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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...


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,...


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...


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...


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...


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...


DIY Inventions

by Richard Cromwell eBookIt.com (July 26, 2013)

DIY Inventions by Richard Cromwell

Guides an Inventor through ALL the Invention "Success Steps" to develop an initial idea into a new product which will earn an income.

How to Evaluate your idea to see if it will...


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?...


Museographs: Shaker Design

by Caron Caswell Lazar eBookIt.com (May 07, 2013)

Escape to the perfect world! A world where prejudice is passé, order is normal, and function is favored. This is the world of the Shakers.

Best-known as an eighteenth-century utopian religious community, and...


Learn Carpentry Skills

by James Slough Zerbe eBookIt.com (March 27, 2013)

Carpentry is the oldest of the arts, and it has been said that the knowledge necessary to make a good carpenter fits one for almost any trade or occupation requiring the use of tools. The hatchet, the saw, and...


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...


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...


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...


Citizen Designer

by Steven Heller & Veronique Vienne Allworth (May 01, 2003)

What does it mean to be a designer in today’s corporate-driven, overbranded global consumer culture? Citizen Designerattempts to answer this question with more than 70 debate-stirring essays and interviews...


Hidden Treasures, Quilts from 1600 to 1860

by Lori Lee Triplett & Kay Triplett C&T Publishing (July 01, 2019)

Turn back time with color photos and insightful essays about America’s quilting past! Admire one hundred antique quilts and textiles you’ve never seen before, curated from the remarkable Poos Collection....


7 Steps to a Safe, Nurturing Nursery

by Dr. Frank Boone's Lipman & Robyn Griggs Lawrence eBookIt.com (September 06, 2012)

Creating the ultimate healthy, toxin-free environment for your baby — without stressing out Mom and Dad — is what this e-book is all about. Full of essential tips and buying guides, it's a handy digital...


Teaching Graphic Design History

by Steven Heller Allworth (June 18, 2019)

An Examination of the Practice Through the Years

Teaching the history of graphic design cannot simply be outlined by dates nor confined by places, but is defined by concepts and philosophies, as well as those...


Iconix

by Wolfgang Joensson Skyhorse (November 20, 2018)

Iconix is a comprehensive collection of iconic product design objects, chronologically organized from the beginning of the Industrial Revolution to the present. Each spread of this richly illustrated book showcases...


The Industrial Design Reader

by Carma Gorman Allworth (October 01, 2001)

With input from a diverse range of industry experts/designers, theorists, critics, historians, and curators, this anthology is the first to focus exclusively on the history of industrial design. This pioneering...


Designers Don't Have Influences

by Austin Howe Allworth (July 06, 2011)

Feeling uninspired? If you’re a creative professional—or just someone who’d like to be more creative in your work and daily life—look no further than Designers Don’t Have Influences. Creative director,...


Branding the Man

by Bertrand Pellegrin Allworth (February 16, 2010)

Men are purchasing more clothes, shoes, health and beauty products, and personal care services than ever before. The world of men’s retail has remained a kind of bug in amber, frozen in time, with the same...


Design Firms Open for Business

by Steven Heller & Lita Talarico Allworth (March 01, 2013)

While many young designers perceive a design studio to be little more than a table and computer, the majority of businesses consider the physical locale and architectural surroundings of a firm to be as important...


Teaching Design

by Meredith Davis Allworth (July 11, 2017)

An Expertly Written Guidebook to Teaching Design at All Levels

Teaching Design provides a practical foundation for teaching about and through design. The exploding interest in design and design thinking calls...


Becoming a Design Entrepreneur

by Lita Talarico & Steven Heller Allworth (November 01, 2016)

Any designer who runs a studio, office, or firm is entrepreneurial. In fact, anyone with a studio already has an infrastructure for entrepreneurial content development, and with the technological developments...


The Designer's Guide to Presenting Numbers, Figures, and Charts

by Sally Bigwood & Melissa Spore Allworth (November 05, 2013)

Numbers can tell an exciting story. The trick is to know what story to tell and make it understandable. This compact, practical guide will show everyone who must design numeric data how to transform raw data...


Starting Your Career as an Interior Designer

by Robert K. Hale & Thomas L. Williams Allworth (August 02, 2016)

Starting Your Career as an Interior Designer contains all the necessary tools and strategies to successfully launch and grow a professional design business in the competitive world of interior design. Drawing...


Dressing Barbie

by Carol Spencer Harper Design (March 12, 2019)

A legendary fashion designer for Barbie shares the story of her adventures working behind-the-scenes at Mattel, and spotlights the creations that transformed the world’s most famous doll into a style icon...


Teaching Graphic Design

by Steven Heller Allworth (September 26, 2017)

More Than Sixty Course Syllabi That Bring the New Complexity of Graphic Design to Light

All graphic designers teach, yet not all graphic designers are teachers. Teaching is a special skill requiring talent,...


Citizen Designer

by Steven Heller & Veronique Vienne Allworth (May 22, 2018)

Balancing Social, Professional, and Artistic Views

What does it mean to be a designer in today's corporate-driven, overbranded global consumer culture? Citizen Designer, Second Edition, attempts to answer this...


Starting Your Career as a Freelance Web Designer

by Neil Tortorella Allworth (September 26, 2011)

Break out of the cubicle and gain the business savvy you need to launch your own freelance web design business with Starting Your Career as a Freelance Web Designer! Written by seasoned pro Neil Tortorella,...


Designology

by Dr. Sally Augustin Mango (February 14, 2019)

Dr. Sally Augustin helps people design spaces that are much more than just clean or clutter-free--it helps them design spaces to support their deepest goals. It's a mind-opening new way of working with the space...


Keep Going

by Austin Kleon Workman Publishing Company (April 02, 2019)

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...


MaFIA: Killer Marketing for Indie Authors

by Kristen Boone's Marie eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

BE SEEN, BE HEARD. Just because you can write a book doesn't mean it will be seen or sold. This book can help you do both. Written specifically for indie authors by a corporate marketer, MaFIA will equip you...


Starting Your Career as an Illustrator

by Michael Fleishman Allworth (August 09, 2016)

From the first steps of starting out up through succeeding as a professional, Fleishman's newest guide navigates how illustration ties concept and technique. From advice on education and finding the right state...