The Cassette Comeback: Bringing Music to Prisoners

The music industry has evolved from vinyl to CDs, to MP3s, to subscription streaming services like Spotify. Despite the many technological innovations brought by digital music, many people still value tangible music systems. In music stores around the country, it’s not uncommon to see young adults shopping around…

Hidden Design Strategies

Unpleasant design strategies are intended to establish control by creating physical and social boundaries. These designs typically target people who spend a large amount of time in public spaces, such as teenagers and homeless individuals. The intent is to discourage undesirable behaviors in public spaces such as loitering, robberies, drug…