Tag Archives: HOW Books: Exclusive Excerpts & Design Book Reviews

6 Gorgeous Gifts for Designers & Creatives

Are you looking for beautiful gifts for designers? We’ve got a few items here that have been featured in recent issues of HOW Magazine, and we’re beyond thrilled that we have a few available for sale in HOW’s official store, MyDesignShop. From our usual array of excellent design books to a lovely wall clock,...

Popular Lies About Graphic Design

Popular Lies About Graphic Design A new book by Craig Ward reviewed by Ed Roberts What’s the biggest lie you’ve ever been told about design? Milton Glaser says, “Less is more.” David Carson answers by saying, “You can’t judge a book by its cover.” And years ago, James Victore was told “you can’t use...

Design Rebels Unite

  Design RebelsUnite! Top design professionals will be meeting to discuss all the details of socially conscious design at the launch event for The Design Activist’s Handbook, a new title from HOW Books, on November 12 from 7-8:30pm. The event will be held at the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe in New York City. Topics on the line include...

Blogging for Creatives How Designers, Artists, Crafters and Writers Can Blog to Make Contacts, Win Business and Build Success By Robin Houghton

Deal of the Week: Blogging for Creatives by @RobinHoughton

You know the first thing a potential client does after he or she meets you is google you, right? That’s why it’s so important to have an online presence that reflects who you are and the good work you do. The new book Blogging for Creatives by Robin Houghton teaches you how to have a beautiful,...

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Deal of the Week: The Complete Designer

Available only for the rest of this month, The Complete Designer Ultimate Collection is a compendium of design career resources inspired by HOW Design Live—which is two short weeks away! This collection is crazy—it’s nearly $390 worth of design resources for $119—but there are only 100 available, and once they’re gone, they’re gone. This...

Free Virtual Book Signing with Patrick McNeil

Patrick McNeil, author of the bestselling Web Designer’s Idea Books series, is hosting a FREE webinar to celebrate the launch of his new book, The Designer’s Web Handbook on Tuesday, May 15, from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. to noon Pacific time). McNeil’s new book is a guide to working with and...

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Deal of the Week: 5th Anniversary Warehouse Sale

Holy cow! The premier place for design books, magazines and videos— MyDesignShop.com—is 5 years young this week. And we’re celebrating with a big warehouse sale for this week only. Here are some highlights for web designers: Brian Miller’s Above the Fold: was $30, now $12! David Holston’s The Strategic Designer: was $35, now $21! Patrick...