Chip Kidd talks about his journey as a book cover designer for the publisher, Alfred A. Knopf, in this TED talk. It reminds us that sometimes the tactile, visual, and interruptive reinforcement given by a physical page share more of the story. Although all-things-digital provide us with instant abundance, it has yet to replace the weight of real.
Do you think digital inevitably will force us to place more value on the few real things we will continue to buy? Will there be enough market for these collector pieces to sustain the providers?