Author Archives: Adam Fisher

The New Game in Town

At the stroke of noon on a beautiful autumn Saturday, Sven Travis, the founder and chair of the Communications Design and Technology department at Parsons The New School for Design, stands up in the middle of a sea of pizza boxes, computer cable, and cases of Coke to address 150 scruffy design students. Travis...

Local Projects

When Jake Barton, the 34-year-old principal of the interactive design firm Local Projects, thinks about what an exhibition can do, he often considers the District Six Museum in Cape Town, South Africa. The museum documents the forced removal of more than 60,000 residents from a mixed-race neighborhood declared a whites-only zone in 1966, and...