A web designed for reading
My thoughts on the new Readability.
Ways of reading
Things I’ve learned about the act of reading.
Three definitions of “reader”
How the name of a thing can guide you towards its use.
Some thoughts on the anthology
A suggestion that reading distractedly sometimes has its merits.
Let’s pretend, for a moment, that the reading experience on the web is dependent upon an advertising economy.
On publishing as the beginning, not the end; the third and final part in a series of articles that expand upon my essay in Issue No. 1 of Contents.
Why editors need to know HTML; part two in a series of articles that expand upon my essay in Issue No. 1 of Contents.
The first in a series of articles that expand upon my essay in Issue No. 1 of Contents.
On the occasion of the release of the fourth book from A Book Apart.
On the news
How we read is breaking ranks with how the news is made.
On building a publishing house, and loving great content.
The company of others
On the release of A Book Apart’s second title, CSS3 for Web Designers from the inimitable Dan Cederholm.
More on the new publishing, and how A Book Apart is older than it seems.
Announcing A Book Apart
A new publishing venture from the people who bring you A List Apart and An Event Apart.
By any other name
A meditation on how the name of a text prefigures its form.
Good design is long lasting
On Dieter Rams, and how long is long enough.
The form of the book
A call for book designers to migrate to the screen.
By design, a text makes a statement as to how it should be read—or if it should be read at all.
A response to Joe Clark’s article in Scroll Magazine on reading long on the web.