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Smart Energy Management for Households

by Sonja Van Dam, Tu Delft, Architecture and The Built Environment Tu Delft (June 28, 2013)

Smart Energy Management for Households infers design-related insights and guidelines to improve the use and effectiveness of home energy management systems (HEMS) through an empirical evaluation of the longitudinal...


Negotiation and Design for the Self-Organizing City

by Ekim Tan, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment Tu Delft (September 05, 2014)

This book is dedicated to building an open negotiation and design method for cities as self-organizing systems that bridges the gap between collaborative planning and collaborative design methods. Gaming as...


Corporate Creativity

by Thomas Lockwood & Thomas Walton Allworth (February 23, 2010)

Corporate Creativity is the ultimate guide for executives and managers looking to increase creativity and innovation in their companies. This anthology of provocative essays, drawn from the pages of Design...


Designers Don't Read

by Austin Howe Allworth (February 16, 2010)

Austin Howe is a creative director, writer, advocate, and cheerleader for design-but not a designer. He believes “in the wonder and exuberance of someone who gets paid-by clients to do what he loves.” Howe...


Designing for the Greater Good: The Best of Non-Profit and Cause-Related Marketing and Nonprofit Design

by Peleg Top & Jonathan Cleveland HarperCollins e-books (May 31, 2011)

This first-ever book of its kind, Designing for the Greater Good, features hundreds of illustrated examples of the best nonprofit and cause-related design worldwide, plus 24 inspiring case studies and insights...


Sarah Style

by Sarah Richardson Simon & Schuster (November 04, 2014)

From bestselling author, HGTV star, and Canadian design queen Sarah Richardson comes the interior design book of the decade.

Ever wondered how to transform your laundry room from drab to fab? Your kitchen from...


Working with Hand Tools

by Paul N. Hasluck Skyhorse (October 28, 2014)

An all-in-one guide containing everything there is to know about woodworking hand tools.

Whether you are a beginner with an idea in mind—and not a clue where to start—or an old pro with years of experience,...


At Home with Madame Chic: Becoming a Connoisseur of Daily Life

by Jennifer L. Scott Simon & Schuster (October 07, 2014)

Approach life at home the Madame Chic way: a beautiful, illustrated toolbox of tips and ideas for organizing, entertaining, and savoring a stylish life.

When she arrived at Madame Chic’s Parisian apartment...


The Lovers' Guide to Homemade Video

by Serena Vallés & Carlos Martínez Skyhorse (November 04, 2014)

Inside every person, as timid as they might seem, dwells a being who feels curious about or enjoys watching themselves naked in erotic situations, whether it’s alone or with a partner. This manual provides...


Big Design, Small Budget

by Betsy Helmuth & John Ha Skyhorse (October 07, 2014)

As seen on the TODAY Show!

Homeowners and renters of all means dream of having a beautiful home. With the lingering recession, many of us have less to work with but still long to live in style. Big Design, Small...


150 Best New Bathroom Ideas

by Francesc Zamora Harper Design (July 07, 2015)

For homeowners and architects alike, an irresistible collection of hundreds of inspirational full-color profiles of 150 of the most exciting contemporary bathroom designs.

Showcasing an extensive collection of...


150 Best New Kitchen Ideas

by Manel Gutierrez Harper Design (July 07, 2015)

A comprehensive, full-color handbook, packed with hundreds of photographs that showcase the latest in beautiful, welcoming, and efficient kitchen design.

150 Best New Kitchen Ideas offers an in-depth look at...


Typography 35

by Type Directors Club Harper Design (January 06, 2015)

A showcase of the year's best typographic work in print and on screen in advertising, communications, education, marketing, and publishing.

The only annual publication devoted exclusively to the art of type,...


150 Best Mini Interior Ideas

by Francesc Zamora Harper Design (February 17, 2015)

The most recent volume in the highly successful 150 Best series, this comprehensive handbook showcases the latest in efficient and successful small space design.

Filled with 500 pages of beautiful full-color...


Designing Logos

by Jack Gernsheimer Allworth (February 23, 2010)

How to design great logos, step by step by step.

* Lavishly illustrated with 750 color images

* How-tos, case studies, and detailed analysis of well-known logos

What makes a logo good? What makes it bad? What...


Create the Style You Crave on a Budget You Can Afford

by Desha Peacock Skyhorse (June 03, 2014)

An Inspiring, Eclectic, and Practical Guide to Creating Your Dream Living Space, on a Budget

In this unique and hip home decor style guide, you will find the inspiration to explore your own sense of style, discover...


Enchanted Objects

by David Rose Scribner (July 15, 2014)

In the tradition of Who Owns the Future, an MIT Media Lab scientist imagines how everyday objects can intuit our needs, improve our lives, and form “an ethereal interconnection of gadgets and human desires...


Starting Your Career as a Graphic Designer

by Michael Fleishman Allworth (June 03, 2014)

The ultimate source for beginning professionals, working professionals looking to make a change, and entrepreneurs wanting to go out on their own, this friendly guide details every business aspect of commercial...


Design Literacy

by Steven Heller & Rick Poynor Allworth (May 06, 2014)

Author and design expert Steven Heller has revisited and revised the popular classic Design Literacy by revising many of the thoughtful essays from the original and mixing in thirty-two new works. Each essay...


Looking Closer 4

by Michael Bierut, William Drenttel & Steven Heller Allworth (February 15, 2012)

The most stimulating installment yet in the acclaimed Looking Closer series! This enthralling collection of essays assembles some of the most intriguing critical commentary published in professional and general...


Feng Shui: Seeing Is Believing

by Jampa Ludrup & Thubten Zopa Wisdom Publications (February 18, 2013)

In this pithy and practical handbook, Ven. Jampa Ludrup lays out the fundamentals of feng shui without any of the opaque mysticism that sometimes clouds the practice. "The aim of this book," he writes, "is to...


The Graphic Designer's Guide to Clients

by Ellen M. Shapiro Allworth (April 01, 2014)

Here is the perfect volume for graphic designers who want real-life advice for long-term success. Renowned designer Ellen Shapiro reveals time-tested tricks of the trade—for making sure the clients you want...


150 Best Minimalist House Ideas

by Alex Sanchez Harper Design (June 10, 2014)

One of the most popular interior design trends, minimalism highlights the essence of a room, stressing clean lines, clutter-free spaces, and a limited color palette.

In 150 Best Minimalist House Ideas, photographs...


Home Swell Home: Designing Your Dream Pad

by Cynthia Rowley & Ilene Rosenzweig Atria Books (June 22, 2010)

Sex and the City meets Martha Stewart in this savvy and eclectic interior-design manifesto for high-flying chicks with nesting fantasies from the authors of the bestselling Swell: A Girl's Guide to the Good...


Swell Holiday

by Cynthia Rowley & Ilene Rosenzweig Atria Books (June 22, 2010)

Every day's a holiday in Swellville. But December is the swellest time of all.

Coauthors of the breakthrough style manuals, Swell: A Girl's Guide to the Good Life and Home Swell Home: Designing Your Dream Pad,...


Teaching Graphic Design

by Steven Heller Allworth (September 01, 2003)

This priceless teaching tool features more than 70 proven-effective programs from the country’s leading graphic design schools. Spanning from traditional, “bricks and mortar” approaches to the ever-widening...


The Education of a Typographer

by Steven Heller Allworth (February 14, 2012)

Exploring the methods for teaching and learning typography, this book features more than 40 essays from top experts and educators in typography today. These essays run the gamut from introducing the themes of...


The Education of a Graphic Designer

by Steven Heller & Veronique Vienne Allworth (February 14, 2012)

Completely updated, this compelling collection of essays, interviews, and course syllabi is the ideal tool to help teachers and students keep up in the rapidly changing field of graphic design. Contributors,...


Line Color Form

by Jesse Day Allworth (April 01, 2013)

Design students today are more visually literate than ever before, and their learning style naturally favors the visual over the textual. So why should they learn art and design theory from a traditional textbook?...


Fictitious Dishes

by Dinah Fried Harper Design (April 15, 2014)

Fifty Iconic Culinary Scenes from Literary Classics Sure to Delight Readers, Foodies, and Photo-Junkies Alike

Fictitious Dishes serves up a delectable assortment of photographic interpretations of culinary moments...


Hand-Stitched Home

by Caroline Zoob Harper Design (June 25, 2013)

Caroline Zoob's Hand-Stitched Home includes more than twenty striking and elegant embroidery designs for the home, including embellishments for dining chair covers, bed linens, window treatments, seat cushions,...


The Printed Square

by Nicky Albrechtsen Harper Design (May 14, 2013)

Showcasing a wealth of arresting color combinations, weaves, and patterns in more than 200 gorgeous examples, The Printed Square by Nicky Albrechtsen reveals the hidden history of the fashionable handkerchief....


Art & Sole

by Jane Weitzman Harper Design (August 20, 2013)

A Spectacular Selection of More Than 150 Fantasy Art Shoes from the Stuart Weitzman Collection

When Stuart Weitzman opened its first boutique on Madison Avenue, its displays of specially commissioned fantasy...


Decoration of Houses

by Alexandra Stoddard William Morrow Paperbacks (April 23, 2013)

Alexandra Stoddard continues her creative and insightful guidance by showing us how to make our homes a real expression of our true selves. Starting with the Fifteen Defining Principles of Interior Design, Stoddard...


Typography 33

by Type Directors Club Harper Design (April 16, 2013)

For over fifty years, the Type Directors Club has encouraged the worldwide graphic arts community to achieve excellence in typography through its annual international competitions. Typography 33 is the only...


Star Product Designers

by Irene Alegre Harper Design (September 17, 2013)

Includes 350 illustrations and full-color photographs

Star Product Designers offers an insider's look at the best product designers working today. With the goal of eliminating the need for instruction manuals,...


Illustrators 54

by Society of Illustrators Harper Design (April 09, 2013)

This 54th edition of the Society of Illustrators Annual represents the very best work created throughout the year. These volumes have been collected and treasured for decades by those interested in the art of...


Building Design Strategy

by Thomas Lockwood & Thomas Walton Allworth (June 29, 2010)

How can design be used to solve business problems? That's the question answered, in many innovative ways, by Building Design Strategy. Mark Dziersk, EunSool Kwon, Arnold Levin, Laura Weiss, and many more top-name...


Teaching Motion Design

by Michael Dooley & Steven Heller Allworth (June 29, 2010)

How motion design is taught in more than 45 leading programs. * Detailed syllabi and descriptions of class projects and assignments * Go-to guide for professors and teachers planning their courses * Course plans...


The Graphic Designer's Guide to Better Business Writing

by Ruth Cash-Smith & Barbara Janoff Allworth (June 29, 2010)

Visual-thinking graphic designers sometimes struggle to express themselves clearly and effectively in writing. Now there’s help! The Graphic Designer’s Guide to Better Business Writing teaches graphic designers...


Brandjam

by Marc Gobe Allworth (June 29, 2010)

Brandjam, the follow-up to the groundbreaking best-seller Emotional Branding, presents a powerful new concept from renowned designer and business guru Mark Gobe. The Brandjam concept is about innovation, intuition,...


Teaching Illustration

by Marshall Arisman & Steven Heller Allworth (September 07, 2010)

Teaching Illustration is a must-have for any college-level art instructor. Packed with a wealth of illustration course syllabi from leading art and design schools across the U.S. and Europe, it offers exciting...


Conundrums

by Harry Pearce HarperCollins (September 21, 2010)

Conundrum is a mind-stretch. Encrypting idioms into their typographic equivalents, Harry enlivens our everyday language and challenges readers to see that "time after time after time" or, at least, "more often...


Designing for People

by Henry Dreyfuss Allworth (November 01, 2003)

From the first answering machine ("the electronic brain") and the Hoover vacuum cleaner to the SS Independence and the Bell telephone, the creations of Henry S. Dreyfuss have shaped the cultural landscape of...


The Anatomy of Type

by Stephen Coles Harper Design (December 18, 2012)

The Anatomy of Type is the ultimate stylistic guide to the intricacies and design of 100 indispensable typefaces. A delightful, colorful, and visual reference guide created by Stephen Coles and Tony Seddon—two...


Design Disasters

by Steven Heller Allworth (October 28, 2008)

The thrill of victory…the agony of defeat.  We're not talking about just any failure. Design failure. So public. So humiliating. How do designers who are really, really good (we swear!) turn a disaster into...


Design Literacy

by Steven Heller Allworth (July 01, 2004)

This update to the first book to provide explicit case histories of the successful marriage of form and content in graphic design explores more than 125 classic and contemporary works-30 of them brand new-explaining...


Editing by Design

by Jan White Allworth (September 01, 2003)

This completely updated edition of an industry classic shows a new generation of editors and designers how to make their publications sing! Readers will find a treasury of practical tips for helping story and...


Design Management

by Brigitte Borja De Mozota Allworth (August 01, 2003)

Written by a leading authority in the fields of marketing and design, here is first book ever to bring together the theory and practice of design management. In eleven comprehensive chapters, Design Management...


Starting Your Career as a Freelance Illustrator or Graphic Designer

by Michael Fleishman Allworth (January 13, 2012)

Technology has sent shockwaves of change through the world of commercial art. Digital illustration and design, online portfolio sites, and the proliferation of stock art have radically changed the way that illustrators...