The Shape of Design

Frank Chimero

The Shape of Design Paperback


There are many practical design books about tools and methods, but very few that cover the mindset of making. What are the opportunities, problems, and possibilities of the creative practice? And once the work is done, what happens when it is released into the world?

The Shape of Design is a rumination on making things for other people. It weaves its way through the creative process, craft, and storytelling to see the whole picture: we make the world and the world makes us.

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Chimero wraps his ideas in a clear, strong voice that is witty at times, poignant at others. … If you create things, the book’s insights will inform the way you think about your work, regardless of how you make your living.The Atlantic
From the very first line, Frank grabs you by the neurons and heartstrings, and doesn’t let go until the very last. Brainpickings