The Politics of Design: A (Not So) Global Design Manual for Visual Communication

Many designs that appear in today s society will circulate and encounter audiences of many different cultures and languages With communication comes responsibility are designers aware of the meaning and impact of their work An image or symbol that is acceptable in one culture can be offensive or

Real Artists Don't Starve: Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age

Bestselling author and creativity expert Jeff Goins dismantles the myth that being creative is a hindrance to success by revealing how an artistic temperament is in fact a competitive advantage in the marketplace For centuries, the myth of the starving artist has dominated our culture, seeping into

Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk: And Other Truths About Being Creative

This book is duct tape for the mouth of every artist s inner critic Silencing that stifling voice once and for all, this salve for creatives introduces ten truths they must face in order to defeat self doubt Each encouraging chapter deconstructs a pivotal moment on the path to success fear of the

In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs

I want to rip out every page of this glorious book and hang them on my wall so that I can be surrounded by these incredible women all day long Emma Straub, New York Times bestselling author of The Vacationers and Modern Lovers Across the globe, women are embracing the entrepreneurial spirit and

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

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