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Photo by Estefania Solveyra on Unsplash

The Impermanence of Our Work

The little calendar reminder sent a jolt through my heart. My wife’s birthday was sneaking up on me again this year. It’s usually one of those times of the year when I bang my head against the wall of my cave, trying to find the right gift.

This year, I caught a break. I knew she wanted a set of wireless earbuds. She travels a lot and was still using a set of wired earbuds…



Design Koans is a weekly publication of short articles designed to provoke deeper thought on design issues and perhaps even wake you up.

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