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Book Lover for Life

Book Lover for Life

I will always love books.  Always.  My flat is crammed with bookcases, full to bursting.  Piles of books everywhere.  I have the prematurely curved spine of a woman who always carries a weighty tome in her handbag, and has done for decades. “But why?” my friends cry.  “They take up so much space, you’ll never […]

OUCH! Finance!

OUCH! Finance!

And on this day we shall be discussing finance henceforth post haste. Thats right! We will be talking (writing) about finance. As creatives we are primarily focused on our creative work, the creative process, the user interaction, the moments when it all comes together and then the feelings of accomplishment come pouring in, tenting our fingers and in the words of Mr Burns saying “excellent”. […]

Prototyping and Low-volume Production by Rob Thompson

Prototyping and Low-volume Production by Rob Thompson

Useful for: Product Designers, Jewellery Designers, Furniture Makers. Another fantastic book by Rob Thompson, Prototyping and Low-volume Production is a great book for graduates looking to prototype new designs and do small production runs. This book is not as hardcore as the Manufacturing Processes for Design Professionals but it is definitely helpful in getting a […]

Principles and Practice of Marketing by David Jobber

Principles and Practice of Marketing by David Jobber

Useful for: All Creatives.  Principles and Practice of Marketing by David Jobber is another great book that clears up a lot of the mumble jumbo and myths surrounding marketing.  It is well written, clear and direct.  It’s packed with real life case studies which really help in getting your head around marketing and why marketing […]

Manufacturing Processes for Design Professionals by Rob Thompson

Manufacturing Processes for Design Professionals by Rob Thompson

Useful for: Product Designers, Jewellery Designers, Furniture Makers, Fabrics & Fibres. This book is fantastic, great descriptions, great images, great drawings!  It really is a fantastic book, Manufacturing Processes for Design Professionals by Rob Thompson is a book for real life it’s not based on academic approaches.  Manufacturing process can be daunting however Manufacturing Processes […]