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Creative Confidence: Unlocking the Creative Potential Within Us All by
Call Number: HD53 .K4534 2013
Too often, companies and individuals assume that creativity and innovation are the domain of the "creative types." But two of the leading experts in innovation, design, and creativity on the planet show us that each and every one of us is creative. In an incredibly entertaining and inspiring narrative that draws on countless stories from their work at IDEO and with many of the world's top companies, David and Tom Kelley identify the principles and strategies that will allow us to tap into our creative potential in our work lives, and in our personal lives, and allow us to innovate in terms of how we approach and solve problems. It is a book that will help each of us be more productive and successful in our lives and in our careers.
New Books: AUTOMOTIVE
Woodward Avenue: Cruising the Legendary Strip
Call Number: F574.D475 W665 2013
Detroit's Woodward Avenue was America's center of gravity for cruising and street racing in the '50s and '60s. This book is filled with stories from the people who cruised and raced Woodward in that wonderful era. Also featured are the clandestine and not-so-clandestine efforts by the factories to build cars that the Woodward crowd would buy and race. If you are into muscle cars, great street racing stories, or just want to remember or learn how it was back in the day, "Woodward Avenue" is a great trip down memory lane.
Books are in call number order
Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, and Their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans
Call Number: GV1029.15 .B35 2010
This is the story of how Henry Ford II, with the help of a young visionary named Lee Iacocca and a former racing champion turned engineer, Carroll Shelby, concocted a scheme to reinvent the Ford company. They would design, build, and race a car that could beat Ferrari at his own game at the most prestigious and brutal race in the world, something no American car had ever done.
The Car In 2035: Mobility Planning for the Near Future
Call Number: HE309.C2 C37 2013
This book is an artful and refreshingly multifaceted view of the future of mobility, focusing on the car, the street, and public policy in Southern California. In this collection of essays and images, the car is viewed as both a challenge and benefit to our neighborhoods, cities, and suburbs.
Car: The Definitive Visual History of the Automobile
Call Number: TL15 .C28 2011 (Oversize)
Tracing the history of the automobile, from the first prototypes to the super cars of today, "Car" covers the technological developments and manufacture of cars, the cultural backdrop against which the various models arose, and the enduring impact the car has had on society as an object of curiosity, symbol of luxury, and item of necessity.
The Old Car Nut Book: Where Old Car Nuts Tell Their Stories
Call Number: TL146.5 .O43 2013
The Old Car Nut Book captures the fondness and memories Americans have for their cars from the past. Within its pages are stories from people about their cars, adventures, and what makes the world of Old Cars special.
Automotive Technology: Principles, Diagnosis, and Service, 4th Ed.
Call Number: TL152 .H25 2012 (Oversize)
This book meets the needs for a comprehensive book that covers all eight areas of automotive service, plus the soft skills and tool knowledge that must also be taught. Because many automotive systems are intertwined, presenting all systems together in one text makes it easier for the student to see how they are all connected. Topics are divided into 133 short chapters, which makes it easier for instructors and students to learn and master the content.
The Yugo: The Rise and Fall of the Worst Car in History
Call Number: TL215.Y84 V85 2010
Six months after its American introduction in 1985, the Yugo had become a punch line; within a year, it was a staple of late-night comedy. For most Americans, that's where the story begins and ends. Hardly: the saga of the short, unhappy life of the Yugo, the men who built it, the men who imported it, and the decade that embraced and discarded it is outrageous, astounding, and one of the greatest untold business-cum-morality tales of the 1980s.
Hybrid, Electric, and Fuel-Cell Vehicles
Call Number: TL220 .E74 2013
Author Jack Erjavec combines in-depth industry expertise with an engaging, reader-friendly style, providing extensive detail on new and upcoming electric vehicles, including hybrids in production today and the fuel cell vehicles of tomorrow. Expansive coverage ranges from basic theory related to vehicle construction, electricity, batteries, and motors, to the political and social impact of these high-profile vehicles.
Classic Japanese Performace Cars: The History & Legacy
Call Number: TL236 .H78 2013
Many of the first cars to be imported from Japan were known for their reliabiity and economy on the road, but there were also known to be extremely sporty. These imports have a rich history of Japanese car culture and motorsports. This book is the first to address the subject of classic Japanese performance cars, giving credence to both restoration and tasteful customization.
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 8th Ed. by
Call Number: LB2369 .T8 2013
A little more than seventy-five years ago, Kate L. Turabian drafted a set of guidelines to help students understand how to write, cite, and formally submit research writing. Seven editions and more than nine million copies later, the name Turabian has become synonymous with best practices in research writing and style.
Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer
Call Number: PE1408 .C5216 2008b
Clark distills decades of experience into fifty tools that writers of all kinds can use every day. You may be crafting a newspaper story or an admissions essay for college. You may be writing a technical report or drafting your first novel. You may be preparing a PowerPoint presentation or penning a love letter. Whatever your task, you can become a more fluent and effective writer--a writer with a purpose, a plan, and a workbench full of tools.
HISTORY: Salem Witch Trials
In the Devil's Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692
Call Number: BF1575 .N67 2003
Mary Beth Norton gives us a unique account of the events at Salem, helping us to understand them as they were understood by those who lived through the frenzy. She moves beyond the immediate vicinity of Salem to demonstrate how the Indian wars on the Maine frontier in the last quarter of that century stunned the collective mindset of northeastern New England and convinced virtually everyone that they were in the devil's snare.
A Delusion of Satan: The Full Story of the Salem Witch Trials
Call Number: KFM2478.8.W5 H55 2002
A study of the Salem witch trials applies contemporary psychology to the hysteria of the late 1600s, analyzing the Puritan mind and linking the trials to the "witch hunts" and episodes of mass hysteria and intolerance of the twentieth century.
New Books: COMMUNICATION ARTS
Books are in call number order
Solving Problems with Design Thinking: 10 Stories of What Works
Call Number: HD53 .L545 2013
Design-oriented firms such as Apple and IDEO have demonstrated how design thinking can directly affect business results. This book details ten real-world examples of managers who successfully applied design methods at 3M, Toyota, IBM, Intuit, and SAP.
Building Better Brands: A Comprehensive Guide to Brand Strategy and Identity Development
Call Number: HF5415.1255 .L47 2013
An essential guide to creating and evolving brands. Leveraging three decades of brand consulting for legendary companies like Caterpillar, Harley-Davidson, 3M, Owens-Illinois, National Australia Bank, and American Express, as well as middle-market and new-media startups, Scott Lerman shares the processes and frameworks needed to build great brands.
Advertising: Concept and Copy, 3rd Ed.
Call Number: HF5823 .F43 2013
In brief, this book shows how to find strong selling ideas and how to express them in fresh, memorable, persuasive ways. The new edition features greatly expanded discussions of guerrilla advertising, interactive advertising, brand voice, storytelling, and the use of social media. Hundreds of ads in full color, both in the book and on an accompanying Web site, demonstrate the best in television, radio, print, and interactive advertising.
Call Number: HF5841 .L482012 2013
In the past sign painters worked without computers or other mechanized means. Today there is a renaissance in hand-lettering and traditional sign painting. "Sign Painters" presents the history of the craft of sign painting through the stories and photographs of sign painters working throughout the United States.
The Art of Urban Sketching: Drawing On Location Around The World
Call Number: NC825.C57 C36 2012
"The Art of Urban Sketching" is both a comprehensive guide and a showcase of location drawings by artists around the world who draw the cities where they live and travel. This beautiful 320-page volume explains urban sketching within the context of a long historical tradition and how it is being practiced today.
Vintage Advertising Art and Design
Call Number: NC997 .H35 2014
Contains hundreds of black and white ads and graphic images with a retro look and feel drawn from typographic sourcebooks and sign-painting manuals of the early 20th century.
100 Ideas That Changed Graphic Design
Call Number: NC998 .H4456 2012
The aim of this book is to determine, define, discuss, and illustrate the big ideas that created the critical mass that produced the art and craft of contemporary graphic design.
Fingerprint No. 2: The Evolution of Handmade Elements in Graphic Design
Call Number: NC999.4.C44 A4 2011
Find plenty of projects created entirely without the aid of computer technology. You will also discover how designers are beginning to incorporate the two aesthetics—handmade and digital—in order to best communicate their message. A hybrid aesthetic is emerging, one that marries the technologies of the past and future into a vibrant, exciting present.
Elegantissima: The Design and Typography of Louise Fili
Call Number: NC999.4.F55 A4 2012
In the 1980s Louise Fili was the art director for Pantheon Books, where she created nearly 2,000 book jackets. In 1989 she founded her own graphic design studio and branched out into restaurant and food packaging design. Her lavish typography appeared in advertising for numerous well-known brands. Elegantissima presents her design career of nearly 40 years.
Dynamic Identities: How to Create a Living Brand
Call Number: NC1002.L63 N47 2013
This visual book looks at the different possibilities for creating living brand identities. A wealth of international dynamic identities are categorised into six different dynamic systems. These examples range from identities using simple controlled changes such as colour or shape, to identities that rely on code and external data input.
New Masters of Poster Design, Volume 2: Poster Design for This Century and Beyond
Call Number: NC1806.9 .F67 2012
This book brings back a handmade aesthetic that was really never lost, but is celebrating a resurgence among designers who are creating limited-edition prints and pieces for themselves and others that become keepsakes or pieces of art vs. the mass-generated designs we've all become accustomed to—and you won't see this collection of posters anywhere else.
The Art of Instruction: Vintage Educational Charts from the 19th and 20th Centuries
Call Number: Q161.7 .A73 2011 (Oversize)
Large-scale wall charts were fundamental tools of classroom instruction throughout Europe in the mid-nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Collected here for the first time in one deluxe volume are over 100 of these vintage educational posters now important relics in the history of science, art, and design.
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