Design School Wisdom: Make First, Stay Awake, and Other Essential Lessons for Work and Life


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.

Design School Wisdom provides a well of inspiration for aspiring designers, visual thinkers, students, grads, and professional creatives looking to reinvigorate their practice.

Includes interviews with Lou Danziger, Michael Vanderbyl, Clive Percy, Pirco Wolfframm, and Elliott Earls.

Designed and edited by Brooke Johnson and Jennifer Tolo Pierce

Published by Chronicle Books, 2014

Softcover, 128 pages, 7.25 × 10 inches

ISBN: 978-1-45-211531-3

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