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Dec 15, 2012

How to Build a Park* (and other stories)

Christopher Simmons

About this video


How can we learn by doing nothing at all? How does modernist poetry relate to late-night infomercials? What’s the most important thing about a chair? And what’s up with the DMV? These are among the many questions that will not be answered in this investigation of the literary value of colouring books and the importance of bad photography.


Christopher Simmons

Christopher is a designer, writer, educator and design advocate. He is the author of four books; the most recent, Just Design, focuses on designing for social issues and critical causes. In addition to his own blog, Teaching Design, he writes for a variety of publications and organizations including AIGA, HOW and He is an advisor to Project M and an adjunct professor of design at the California College of the Arts.