening reception EXILE Books, an "experimental, hybrid installation/book-store/reading room/critical arts discourse lab." To celebrate, the reception handed out free posters that were printed...

Reading in the Bathroom | Design*Sponge at Home

The thing about books based on websites is that there will always be a portion of the audience that has never heard of them. The internet is vast, and what you think is cool on your end of the internet may be completely new to...

Reading in the Bathroom | Miles Davis | The Collected Artwork

I received this book as a thank-you gift for donating to "Miles Ahead," an independent movie depicting a moment in the artist's life. At the time of my donation, the script treatment described the depiction of his life right before the development and production of...

Reading in the Bathroom | How Music Works

Many know David Byrne from his work with Talking Heads, Brian Eno, and most recently, St. Vincent. But to me, Byrne will forever be associated with Jonathan Demme's seminal rock film, Stop Making Sense. Video: "Slippery People" from Stop Making Sense At a very early age, my parents...