Design will help save the world.
I believe that the world can be
You probably believe that, too.
We need to use create better

How I Can Help:

My permanent coordinates:
San Francisco, CA


<my first name> @ <my first name> .com

My current coordinates: Helsinki

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Tools for the Future:

These are the tools that will help us build better products and services, more successful organizations and relationships,  more satisfying experiences of all kinds, and a better world, overall. Some are entirely new, others are evolutions of existing ones. All point the way to a more successful future.…………………………………………………………………..

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• Sept 12-13: Geneva, Switzerland

 

 

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Recent Articles…

The beginning of nathan.com

While compiling a presentation of my old company, vivid's, work, a trip to the Way Back Machine at the Internet Archive yielded the old versions of my own site. Here was the first version, from 1996. From the beginning, I had a list of Nathans, though it wasn't yet...

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Design Quarterly 145: Hats

I designed this publication around Richard Saul Wurman's writings. It's got some of mine and Richard's favorite examples of his work (as well as others). It was one of my highlights from working with him at TheUnderstandingBusiness. 1989 It's only available from Ebay...

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SONY Tradecomm interface

In 1994, SONY hired vivid to design the interface for a stock trading system within General Magic's MagicCap OS for the SONY-branded device to use this system. It was a very limited interface (a small screen with only 4 levels of gray) but a fascinating device. The...

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