Links for Week 2, 2018

A collection of Soviet Control Rooms
Some photos of beautiful, mid-century control rooms of power stations, control towers, and the like.

Inside One of America’s Last Pencil Factory
A fascinating look into the art of making pencils.

Dysfunctional Products Come from Dysfunctional Organizations
I’ve seen this situation play out time and time again. And here’s a little tip—do yourself a favor and read everything by Jon Kolko.

Workplace Hygiene in Sketch
Good rules for design teams to operate by.

How to Resolve Conflicts with a Remote Coworker
Great advice if you work with people, remote or not.