Welcome in Sciupp’s weekly Book Club!
We love reading, and we think books are a precious fuel for our brains, no matter the topic. Every week, we share some of the best art and creativity related books we think every creative should have in their shelves (or Kindle). Why? Consult the articles and you’ll find out!
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go”— Dr. Seuss
Sometimes, we need time and space to reconnect with our creativity.
It might happen to feel lost sometimes, but luckily we have Stacie’s book around!
It is a really cute guide on how to treat yourself, in order to unlock your creativity and feel better in the meantime!
Thank u Stacie ❤Read more “Book of the Week #22 – “Give Yourself Margin””
What would you give to have the opportunity to enter the mind of creatives to learn more?
Well, Steve Brouwers made it easy for you!
Enjoy the 44 interviews that will allow you to access the minds of some of the most influent creatives and learn from their visions!Read more “Book of the Week #21 – “Creatives on Creativity””
“What they didn’t teach you in art school.”
No matter what kind of artist you are, or you aim to be, this book will help you.
ART/WORK covers everything you need to know to succeed, saving you from having to learn it all the hard way, and letting you spend more time making art.
The title of this book is kinda self-explanatory.
If you’re curious to learn what movedtì the graphic design world and what happened during its whole history, Steven Heller and Veronique Vienne have created the right book for you!Read more “Book of the Week #19 – “100 Ideas That Changed Graphic Design””
This book is a fascinating examination of the huge impact design has in our everyday lives.
Full of real-life examples and stories, it will guide you in the comprehension of the design concepts and process which make our world the way it is!Read more “Book of the Week #18 – “How Design Makes The World””
Afraid to find your authentic self?
Well.. this book will be the necessary kick in the butt to finally start living your creative life fearlessly!
Creativity drives most of the social and economic global system, but as a skill it doesn’t come overnight. It needs practice, time and dedication to emerge in each of us.
Astrid Baumgardner comes up with her super useful “Creative Success Now” methodology, which is divided in three fundamental pillars.
Basically, this book will help you to solve the many challenges you’ll need to face in your path, as a creative person!Read more “Book of the Week #15 – “Creative Success Now””
When your inner critic is talking too much, you should make it SHUT UP!
This book provides you with 10 truths to consider in your artistic path, in order to learn how to face difficult feelings of fear and doubt.
Thank you Danielle!
This book talks about stories.. colorful stories!
Have you ever thought that colors themselves also have interesting stories to share with the world? Well.. Kassia St. Clair decided to use her passion for colors to write this interesting book, which somehow transforms into an amazing study of our civilization.
How can we develop our own unique artistic style?
Luckly Lisa Congdon and her guide are here to help us!
This self-help creativity book is filled with many interviews and advices, mostly inspired by the author’s own experience, that will help you in an artistic guidance in finding your unique artistic voice!
Emotions play a crucial role in our everyday lives; they shape how we think, choose and act.
In his book, Donald Norman shows us that good design must take precedence of user’s emotion over designer’s aesthetic.
It’s all about making affective tools that mesh well with our emotions, without putting all the focus on beauty and design.
Attractive things work better, but they should focus on beign practical as well.Read more “Book of the Week #11 – “Emotional Design””
By writing The Laws of Simplicity, John Maeda provided us with an accessible guide that covers business and life, design and technology, observing the principle: “Simplicity equals sanity”.
In only 100 pages, he was able to introduce three key principles and ten laws that will help you to balance simplicity and complexity in your life.
Making a living from what we love doing the most sometime can make us “Losing our Souls”.. but Mr. Shaughnessy has our backs covered!
This book covers topics that range from setting up a studio to collaborating with clients.
Designers and creatives, come take a look!Read more “Book of the Week #9 – “How To Be a Graphic Designer without Losing Your Soul””
Thinking can sometimes feel hard. When we work or create, our thought gets a bit confused and we end up being less efficient in what we do. Edward De Bono blessed us with his guide, to learn how to use his “Six Thinking Hats” to improve our thinking and our productivity!Read more “Book of the Week #8 – “Six Thinking Hats””
Struggling with fear, doubts and distractions can delay our success and make us fail in our great ambitions. Steven Pressfield helps all of us with this practical guide, to help us reach the highest discipline and get our work done!Read more “Book of the Week #7 – “The War of Art””
Did you know that the most famous artists, in reality, were actually not starving at all?
Jeff Goins exposed the truth about poor starving artists and this old myth in his bestseller, teaching creatives how to switch from “starve” to “thrive”.
After you had learned how to unlock your creativity stealing from others in “Steal Like An Artist”, is now time to get generous, and let others steal from you.
Austin Kleon will guide you in the understanding of 10 simple rules to get known out there!
You need more control, to face your fears and find happiness in your work? Give this book a chance to help you!Read more “Book of the week #2 – “Book of Ideas 1””
This book could help you to be more productive and succesfull.. maybe you should give it a try!Read more “Book of The Week #1 – “Creative Confidence””
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