USD 9.95 — Released 15 October 2014
Even as our lives are changed by the continual development of devices and technology, I believe that there exist certain core elements that will always remain dear to us as humans. On the one hand, we seek the latest app or device to help “simplify” our daily routine; on the other, we continue to desire community, face-to-face contact, and to touch, taste, smell, hear, see. We crave physical experiences. In this issue, Retro, we take a look at a few timeless experiences: knitting, origami, coffee, beer. The sound of the blues, the deep tones of a cello, the feeling of riding a bike. These things are more than products: they are expressions of our physicality, a resounding call that reminds us that we are human, that we have a very real, very physical existence. We hope you sit down, unplug, and return to read in print about our neighbors. Return. Remember. Retro.