Mind the Future

Contemporary trends delineated in a comical, design-forward compendium

If you’ve ever wondered about how machines become emotional, if you’re curious about the rise of monocultures or if you were unaware that mounting transparency beckons the end of secrecy, Mind the Future is your guide to the 60 most important long-term societal trends. Essentially a collection of color-coded notecards, the information takes you through scenarios from environmental plights to political conundrums with a bit …

Infra

Deadstock film recaptures a decades-old conflict in a new exhibition

As pro-am DSLRs and post production software make photography increasingly accessible, photographer Richard Mosse seems set on making his life more difficult. Armed with dead-stock Kodak infrared film—originally developed to detect camouflage for military aerial surveillance—Mosse ventured into the heart of the Congo to take some pictures. The forty-year-old technology was a cumbersome addition to his rural exploration, with Mosse playing the role of a …

It’s Just a Plant

A children's story on lessons learned from Mary Jane

Ricardo Cortés has a gift for charming us with the uncomfortable. Recent praise for his illustrations in the bedtime gem “Go the Fuck to Sleep” created quite the stir this past summer, and the author has now released the third edition of “It’s Just a Plant,” previously unavailable in hardcover and running upwards of $100 for sold-out past editions. The book tells the story of …