Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand | Audio


Michael finally ditches his flip phone—the same model, he says, used by Adele in the video for "Hello"—and gets an iPhone 6.

Jessica considers whether the new Pirelli calendar represents progress.
What I was really hoping for is for Pirelli doing a calendar shot by Annie Leibovitz with beautiful images of men.
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    Comments [2]

    You have a real ability for writing unique content. I like how you think and the way you represent your views in this article. I agree with your way of thinking. Thank you for sharing.
    Taposy Rabeya

    It's been a few months since Michael got an iPhone. Can we get an update on how this has affected his life? Is it a distraction? A godsend? I'm curious about this.
    Kristen Smith

    Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand Jessica Helfand, a founding editor of Design Observer, is an award-winning graphic designer and writer. A former contributing editor and columnist for Print, Eye and Communications Arts magazine, she is a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale and a recent laureate of the Art Director’s Hall of Fame. Jessica received both her BA and MFA from Yale University where she has taught since 1994. In 2013, she won the AIGA medal.

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