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

Art Before Breakfast: A Zillion Ways to be More Creative No Matter How Busy You Are

Packed with the signature can do attitude that makes beloved artist Danny Gregory a creativity guru to thousands across the globe, this unique guide serves up a hearty helping of inspiration For aspiring artists who want to draw and paint but just can t seem to find time in the day, Gregory offers

Failed It!: How to turn mistakes into ideas and other advice for successfully screwing up

A fun and fabulous take on the art of making mistakes Erik Kessels celebrates imperfection and failure and shows why they are an essential part of the creative process Failed it celebrates the power of mistakes and shows how they can enrich the creative process This is part photobook and part gu

How to

The first monograph, design manual, and manifesto by Michael Bierut, one of the world s most renowned graphic designers a career retrospective that showcases than thirty five of his most noteworthy projects for clients as the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Yale School of Architecture, the New Y

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

Dear Data

The book explores the role that data plays in our lives and originates from a correspondence between the two authors both data visualisation artists who met at a data conference and chose to keep in touch by sending weekly postcards composed of data visualisations in place of words The result is

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