literacy

Design Braille Literacy Tool Helps The Visually Impaired Learn Independently

The Read Read exposes students to braille with a tactile board and audio pronunciation so they can learn on their own

Work Bite-Sized Books for the Supermarket Checkout Line

Mini-reads delivered through WhatsApp take five minutes to consume

Advertising From Literacy Tools to Office Welcome Mats, Brand Essences Begin With the Right Question

SVA alum and Co-Founder of Quill, Thomas Calabrese, on understanding branding through a blend of meaning, reverence and individuation

Home House of Writing Is Floating Studio Dedicated to Improved Literacy

This futuristic looking writing residency provides solitude and promotes creativity

Innovation Cell Phone Libraries Offer Books To Every Ugandan Home And School

Phone provider MTN Group gave access to a vast selection of literature to anyone with a mobile device.

Innovation Book Vending Machine Tackles Childhood Literacy

City in California encourages reading using interactive device kids power with their library cards.

Retail McDonald’s Replaces Happy Meal Toys With Books

U.K. restaurants will start putting children’s reading material into their signature kids menu to promote literacy and healthy minds.

Work How An Online Story-Sharing Site Is Helping A New Generation Of Writers [Headlines]

Wattpad lets anyone post their story, poem, or other work for review for free; over 5 million stories have already been posted.

Technology Enhanced E-Books May Stunt Literacy In Children [Headlines]

Research shows that interactive digital literature may prove harmful to a child's literary education.

Luxury How A Tutoring Center Turned Retail Is Transforming Education [Need To Know]

826 National is a unique education chain based on a model of innovation and imagination, and encourages students to 'be as weird as they want to be.'

Luxury Can Kafka Subway Billboards Boost Literacy in Mexico? [Headlines]

One of Mexico City's largest book retailers has partnered with the transportation authority to place excerpts from a Kafka story in 13 of the city's subway stations.

Advertising Ed Cotton: Coding The Corporate Language Of The Near Future

Ed Cotton asks us to consider learning coding as a new language. As our lives become more invested in the internet and computers, there is no doubt that knowing coding will provide us with more opportunities in the job market.

Advertising Monocolumn: Quality Of Life Series – Turning A Page In Faulkner Country

In the latest Monocle column we learn how thriving independent bookstores in the Mississippi area, belie some of the lowest literacy rates in the United States.

Design Kalimat: A Magazine To Advance Design And Linguistic Literacy

PSFK interviews the Toronto-based founder of Kalimat Magazine, Danah Abdulla.