Liz West Once only used to illuminate a painting or photograph, light is now commonly used as the medium itself—glowing brightly from neon tubes, programmed as an interactive installation, projected to create an intangible feeling of warmth, or flashing as an LED spectacle. Source: Lust For Light: A New Book
This book provides principles and examples for successful facilitation in large organisations, industry groups, and innovation networks. Facilitation is a key activity and skill across the board, in large companies, industry associations, startup networks, international conferences, special interest groups, policy advocacy movements, and non-profit organisations.
The Movable Books Society, a non-profit organization of pop-up book professionals and enthusiasts, recently released a collection of pop-up cards dedicated to the alphabet. The letter-filled tome, titled A to Z: Marvels in Paper Engineering, features designs from 26 paper engineers and celebrates the Society’s 25-year history. Source: 26 Paper Engineers
When it comes to inspiration and learning, graphic designers are constantly spoilt for choice. There is a wealth of literature at our fingertips, all waiting to be devoured and enjoyed, so we can improve and refine our graphic design skills. Source: 50 Essential Books Every Graphic Designer Should Read
Contributed by Stephen Coles Source: https://designarchives.aiga.org License: All Rights Reserved . A winner of the 2016 50 Books | 50 Covers competition. Juror Notes: “A spatially playful exploration of typography against a dynamic picture plane, all of it still remarkably legible.” —Jessica Helfand Source: Impossible Modernism
Japanese Steel: Classic Bicycle Design From Japan presents a comprehensive account of the most prolific period of Japanese bicycle design: the great export years, from the Tokyo Olympics of 1964 into the 1990s. This book features bicycles and the stories of the designers, manufacturers, and entrepreneurs who made them; how
Long before people were creating color palettes from beloved films or matching food to their Pantone colors , Emily Noyes Vanderpoel was revolutionizing color theory. The Victorian collector, artist, and scholar published Color Problems: A Practical Manual for the Lay Student of Color in 1901 as a breakthrough manual for examining