A chair in a room
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A chair in a room

My first generation iPod, photographed 18 years later, in 2020. The piece below was written in early 2002.

I >heart< iPod

Why the iPod changes everything from now on

Ed. This piece was originally published at cityofsound.com on April 10, 2002. Note the perception of Apple at the time; incapable of building hardware with consistently quality control, or of managing supply properly. Those were traits soon fixed. At the time, however, the faulty earpiece was so irritatingly typical that it distracted me from seeing that those…

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Articles and sketches concerning the design of interactions, things and experiences. Title from Eliel Saarinen: ”Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context — a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan.”

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Dan Hill

Dan Hill

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Designer, urbanist, etc. Director of Melbourne School of Design. Previously, Swedish gov, Arup, UCL IIPP, Fabrica, Helsinki Design Lab, BBC etc