Media Design: New and Improved without the New

  title={Media Design: New and Improved without the New},
  author={Peter Lunenfeld},
  journal={New Media & Society},
First, a caveat. The term ‘new media design’ has the stink of the dot com bubble about it. New media designers were the web wizards and interface gurus zipping down no-collar, hierarchy-free corridors on Razor scooters, grabbing double tall mocha lattes on the way to inventing the new, new thing. New media designers wore black, had goofy Pez dispensers on their desks, and laughed at the clueless squares in suits who were their clients. They chattered away about XML databases, NASDAQ, peer-to… CONTINUE READING


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