Hello, here is an announcement:
Clifton Burt and I are working together again on a kind of design-y write-y thing for Design Week Portland, and it’s called Share Document. We invited five smart people to contribute writings on the ever-confusing topic of “design.” These writings will be gathered in a limited-editon book published by Ampersand, and the writers will read excerpts from their pieces at an event at Ampersand during Design Week.
For me, this is an effort to expand the dialogue about design beyond designers; too often we’re talking to ourselves, you know? So while the cast of writers for this project have one foot in the design world (we’ve invited a curator, an artist, a writer, a publisher, and a self-described “maker of things”), I’m hoping that whatever place they’ve put their other foot will influence their input and facilitate a more varied look at what design can mean and do.
Okay, find details here, if you’d like.