Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad

15 August 2019 | By Austin Kleon | Filed in: art-design.

Keep Working Keep Playing Keep Creating In his previous books Steal Like an Artist and Show Your Work , both New York Times bestsellers, Austin Kleon gave readers the keys to unlock their creativity and showed them how to become known Now he offers his most inspiring work yet, with ten simple ru

Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days

27 January 2019 | By Jake Knapp | Filed in: art-design.

From three design partners at Google Ventures, a unique five day process for solving tough problems using design, prototyping, and testing ideas with customers n nThe startups that Google Ventures invest in face big questions every day Where s the most important place to focus your effort, and how d

Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave

14 April 2018 | By Joanna Gaines | Filed in: art-design.

In her design book, Homebody A Guide To Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave, Joanna Gaines walks you through how to create a home that reflects the personalities and stories of the people who live there This comprehensive guide will help you assess your priorities and your instincts, as well a

The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion

02 January 2017 | By Elle Luna | Filed in: art-design.

There are two paths in life Should Must We arrive at this crossroads over and over again, and every day And we get to choose Starting out or starting over, making a career change or making a life change, the most life affirming thing you can do is to honor the voice inside that says your have

The Secret Lives of Color

05 June 2019 | By Kassia St. Clair | Filed in: art-design.

The Secret Lives of Color tells the unusual stories of seventy five fascinating shades, dyes, and hues From blonde to ginger, the brown that changed the way battles were fought to the white that protected against the plague, Picasso s blue period to the charcoal on the cave walls at Lascaux, acid y

The Phantom Atlas: The Greatest Myths, Lies and Blunders on Maps

27 July 2017 | By Edward Brooke-Hitching | Filed in: art-design.

The Phantom Atlas is an atlas of the world not as it ever existed, but as it was thought to be These marvellous and mysterious phantoms non existent islands, invented mountain ranges, mythical civilisations and other fictitious geography were all at various times presented as facts on maps and

Frida Kahlo (Little People, Big Dreams, #2)

13 December 2019 | By Mª Isabel Sánchez Vegara | Filed in: art-design.

El segundo t tulo de una colecci n de cuentos con los que ni as y ni os descubrir n qui nes eran y qu lograron las m s grandes mujeres de la historia contempor nea Dise adoras, pintoras, aventureras, cient ficas Mujeres nicas y maravillosas de las que aprender y con las que identificarse Muje

The Art of Creative Thinking

05 July 2019 | By Rod Judkins | Filed in: art-design.

THE ART OF CREATIVE THINKING reveals how we can transform our businesses, our society and ourselves through a deeper understanding of human creativity Rod Judkins, a lecturer in creativity at the world famous St Martin s College of Art, will examine the behaviour of successful creative thinkers and

Sontag: Her Life and Work

12 January 2017 | By Benjamin Moser | Filed in: art-design.

The definitive portrait of one of the American Century s most towering intellectuals her writing and her radical thought, her public activism and her hidden private faceNo writer is as emblematic of the American twentieth century as Susan Sontag Mythologized and misunderstood, lauded and loathed,

The Design of Everyday Things

13 January 2017 | By Donald A. Norman | Filed in: art-design.

Anyone who designs anything to be used by humans from physical objects to computer programs to conceptual tools must read this book, and it is an equally tremendous read for anyone who has to use anything created by another human It could forever change how you experience and interact with yo

Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

14 January 2019 | By Austin Kleon | Filed in: art-design.

You don t need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself That s the message from Austin Kleon, a young writer and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, creativity is for everyone A manifesto for the digital age, Steal Like an Artist is a guide whose positive message, graphic look and

Thinking with Type

10 September 2019 | By Ellen Lupton | Filed in: art-design.

The organization of letters on a blank sheet or screen is the most basic challenge facing anyone who practices design What type of font to use How big How should those letters, words, and paragraphs be aligned, spaced, ordered, shaped, and otherwise manipulated In this groundbreaking new primer,

The Elements of Typographic Style

10 March 2019 | By Robert Bringhurst | Filed in: art-design.

Renowned typographer and poet Robert Bringhurst brings clarity to the art of typography with this masterful style guide Combining practical, theoretical, and historical, this book is a must for graphic artists, editors, or anyone working with the printed page using digital or traditional methods H

Ways of Seeing

01 November 2018 | By John Berger | Filed in: art-design.

John Berger s Classic Text on ArtJohn Berger s Ways of Seeing is one of the most stimulating and the most influential books on art in any language First published in 1972, it was based on the BBC television series about which the London Sunday Times critic commented This is an eye opener in mor