We think design matters.

And something we’ve always known, but find ourselves continually rediscovering, is just how valuable good design is.

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Design thinking

Good design is powerful whether it’s letterhead, a logo, a custom made thank-you card for clients, or the very services you offer. Design is central to the success of every organization, every business, every strategy, and every mandate. The experience that people have of your organization is everything. And folding design into the centre of the way you conceptualize and operate your business [or organization] allows you to manage this experience.

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Dispatches

Archiving against erasure

There are many decisions to be made when building an archive. These decisions have often been made by individuals in…

Disrupting the myth of the archive

An archive becomes such because individuals decide that certain pieces of knowledge and data should be collected and retained following…

Drucker and humanistic design

At the University of California, LA, Johanna Drucker works as a professor of Bibliographical Studies. She is also the author…

Historiated initials and the medieval selfie

Thoughtful, systematic page design is nothing new. Humans are meaning-making machines with an impulse to organize. Today we code paragraph…