Other Writing


Crosby, AStein, JALee, T & Scardifield, K, 2020, Repair Design: A UTS Design Studies Project, project report, University of Technology Sydney.



Stein JA & A. Crosby, 2021, Public Submission to the Right to Repair inquiry, Productivity Commission, February. (Quoted in the Productivity Commission’s draft report.)

Stein, JA, 2017, Public submission to NSW Parliament Inquiry into Museums and Galleries, submission no. 12, NSW Legislative Council Portfolio Committee No. 4 Inquiry into Museums and Galleries, Sydney.



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Stein, JA 2021, ‘A dying trade that is still in demand?’, TAFE Teacher Magazine, winter issue, pp. 20-21.

Stein, JA 2014, ‘The thinking man’s food processor: Domesticity, gender, and the Apple II’ in Interface: People, Machines, Design, Powerhouse / Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences (MAAS), Sydney, pp. 26–31.

Stein, JA 2014, ‘Who gives a … ? Contemporary design and an ethic of care’, in CUSP – Designing for the next decade, Object Australian Design Centre, Sydney.

Stein, JA 2011, ‘Eames Overload and the Mystification Machine: The IBM Pavilion at the 1964–65 New York World’s Fair’, Seizure, vol. 2, pp. 57–63.

Stein, JA 2011, ‘Conversations from the Wonder Chamber: Jesse Adams Stein in conversation with Matthew Connell’ in L Muller L & B Dean (eds), Awfully Wonderful: Science Fiction in Contemporary Art, Performance Space, Sydney, pp. 14–19.



Stein, JA, ‘In the post-Holden era, we can be a nation of clever designers‘, Sydney Morning Herald, 20 February 2020.

Stein, JA, ‘Does Australia need the “Right to Repair”?’ Ewaste Watch (republished from Repair Design), 30 September 2019.

Lee, T., JA Stein, A Crosby, C Cooper & K Scardifield, 2019, ‘Design and repair must work together to undo our legacy of waste,’ The Conversation, 12 July 2019.

Stein, JA, 2018, ‘Don’t be too quick to dismiss “dying trades”, those skills are still in demand’, The Conversation, 6 December.

Stein, JA, 2018, ‘Conversations in the Shadow of Australian Manufacturing’, History Lab, 4 December.

Rowden, E, and Stein, JA, 2018, ‘Reading List: Public Architecture’, Places Journal, March.

Stein, JA, Crosby, A, and Lockhart, C, 2017, ‘Out of hand: Expressing data, exposing nature and extending time’, ArchitectureAU, 19 April.

Stein, JA 2017, ‘Is 2017 the year to ditch the term “innovation”?’, The Conversation, 19 January. Republished as ‘Stop using innovation as a meaningless buzzword’, The Age, 20 January 2017.

Stein, JA 2014, ‘Kickboxing Face’, Seizure, vol. 6, January, pp. 47–53.

Stein, JA 2013, ‘Different Strokes’, Sydney Morning Herald (Spectrum), 4 May.

Stein, JA 2013, ‘Two Thumbs up for Sydney’s Ugliest Building’, Sydney Morning Herald, 1 March.

Stein, JA 2013, ‘Frank confessions from an oral history newcomer’, Voiceprint 49 (October), pp. 10-13.

Stein, JA 2012, ‘Links to the right paths take the city forwards’, Sydney Morning Herald, 17 Dec.

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Stein, JA 2011, ‘The Ultimo Dream’, in DIY Urbanism (exhibition catalogue), Right to the City, Sydney.

Stein, JA, 2008, ‘The (Abridged) Sordid History of Recycling in Chicago‘, F Newsmagazine (April 1).

(Contributor) 2008, Current: Contemporary Art from Australia & New Zealand, Dott Publishing (Art & Australia), Sydney.

Stein, JA 2007, ‘Mandatory What? Australia vs. America: Voting in the age of apathy and authoritarianism‘, F Newsmagazine (November 6).

Stein, JA 2007, ‘More Fair Dinkum Than Thou’, New Matilda, 8 October.

Stein, JA 2007, ‘Rob McHaffie’, Art & Australia, vol. 44, no. 4, p. 320.

Stein, JA 2006, ‘Giles Ryder’, Art & Australia, vol. 44, no. 3, p. 640.

Stein, JA 2006, ‘Louisa Dawson’, Art & Australia, vol. 44, no. 2, p. 480.

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