Penguin Junior Designer, Chris Bentham, describes the design process behind Live This Book, by Tom Chatfield. Live This Book combines design and practical exercises to inspire you to reflect on, and interact with, the world around you.

Airline pilot and author of Skyfaring: A Journey With a Pilot, Mark Vanhoenacker writes about the soundtrack to his flying in this exclusive essay.


Newspaper comments sections are filled with tidings of doom about how technology is hindering our minds; shortening our attention spans and depersonalising our relationships. James Wallman doesn’t agree. Exclusively for Think Smarter, the technology journalist and author of Stuffocation, shares his thoughts on our future relationship with our gadgets.