Books in the age of the iPad ...

CRAIG MOD:

"From 2003-2009 I spent six years trying to make beautiful printed books. Six years. Focused on printed books. In the 00s.

"And I loved it. I loved the process. The finality of the end product. I loved the sexy-as-hell tactility of those little ink and paper bricks. But I can tell you this: the excitement I feel about the iPad as a content creator, designer and publisher — and the potential it brings — must be acknowledged. Acknowledged bluntly and with perspective.

"With the iPad we finally have a platform for consuming rich-content in digital form."

Read the entire essay here. It's great.