Adam Ho is a freelance designer from New York. Adam has previously worked at Huge, Airbnb, Zendesk on the brand design team, and on the design team at Pencils of Promise.

  • Design As Art

    One of the last surviving members of the futurist generation, Bruno Munari’s ,is an illustrated journey into the artistic possibilities of modern design translated by Patrick Creagh published as part of the ‘Penguin on Design’ series in Penguin Modern Classics.,’The designer of today re-establishes the long-lost contact between art and the public, between living people and art as a living thing’,Bruno Munari was among the most inspirational designers of all time, described by Picasso as ‘the new Leonardo’. Munari insisted that design be beautiful, functional and accessible, and this enlightening and highly entertaining book sets out his ideas about visual, graphic and industrial design and the role it plays in the objects we use everyday. Lamps, road signs, typography, posters, children’s books, advertising, cars and chairs – these are just some of the subjects to which he turns his illuminating gaze.

  • The Intelligent Lifestyle Magazine

    How can infographics help magazines and newspapers succeed? Francesco Franchi, author of Designing News, answers this question in The Intelligent Lifestyle Magazine.,Francesco Franchi is the art director of IL: Intelligence in Lifestyle, the monthly magazine supplement to the Italian daily newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore. From its typography concept to its infographics, its striking editorial design makes a significant contribution to the high brand recognition that IL enjoys worldwide.,The Intelligent Lifestyle Magazine is the first comprehensive monograph about this magazine. From an insider s perspective, it tells the story of how IL s consistent visual and journalistic quality developed. Numerous examples are used to explain editorial concepts and branding elements. The book offers inspiration for art directors, designers, media professionals, and anyone who ever wished they could learn more about this groundbreaking Italian publication in English.

  • The Martian

    Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars.,Now, he’s sure he’ll be the first person to die there.,After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he???s alive???and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive.,Chances are, though, he won’t have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plain-old “human error” are much more likely to kill him first.,But Mark isn’t ready to give up yet. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills???and a relentless, dogged refusal to quit???he steadfastly confronts one seemingly insurmountable obstacle after the next. Will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the impossible odds against him?