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Discover how some of the world's best designers have turned near catastrophic failures into hard-won victories. "Design Disasters", the first book of its kind, brings together a collection of essays by today's top designers and design thinkers - including Henry Petrowski, Alissa Walker, Ralph Caplan, Nick Curry, Debbie Millman, and others - reveal the heartbreaking (and sometimes hilarious) mistakes they have made and how they were able to grow from the experiences.The essays explore topics such as the essence of failure and success, the role of failure in a design career, the perils of over-commitment, mistakes made through self-delusion, dealing with clients in the aftermath of failure, and much more.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781581156522
ISBN-10: 1581156529
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publisher: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 30-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Steven Heller

Steven Heller is a columnist for the New York Times Book Review, and the former art director of the New York Times.

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