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Sarah Style

by Sarah Richardson

In the flawless style of Deborah Needleman’s Domino comes the interior design book of the decade, from HGTV star, virtual sensation, and Canadian design queen Sarah Richardson.

Ever wondered how to transform...


The Routledge Companion to Design Research

by Paul Rodgers & Joyce Yee

The Routledge Companion to Design Research offers a comprehensive examination of design research, celebrating the plurality of design research and the wide range of conceptual, methodological, technological...


Big Design, Small Budget: Create a Glamorous Home in Nine Thrifty Steps

by Betsy Helmuth & John Ha

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...


The Designer Says: Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom

by Sara Bader

Whether musing about the creative process, the merits of failure and criticism, or the challenges of keeping the studio lights on, designers make good, and opinionated, copy. The Designer Says, the follow-up...


The Filmmaker Says: Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom

by Jamie Thompson Stern

Inspiring everything from pop culture earthquakes to popular revolutions, filmmakers have demonstrated an uncanny ability to move the masses. But the drama they project on screen is only half the picture. Stretching...


Design School Wisdom: Make First, Stay Awake, and Other Essential Lessons for Work and Life

by Brooke Johnson & Jennifer Tolo Pierce

Learn to see the world with the smarts and visual acumen of a great designer. This treasure trove of pithy aphorisms, longer-form essays, and first-person interviews compiles years of design school education...


Secrets of Good Design for Artists, Artisans and Crafters

by Burl N. Osburn

This guide to selecting appropriate materials and shaping them into useful, aesthetically pleasing forms answers many questions about design choices, from basic to specific, with clear, condensed, and practical...


Museographs: Shaker Design

by Caron Caswell Lazar

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...


Visual Merchandising: Mirror and soul of a point of sale

by Gianfranco Giacoma-caire

Visual Merchandising is a technical manual that has more than 400 photos and 100 drawings. It speaks about the aesthetic aspects to set a window shop and the internal visual in a store. Analyse the psychological...


Typography 33

by Type Directors Club

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

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,...


Branding and Product Design: An Integrated Perspective

by Monika Hestad

Why do winning brands appear to be more creative and authentic than less successful ones?

Despite the strong link between famous brands and the products sold under their name, there is still a gap in understanding...


Illustrators 54

by Society of Illustrators

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...


How to Run a Successful Design Business: The New Professional Practice

by Shan Preddy

Whether you're experienced or just starting out, How to Run a Successful Design Business: The New Professional Practice covers everything owners and managers of design firms need to know.


Design Education: Learning, Teaching and Researching Through Design

by Philippa Lyon

Embracing the richness, complexity and possibilities of learning and teaching in design, Design Education takes the vantage point of the 'outsider' and explores what makes design so compulsively fascinating...


Premium by Design: How to Understand, Design and Market High End Products

by Marco Bevolo, Alex Gofman & Howard Moskowitz

There are luxuries that most of us will never be able to afford in a lifetime, but just off the shores of the moneyed is a huge, fast growing, land of premium value which inspires people to get there, even if...


Design for Services

by Anna Meroni & Daniela Sangiorgi

In Design for Services, Anna Meroni and Daniela Sangiorgi articulate what Design is doing and can do for services, and how this connects to existing fields of knowledge and practice. Designers previously saw...


The Pocket Universal Methods of Design: 100 Ways to Research Complex Problems, Develop Innovative Ideas, and Design Effective Solutions

by Bruce Hanington & Bella Martin

This handy, pocket-version of the Universal Methods of Design provides the same thorough and critical presentation of 100 research methods, synthesis/analysis techniques, and research deliverables for human...


Botanical Illustration: The Essential Reference

by Carol Belanger Grafton

Comprising more than 500 years of printed botanical illustrations, this stunning compendium of black-and-white and color images begins with medieval illuminated manuscripts and woodcuts from the early days of...


Never Use Futura

by Douglas Thomas & Ellen Lupton

It's everywhere, including the moon (on the commemorative plaque left by Apollo 11 astronauts), Nike sneakers, the artworks of Barbara Kruger, Ed Ruscha, and Jenny Holzer, 2001: A Space Odyssey credits, Domino's...