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Design School Wisdom

Design School Wisdom

Make First, Stay Awake, and Other Essential Lessons for Work and Life

Edited by Brooke Johnson and Jennifer Tolo Pierce


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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 into one comprehensive yet compact book. Here are lessons in life and work, learned both in the classroom and on the job, from design teachers, students, and gurus, covering everything from practical know-how to big-picture brilliance. A strikingly designed object in itself, Design School Wisdom provides a well of inspiration for aspiring designers, visual thinkers, students, grads, and professional creatives looking to reinvigorate their practice.

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Size: 7 1/4 x 10 in;
Pages: 128 pp;
Format: Paperback
Publication: April 2014
ISBN: 9781452115313
Brooke Johnson is a designer and lecturer at California College of the Arts. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Jennifer Tolo Pierce is a San Francisco–based design director.

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