Hey, I'm Mark.

I'm a digital product designer at Opbeat.

I love computers, but I'd like to get them out of the way. That's probably the closest thing to a theme around here.

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"Constraints can be welfare-improving"

"Apple actually has a long tradition of making garbage watches..."

"How the Mad Men lost the plot", or the best op-ed on ads ever written

Mastering Sketch 3

Refugee camps are the cities of tomorrow

Customer-driven > Data-driven

Pieter Bruegel

This weekend's new, old albums

Amazon Storywriter

Tech as peasants

Pusha T - "Untouchable"

"The Nine States of Design"

"Folklore Design"

Noel Gallagher is still hilarious

How "The World's 50 Best Restaurants" is selected

Noma's film about their move in December 2016

"It's an epic without a dream"

Skærtoft Mølle packaging design, by Studiomega

Hot Chip - Dancing In The Dark

Joy Division - Live appearances, 1979-1980

"We are a real campaign. For real."

Light L16

Dustin Curtis: "Fixing Twitter"


808 & Heartburn

Everything should revolve around the customer

Guilty Simpson - The D

Paying for content

Automate the routine, personalize the exception

Copenhagen Halfmarathon

When flying looked cool

Tame Impala - Let It Happen (Soulwax Remix)

Kipsang Number

The Verve - History

Four labels, one button

September, chasing The Cloud away

"Robertsdale", an album by Prof. Cook


Mission Chinese Food at Noma

Knotty Objects: Phone

"How are you, Liam?"

Father John Misty covering Arcade Fire

Jamie XX - Loud Places (Live at Glastonbury 2015)

True Detective main titles

The lure of the two-hour marathon

Cory Doctorow on leaving London

S-Works Venge

Product design lessons from Imgur

Matt Webb on conversational UIs

"Easier selection"

Danish marksmen from the first Olympic Games

Today in history

The Program trailer

Pre-school kids watching bees

Designers need to learn about code

Iterating Grace

Apple profits and the US music business

Koichi Sato

The Martian Trailer

Jamie XX

Keynote Motion Graphics

Project Soli

Uninvited Guests

"Message Experience Design"

L'Oreal grows about a cowhide's worth of human skin per year

Elon on Kanye. And Kanye on Kanye, of course.

Simple food rules

Peter Wegner

Karl Lagerfeld interviewed in The New York Times

Louis C.K. interviewed by The Hollywood Reporter about New York

The inside story of HBO Now

Kanye rapping with his mom

Allan Yu, interviewed on Sweat The Product

The Treehouse


Hilarious Action Bronson interview on ESPN

Richard Turley interviewed by It’s Nice That

Sylvia Whitman interviewed by COS’ magazine

Mary Cain, running prodigy

The circular smartphone

Ressence Type 3 wristwatch

A modular kitchen

Wired on Disney’s magical wristband

Being 30 on molly

Citymapper on Apple Watch

Exist strategy

Baume & Mercier watch, 1940s

Google Chromebit

Rukmini Callimachi on the Longform podcast