Daniel Eden, Designer


The media cover for “An Individual Note of Music, Sound, and Electronics” by Daphne Oram

An Individual Note of Music, Sound, and Electronics

Daphne Oram

The media cover for “The Body Keeps the Score” by Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.

The Body Keeps the Score

Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.

The media cover for “Bullshit Jobs” by David Graeber

Bullshit Jobs

David Graeber

The feeling that work is a moral value in itself, and that anyone not willing to submit themselves to some kind of intense work discipline for most of their waking hours deserves nothing, is extraordinarily convenient for [the ruling class]

The media cover for “CAPS LOCK” by Ruben Pater


Ruben Pater

How can you practice design outside of capitalism, when capitalism itself will do everything to try and appropriate anti-capitalist ideas or practices for its benefit?

The media cover for “The Code Book” by Simon Singh

The Code Book

Simon Singh

The media cover for “Debt: The First 5,000 Years” by David Graeber

Debt: The First 5,000 Years

David Graeber

“IMF Warns Second Bailout Would ‘Threaten Democracy,’ ” reads one headline. (Of course by “democracy” they mean “capitalism.”)

The media cover for “Designing Design” by Kenya Hara

Designing Design

Kenya Hara

The media cover for “The End of Everything” by Katie Mack

The End of Everything

Katie Mack

The media cover for “The End of Policing” by Alex S. Vitale

The End of Policing

Alex S. Vitale

A kinder, gentler, and more diverse war on the poor is still a war on the poor.

The media cover for “Good Services” by Lou Downe

Good Services

Lou Downe

The media cover for “The Making of Prince of Persia” by Jordan Mechner

The Making of Prince of Persia

Jordan Mechner

The media cover for “My Favorite Murder” by Karen Kilgariff, Georgia Hardstark

My Favorite Murder

Karen Kilgariff, Georgia Hardstark

The media cover for “Nice Try!” by Avery Trufelman/Curbed

Nice Try!

Avery Trufelman/Curbed

The media cover for “Nice White Parents” by Chana Joffe-Walt/New York Times

Nice White Parents

Chana Joffe-Walt/New York Times

The media cover for “Object-Oriented Ontology” by Graham Harman

Object-Oriented Ontology

Graham Harman

The media cover for “The Order of Time” by Carlo Rovelli

The Order of Time

Carlo Rovelli

The media cover for “The Politics of Design” by Ruben Pater

The Politics of Design

Ruben Pater

The media cover for “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind” by Yuval Noah Harari

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

Some religions, such as Christianity and Nazism, have killed millions out of burning hatred. Capitalism has killed millions out of cold indifference coupled with greed.

The media cover for “Seeing Like a State” by James C. Scott

Seeing Like a State

James C. Scott

The media cover for “A Short History of Nearly Everything” by Bill Bryson

A Short History of Nearly Everything

Bill Bryson

…for 3.8 billion years, a period of time older than the Earth’s mountains and rivers and oceans, every one of your forebears on both sides has been attractive enough to find a mate, healthy enough to reproduce, and sufficiently blessed by fate and circumstances to live long enough to do so.

The media cover for “The Signal and The Noise” by Nate Silver

The Signal and The Noise

Nate Silver

One economist sees a $100 bill sitting on the street and reaches to grab it. “Don’t bother,” the other economist says. “If it were a real $100 bill, someone would already have picked it up.”

The media cover for “The Sixth Extinction” by Elizabeth Kolbert

The Sixth Extinction

Elizabeth Kolbert

The media cover for “Subprime Attention Crisis” by Tim Hwang

Subprime Attention Crisis

Tim Hwang

The media cover for “W.E.B. Du Bois’s Data Portraits: Visualizing Black America” by Whitney Battle-Baptiste (Editor), Britt Rusert (Editor)

W.E.B. Du Bois’s Data Portraits: Visualizing Black America

Whitney Battle-Baptiste (Editor), Britt Rusert (Editor)

The media cover for “What Can a Body Do?” by Sara Hendren

What Can a Body Do?

Sara Hendren

The media cover for “What Tech Calls Thinking” by Adrian Daub

What Tech Calls Thinking

Adrian Daub

The aestheticization of labor is perhaps the central distinguishing feature of the tech job.

The media cover for “What White People Can Do Next” by Emma Dabiri

What White People Can Do Next

Emma Dabiri

The media cover for “Why We Sleep” by Matthew Walker

Why We Sleep

Matthew Walker

The media cover for “Word By Word” by Kory Stamper

Word By Word

Kory Stamper

The media cover for “You’re Wrong About” by Michael Hobbs, Sarah Marshall

You’re Wrong About

Michael Hobbs, Sarah Marshall

The media cover for “Your Brain Is a Time Machine” by Dean Buonomano

Your Brain Is a Time Machine

Dean Buonomano

Whether of color, sound, or the passage of time, our conscious experiences are in essence illusions, convenient running narratives of what the unconscious brain determines are the most relevant events happening in the extracranial world.