Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

The It Factor

Saturday, January 20th, 2007

What makes something the real thing? It’s more than functionality, popularity, or beauty. The author Owen Edwards wrote¬†a book in 1983 that gave this phenomenon a name: Quintessence.

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Degrees of Separation

Tuesday, January 16th, 2007

Degrees of Separation is a postcard book about post-Katrina responses by designers and artists. Many of those who took part in the project were displaced by the hurricane. The book will be released on March 1.

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