THE good Book CLUB

From ur­ban de­sign to dress­ing For suc­cess, th­ese are the books ev­ery as­pir­ing cre­ative needs on their shelves…

Good (UAE) - - CONTENTS -

get in­spired with th­ese tomes on cre­ativ­ity

things a lit­tle bird told me: Confessions of the Cre­ative mind Biz Stone

Biz stone, the co-founder of Twit­ter, has been given many ti­tles in his life­time, from gq’s nerd of the year to one of Time’s most influential peo­ple in the world. if, as he ar­gues here, op­por­tu­nity can be man­u­fac­tured, he is the man to teach you how.

make good art Neil Gaiman

in May 2012, au­thor Neil gaiman’s com­mence­ment ad­dress to Philadel­phia’s Univer­sity of the arts en­cour­aged the fledg­ling painters, mu­si­cians and writ­ers as­sem­bled to think out­side the box to make good art. The full text, il­lus­trated by graphic artist Chip Kidd, now seeks to in­spire those reading at home.

Stuff mat­ters: ex­plor­ing the mar­velous ma­te­ri­als that Shape our man­made World Mark Miodownik

Why is glass see-through? What makes elas­tic stretchy? Ma­te­ri­als sci­en­tist Miodownik’s trea­tise on the mir­a­cles of en­gi­neer­ing will make you see stuff in a whole new way.

blog, inc.: blog­ging for pas­sion, profit, and to Cre­ate Com­mu­nity Joy Deangdeel­ert Cho and Meg Ma­teo Ilasco

With roughly 95,000 blogs launched ev­ery 24 hours, stand­ing out from the on­line crowd is tough. From fi­nance to de­sign, al­low suc­cess­ful blog­ger Joy Cho to help you on your way.

Walk­a­ble City: HOW Down­town Can Save amer­ica, one Step at a time Jeff Speck

speck has ded­i­cated his ca­reer to de­ter­min­ing what makes cities thrive, and while his trea­tise on walk­a­bil­ity fo­cusses on amer­ica, amid the ever chang­ing land­scape of the Uae, it’s more than rel­e­vant. Pre­pare to look at your city afresh…

Change your Clothes, Change your life: be­cause you Can’t go naked Ge­orge Bres­cia

They say you should dress for the job you want, not the job you have, and style expert Bres­cia aims to show you how. de­signed to make you think twice about fash­ion and how it can af­fect the way you feel, this is much more than a mere style tome.

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