Index of Essays


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 experim

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

Email is Dead. Long Live Email

Why are we still stuck with email?

Difficulty & Conquering the Big Wave

How an eigth grader came to surf one of the biggest waves in Oahu, and how we can too

Daibō's Legacy

The Japanese master who changed coffee forever

Love Note to a Pamphlet

A small shop in Tokyo, a small printed essay

Surfaces, Experiences

It all begins with a flick of the thumb. Simple gesture, casual almost. Shapes appear, colours shift. A dachshund sitting in a pool donut ap

In Service of Style

Bukowski had style. How can we have more style?

On Writing, Craft, Monkeys and Bananas

Speaking is easy. Why is writing hard?

Chrome Yellow

Pilgrimage to an Atlanta coffee shop

These Damn Loud Flowers

Sitcom characters and tableaus in East Vancouver

Ants and Emperors

An ode to cities and countries

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