The Success of Google

(A take on the book: “How Google Works” by Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg) Have you ever wondered how to make your business achieve greater heights? Or how those companies known worldwide were able to reach such status? “How Google Works” illustrates the tech giant’s success and grants insights for those who wish to venture…

Designer’s Guide to Color 4

Title  Designer’s Guide to Color 4 Author  Ikuyoshi Shibukawa and Yumi Takahashi Publisher  Chronicle Books LLC, San Francisco Description  “The books that make up the classic Designer’s Guide to Color series were created as professional tools for the graphic designer, but with more than 1,000 innovative color combinations presented in each volume, they are an…

GOOGLE: How Google Works

Title  GOOGLE: How Google Works Author  Eric Schmidt & Jonathan Rosenberg with Alan Eagle Publisher  Grant Central Publishing Description  “In an era when everything is speeding up, the best way for businesses to succeed is to attract smart-creative people and give them an environment where they can thrive at scale.  HOW GOOGLE WORKS explains how…

Sketching: The Basics

Title  Sketching: The Basics Author  Koos Eissen & Roselien Steur Publisher  Page One Publishing Pte, Ltd (Second reprint) Description  “This book can be regarded as the ‘prequel’ to our first book, which was intended as a reference guide.  This new book concerns the study of form.  Sketching: The Basics contains many step-by-step guides to making…

Design Chronicles: Significant Mass-Produced Designs of the 20th Century

Title  Design Chronicles: Significant Mass-Produced Designs of the 20th Century Author  Carroll M. Gantz, FIDSA Publisher  Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Description  “This book will entertain you with descriptive vignettes and illustrations of popular culture as it progressed through the 20th century.  In a sense, it is a photo album of everyday material “stuff” that makes our…

Basic Drawing Made Amazingly Easy

Title Basic Drawing Made Amazingly Easy Author  Christopher Hart Publisher  Watson-Guptil Publications, New York Description  “Drawing is just TOO hard!” is no longer a valid excuse.  Never again will you have to worry about confusing, long-winded drawing books that overwhelm you with hard-to-understand instructions and terminology–not after bestselling author Christopher Hart presents his step-by-step approach for…

Small Data: The Tiny Clues that Uncover Huge Trends

Title  Small Data: The Tiny Clues that Uncover Huge Trends Author  Martin Lindstrom Publisher  St. Martin’s Press, New York Description  “Martin Lindstrom, a modern-day Sherlock Holmes, harnesses the power of ‘small data’ in his quest to discover the next big thing. You’ll learn…How a worn-down sneaker discovered in the home of an 11-year-old German boy…