Coachel-Leah Rocks!

Here’s another story in which my personal life and work life have come together in the most creative and fun ways possible. Last month, my sister’s daughter Leah sent me an email. A graduate of UC Berkeley’s Music Department, over … Read More

Synthesis

posted in: Business of Design, Projects | 8

In my last post, I spent a fair amount of time bemoaning the monetary trap of the software/OS/hardware upgrade spiral. But, enough grumbling. Because once I get past the annoyance of the software companies, I have to admit, I love … Read More

Forced Obsolescence

posted in: Business of Design | 4

I first encountered the term ‘planned obsolescence’ early in life when I was in school learning to be a car designer. The car companies discerned early on how to hasten sales for replacement vehicles. For people that always want the … Read More

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