Creative Strategy and the Business of Design

Price: The Business Skills Every Creative Needs!   Remaining relevant as a creative professional takes more than creativity–you need to understand the language of business. The problem is that design school doesn’t teach the strategic language that is now essential to getting your job done. Creative Strategy and the Business of Design fills that void and teaches left-brain business skills to right-brain creative thinkers. Inside, you’ll learn about the business objectives and marketing decisions that drive your creative work. The curtain’s been pulled away as marketing-speak and business jargon are…

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Dot-Com Design: The Rise of a Usable, Social, Commercial Web (Critical Cultural Communication)

Price: From dial-up to wi-fi, an engaging cultural history of the commercial web industryIn the 1990s, the World Wide Web helped transform the Internet from the domain of computer scientists to a playground for mass audiences. As URLs leapt off computer screens and onto cereal boxes, billboards, and film trailers, the web changed the way many Americans experienced media, socialized, and interacted with brands. Businesses rushed online to set up corporate “home pages” and as a result, a new cultural industry was born: web design. For today’s internet users who…

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Design Thinking in the Classroom: Easy-to-Use Teaching Tools to Foster Creativity, Encourage Innovation, and Unleash Potential in Every Student

Price: Harness the Power of Design Thinking to Inspire your Students! Whether your students are tackling project-based learning or developing solutions in the STEM maker lab, design thinking will help them be more innovative. The design-thinking process, practices and mindsets teach 21st-century skills such as adaptability, collaboration and critical thinking. The design thinking program described in this book helps develop students’ mindsets in a way that is more conducive to producing innovative solutions. It allows students to apply their creativity to tackle real-world issues and achieve better results through the…

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Integrating Differentiated Instruction & Understanding by Design: Connecting Content and Kids

Price: Connecting content and kids in meaningful ways is what teachers strive to do every day. In tandem, UbD and DI help educators meet that goal by providing structures, tools, and guidance for developing curriculum and instruction that bring to students the best of what we know about effective teaching and learning.Integrating Differentiated Instruction & Understanding by Design: Connecting Content and KidsPaperback – 2006 by Carol Ann Tomlinson (Author), Jay McTighe (Author)

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True Woman 101: Divine Design: An Eight-Week Study on Biblical Womanhood (True Woman)

Price: What does it mean to be a woman? The current cultural ideal for womanhood encourages women to be strident, sexual, self-centered, independent — and above all — powerful and in control. But sadly, this model of womanhood hasn’t delivered the happiness and fulfillment it promised. The Bible teaches that it’s not up to us to decide what womanhood is all about. God created male and female for a very specific purpose. His design isn’t arbitrary or unimportant. It is very intentional and He wants women to discover, embrace, and…

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180 More Doodle Quilting Designs: Free-Motion Ideas for Blocks, Borders, and Corners

Price: Doodle quilting has taken the quilt world by storm–and now there are 180 more doodle designs for you to enjoy! In this sequel to the best-selling book 180 Doodle Quilting Designs, you’ll learn to trace a doodle and then draw it freehand. By the time you start free-motion quilting, your eyes, hands, and muscles recognize the design, and all these parts work together to create the doodles in thread. Design sets for quilt blocks, borders, and corners include lines, waves, squiggles, loops, curves, pebbles, swirls, curls, feathers, flowers, and…

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