Design Management

Business and Legal Forms for Industrial Designers

Forty-five essential forms and checklists-all ready to copy and put to immediate use in any industrial design studio-are provided here. Each form includes step-by-step instructions and can be used as is, or easily tailored to meet a specific business situation. Some of the forms include jobs master index, project plan and budget, time sheet, creative log, initial survey, estimate request form, work change order, collection letters, and much more.

 

I Wish I Worked There: A Look Inside the Most Creative Spaces in Business

Revealing some of the world's most inspiring workplaces, I Wish I Worked There! investigates the way 20 famous brands have put innovation at the heart of their culture. Photographs and illustrations detail the way in which companies accommodate creative activity through spaces that: stimulate, enable reflection, promote collaboration and encourage play. Easy-to-adopt principles assist the design, creation or selection of spaces that support creative endeavour.

The Fundamentals of Design Management

The Fundamentals of Design Management is a comprehensive reference book for anyone seeking an introduction to the basic concepts and principles that inform the management of design projects, teams and processes within the creative industries.

The Kickstarter Handbook: Real-Life Success Stories of Artists, Inventors, and Entrepreneurs

So you want to produce a short film. Or design a new line of jewelry. Or manufacture a revolutionary solar-powered garden sprinkler. There's just one catch: You need $100,000 to finance your dreams, and your checking account has barely enough to cover next month's rent.

Enter Kickstarter—a phenomenal "crowdfunding" website launched in 2009 that brings venture capital to the masses. On Kickstarter, it's not uncommon for folks to raise $50,000, $100,000, $250,000, or even millions!

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