Book designer Craig Mod recently published this (visually stunning) post on his personal blog explaining why he gladly bids good riddance to the printed word. This point of view comes as a bit of a surprise from someone who has devoted the past six years to “trying to make beautiful printed books.” You’d think that a book designer of all people would be waxing philosophical about the value in preserving his craft. Not so.
Mod, to his credit, sees incredible potential in the iPad, and argues that this new beautiful container will actually make written works less disposable. Read the entire post here or the New York Time’s take on his post, here.