About the Avery Transmissions

About the Avery Transmissions

Stepping back and breaking the fourth wall, I wanted to share some thoughts on the Avery transmissions which I’ve been dropping in my podcast amongst the more “regular” interview episodes. You can listen to the Avery-specific episodes here: These started as design fiction-adjacent musings on what street furniture might look like in the near future…

016 Farevalue: Successful Failure

016 Farevalue: Successful Failure

Adam Greenfield discusses Project Farevalue which aimed to solve an everyday problem transit riders face: confirm stored value on your transit card. The team produced a working prototype, but with a hazy patent landscape Greenfield decided to abandon Farevalue and his practice, to focus on showing what he believes the future should look like through teaching and writing.