Black, Brown, Yellow, & Red Everywhere Else

Sometimes topics cross the private-public divide so strongly that entries in this blog will be categorized across both sides of the aisle. The truth is, our private and public lives do blend, a lot, and the better we understand this, the better we are able to develop healthy, meaningful, and transformative tools and mechanisms for […]

Public Life Skills is the X Factor When Government and People Come Together

Have you been to those government-run public meetings, you know the ones, where they roll out flip charts, markers, blank pages, sticker dots, and other assorted materials so that you can “provide your input?” Sure you do, this sort of meeting typically happens in charettes, where design considerations are often put to the public for their […]