The Desk

— Sasha is designing things.

He is climbing mountains and writing essays

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An Invitation, a Secret Society

I’d like to invite you to join me in newsletter-dom. This will not be your average newsletter. It will be about creative process and exper

Finding Fuji

Falling into and out of love with the Fujifilm X-T1

How to Care in a Buttonless World

Mechanical controls, fake loops and digital ambiguity in the era of touch screens

The Humble Micro-interaction

When we talk of software, we fetishize big ideas. but what of the humble micro-interaction?

The Superman

Extreme sports and the tyranny of comfort
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Night Letters

Hunting for Goldilocks

Email #007 of The Night Letters: An update on Saji and newsletterdom

Kobe Bryant’s Ring Finger and Perfect Piles of Pottery

Email #006 of The Night Letters: Brevity, Volume, and the Value of Imperfection

Mind the Gap

Email #005 of The Night Letters: Ironing at 17,847 Feet, Long-term Focus, and Stone Carving

The Asterisks of 2021

Email #004 of The Night Letters: Creative collimation, Asterisks, and Roger Maris

Ignoring Jack Nicholson

Email #003 of The Night Letters: Getting it done and dealing with those little voices
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