99% Invisible

139- Edge of Your Seat

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

“A Chair is a difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier.” — Mies van der Rohe. The chair presents an interesting design challenge, because it is an object that disappears when in use. The person replaces the chair.


On Being

Debbie Morris, Helen Prejean, and Elie Spitz — Reflections on the Death Penalty in America [remix]

Thursday, April 14, 2005

The American public supports the principle of capital punishment, but there is a growing consensus among Jewish and Christian thinkers — across traditional liberal/conservative lines — that it should be abolished in this country or suspended while the sys