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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 the...


Design Transitions: Inspiring Stories. Global Viewpoints. How Design Is Changing.

by Joyce Yee, Emma Jefferies & Lauren Tan BIS Publishers (May 05, 2014)

Design Transitions brings together 42 stories and viewpoints illustrating how design practice is changing today and where it is going in the future. In their journey across the globe, the authors have constantly...


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...


Vision and Design

by Roger Fry Dover Publications (October 16, 2012)

Noted critic’s 25 art-related essays explore relationships between ancient and modern art and between art and life. Also includes Fry’s "Essay in Aesthetics." 13 b/w illus.


Design School Reader

by Steven Heller Allworth (August 04, 2020)

An Essential Collection of Essays and Musings on Graphic Design from One of the Field's Leading Educators

In this wide-ranging compilation, art director, writer, and lecturer Steven Heller shares his passion...


The Bathroom Chronicles

by Friederike Schilbach Black Dog & Leventhal (October 15, 2018)

One hundred creative, intelligent, and interesting women--some well-known, some not--reveal their inner selves through candid, tender, and often humorous snapshots--both visual and textual--of a single object...


Worn in New York

by Emily Spivack Abrams Image (October 09, 2017)

The boots a passenger had on when his plane landed on the Hudson River.

The tank top Andy Warhol's assistant wore to one of their nightclub outings together.

The jacket a taxi driver put on to feel safe as he...


The Third Teacher

by Owp/P Cannon Design, Inc. Abrams (July 10, 2014)

Created by an international team of architects and designers concerned about our failing education system, The Third Teacher explores the critical link between the school environment and how children learn,...


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 professionalor just someone who'd like to be more creative in your work and daily lifelook no further than Designers Don't Have Influences. Creative director, writer,...


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...


The Future of Design

by Lorraine Justice Quercus (June 04, 2019)

The Future of Design is for those who innovate, design, market and sell products or services to a global market whose product successes and failures have direct business implications for their companies. Features...


The Bathroom Chronicles

by Friederike Schilbach Running Press (September 25, 2018)

One hundred creative, intelligent, and interesting women--some well-known, some not--reveal their inner selves through candid, tender, and often humorous snapshots--both visual and textual--of a single object...


Do Design

by Alan Moore The Do Book Company (May 06, 2016)

So much passes us by, unnoticed. We multi-task, switch between screens, work faster. When was the last time you paused to consider a beautifully made object or stunning natural landscape? Yet this is when our...


Look Both Ways

by Debbie Millman How Books (September 11, 2009)

In Look Both Ways, respected branding consultant and design community leader Debbie Millman has constructed a series of essays that examine the close relationship between design and everyday life. You'll find...


Designology: Studies on Planning for Action

by Wojciech W. Gasparski & Tufan Orel Transaction Publishers (August 31, 2014)

The more complex a human action is, the greater the need to formulate a plan of action, devise a method of implementation, and evaluate its execution. Such preparation is called design or planning, and can be...


The Education of a Graphic Designer

by Steven Heller Allworth (October 20, 2015)

Revised and 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. Top designers...