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Dear Santa: My Design Book Wish List

For any of you readers who have a designer or interior design aficionado friend or family member in your life, this post is for you! 473 more words


Book Research

In an attempt to get students away from creating single flat images, we were invited to look at some archival materials. Examples of artists book, specifically. 645 more words


"Currently Reading" series with "Kathryn At Home - A Guide To Simple Entertaining" by Kathryn M. Ireland

Welcome to my second installment of the “currently reading” series. I couldn’t wait to get my hands on this book. First of all, Kathryn is one of my favorite designers, her Santa Monica home (which she just recently sold to move to Venice, CA) had the perfect mix of California cool, cozy, chic and looked completely welcoming and her farm in France is my dream space. 282 more words


Happy Home

This. This is hands down my new design bible.

Happy Home by Charlotte Hedeman Gueniau is eye candy. From a person who is a quilter and loves textiles and collectibles, I am most confidant that this book was written just for me. 148 more words

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New Design Books

New to the library this month is three volume set The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design. These reference books are on the new book display until 14th June after which time they can be found on the shelves at shelfmark 745.403 BLO. 24 more words

New Books Display

A Lovely Vintage Children’s Concept Book About How the Imagination Works, Newly Discovered and Illustrated – Brain Pickings

For the Children, Shaping Their Imaginations:

Brought to You by Your Curated Information Blog, Create & Be Well

     Brain Pickings is the ultimate  source of books you might otherwise never find. 124 more words

Book review: Graphic Design: The New Basics (2nd edition) by Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips

Graphic Design: The New Basics
by Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips
Second Edition, Revised and Expanded
Published by Princeton Architectural Press in 2015.

How do designers get ideas?

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