Allen Tan

Allen Tan
Designer, New York Times

Allen Tan is an interactive designer at the New York Times, the assistant editor of Contents Magazine, and the editorial coordinator of Codex. He lives in Brooklyn and on the internet as @tealtan.


Location: Astor Ballroom Level:
Moderated by:
Max Fenton (
Mandy Brown (A Book Apart), Paul Ford (Activate), Allen Tan (New York Times)
With our canons on our phones, our highlights in the clouds, libraries that deliver to local branches, and every treasure just one-click and two-day shipping away— how are we making the most of these luxuries? What are the best features of books—on screen and on paper—and why does this moment feel so exciting as readers? Read more.


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