As a working writer, I've authored artists' monographs, ebooks, guidebooks, and a collection of short stories. I've also contributed essays and introductions for others' books, and had my work anthologized in various design volumes and pop culture publications.

recent books

  • I wrote the long essay that anchors Fingerprint No. 2, Chen Design's beautiful design book.  more
  • With the artist, I co-authored Shag: The Art of Josh Agle for Chronicle Books. Swanky!  more
  • I wrote an essay for Michael Dooley's great book, The Education of a Comics Artist.  more
  • A short story of mine appeared in Frances Neer's anthology, Fresh California Oranges.  more
  • I co-wrote and -produced On Tender Hooks, Isabel Samaras's first monograph.  more  buy ltd ed
  • Postcards! (Goes great with the volume above!)  more
  • For his anthology Design Disasters, Steven Heller reprinted my essay "Spinout."  more
  • My essay "Paper as Progress" was anthologized in Green Design (Mark Batty Publisher).  more