Excerpts and links to what we find compelling enough to include in this archive


On process through the lens of a fired sports exec
To the equity partners of Philadelphia 76ers, L.P., Sam Hinkie – 2016

On the purest form of human creativity, and the difference between seeing and knowing
The Unknown Craftsman - A Japanese Insight into Beauty, Soetsu Yanagi – 1972

An iconic director on the responsibility of the individual, and state of the world
Sculpting in Time, Andrey Tarkovsky – 1987

A terrific writer's comments on writing in a letter to his son
Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates – 2015

On Amazon and Antitrust in context of Antitrust history
Amazon’s Antitrust Paradox, Lina M. Khan – 2019

On the study of energy and breath
Yoga & Psychotherapy - The Evolution of Consciousness – 2014

A detailed history of black people and golf in the US
The Miami Times and the Fight for Equality: Chapter 6 – 2018

A literary mix of four books
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Yuval Noah Harari // LOVINGKINDNESS, Sharon Salzberg // The Autobiography of Malcom X, Alex Haley // Damn Good Advice (for people with talent!), George Lois

On beauty, coherence and integrity in art and architecture
Renzo Piano: The Art of Making Buildings – 2018

Art as architecture, Japanese artist tasked to design a team room ends up designing an entire apartment
NY Times Style Magazine - 2019

An essay about the meaning of architectural drawings,
Harvard Design Magazine - 1998

A [favorite of Frank Lloyd Wright] book about the relationship between structure and decoration throughout history,
Grammar of Ornament - 1852

The issues with minimalism and designing with vernacular,
Decolinising Design - 2012

Defining the role of objects in shrinking time and space,
The Thing - 1950

Japanese approach takes over US Motorcycle market,
The "Honda Effect" Revisited - 1996