Libraries of the Digital Age

With the mid-Manhattan branch of the New York Public Library about to undergo renovations, the location will seek “a mix of informal and formal seating, flexible spaces, more outlets and internet capacity, and natural light,” according to Architectural Digest. But there’s more than these amenities at play, as the publication also notes that “smart design is keeping demand for the printed word alive.” In fact, …

The Snow Fox Digital Storybook App

An interactive children's book customized to each individual reader

Beyond the value on instilling a love of reading in children, bedtime stories also act as fondly remembered bonding moments. And while the world of the children’s books continues to be populated by vivid and heartwarming stories, there’s something very special about The Snow Fox—a book in app form. Developed by digital innovation agency AKQA, the story follows the reader. Listening as the reader speaks, …