Civilization Exists, Even Now

Richard Turley, former design director of the Guardian in London, creative director of Bloomberg Businessweek in 2010, MTV's first senior vice-president of visual storytelling, and most recently Weiden & Kennedy's executive creative director of content and editorial design, is also the co-founder of Civilization.

Simplicity Destroys

Here’s a fascinating article from Discover Magazine circa 1987 which essentially posits that the idea of human progress due to civilization is nonsense. That’s shocking enough in and of itself, but current world events support some of what he’s saying. The author cites several facts based around agriculture showing that from the pre-agricultural period...