I’m a writer, pop culture historian and award-winning graphic designer. In a 20-year career I’ve consistently been drawn to design and the way it impacts our culture. I’m obsessed with exploring and understanding the creative process, and I love telling the stories of unheralded creative people who work beyond the spotlight.
I’m an analog enthusiast, mid-century modern devotee, and an avowed maximalist. My best-selling design history book, Art of Atari, has sold more than 60,000 copies and has been published in English, French, German and Spanish. I live in Chicago with my wife and two kids, collecting Mold-A-Ramas, enjoying our Cubs season tickets and passionately advocating for the power of design.
I’m a proud member of the following professional organizations: