How to Make {Almost} Everything

From the original ReadyMakers themselves (founders Shoshana Berger and Grace Hawthorne) comes this new book full of the same kind of clever, well-designed projects that have earned ReadyMade props from the National Magazine Awards and design snobs alike. An idea-well of projects includes a Moss-worthy glass water bottle chandelier (pictured after the jump) to instructions that suggest readers cut a window in the cover and …

Deathmatch in the Stacks

In celebration of their new book, The Game Design Reader: A Rules of Play Anthology, indie games evangelist Eric Zimmerman from GameLab and the lovely Director of Graduate Studies in the DT department at Parsons Katie Salen present an evening of discussion and debate about the past, present, and future of games. The book, edited by Katie and Eric, is a collection of essays from …

Neubau Welt

Tired of the same old vector graphics everyone uses? Neubau Welt is a new book filled with 1000+ editable illustrations by Berlin-based designer Stefan Gandl (he also penned the collectable DSOS1) and his crew, Neubau. From silhouetted trees to lear jets, the encyclopedic collection features a wide variety of everyday objects. A useful alternative to ClipArt, purchasers get exclusive rights to the highly detailed, enlargable …