The Casual Optimist

Books, Design and Culture

May 7, 2014
by Dan
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Nicholson Baker: “Wrapping Sentences Around Things”

This made a couple of people in my Twitter feed very, very happy today — author Nicholson Baker talking about writing, design and the influence of his parents, who both studied at Parsons School of Design in New York, at Lingua Franca: The … Continue reading

November 23, 2011
by Dan
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Midweek Miscellany

Design Auteur — Steven Heller on Erik Nitsche for Print Magazine: For some, book publishing was akin to the Internet of the sixties and seventies, a means of communicating information to large numbers in large volumes. In this milieu Nitsche … Continue reading

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