Schooled

September 16, 2009 § Leave a comment

Have to admit I feel unusually dorky about this one…

For the first time in almost two decades I’m not a student and here I am writing a syllabus for myself! Well, as any real designer knows you’ve got to start with research, and there’s nothing I love more than research anyways. Posting my reading list here will hopefully keep me on track. I suppose phase one of phase one of project: Figure it Out will be finding an English bookshop in Seoul.

BOOKS

Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson

Eat,Pray,Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert

Half the Sky by Sheryl WuDunn and Nicholas Kristof

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Running After Antelope by Scott Carrier

Design Like you Give a Damn by Architecture for Humanity

Do Good Design: How Designers can Change the World by David B. Berman

The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between the Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World by Jacqueline Novogratz

Born to Run by Christopher McDougall

The Value of Nothing by Raj Patel

BLOGS

Nicholas Kristof: On the Ground
Bruce Mau Design
Good.Is series blogs

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