The On Being Project

John Cary
John Cary

An architect by training, John Cary is the author of Design for Good: A New Era of Architecture for Everyone. His writing on fatherhood, philanthropy, and design has appeared in The New York Times, on CNN.com, and in numerous other publications. Learn more at www.johncary.us.

Everyone Deserves Good Design

Good design creates space for beauty, dignity, and life to flourish — and we shouldn’t think of that as a luxury.

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Everyone Deserves Good Design

Becoming a Father Restored My Creativity

When the crush of a beige cubicle and endless meetings deaden creative impulses, a newborn baby girl prompts an explosion of creativity — and the celebratory, enthusiastic person the author’s dream job had taken away.

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Becoming a Father Restored My Creativity