idea of living in the middle of the desert in a prefab
1,200-square-foot home, stretching ourselves financially and driving
three hours a day, wasn't appealing anymore," Mr. Cannon, 34, said.
teresting article in the NYT
about a social trend of moving away from California, specifically San
Francisco and LA. Apparently, the high cost of living eventually
outweighs culture, good food, and sunshine. I'm doubtful of this effect
on designers as we would probably be one of the last demographics to
leave a major metropolitan center, unless of course it was to go
another major metropolitan center.
sidenote: The Times infographics for this article are as gorgeous as always.
Don Lehman is a Chicago-based industrial designer and the founder of More/Real, a startup focused on making technology feel invisible. More/Realâ€™s first product, Stylus Caps, turns common pens and markers into touchscreen styluses.
Don has been honored by the IDSA, featured in the CES Innovation Showcase, and his design for the Contigo Autoseal Travel Mug was named by Bloomberg Businessweek as one of the 50 Coolest Designs of the 21st Century. He has contributed to Core since 2001, first with his column, "The Student Life", documenting his design school years at RIT, and since then posting news and columns.