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The Book of Books: 500 Years of Graphic Innovation by Mathieu Lommen
5.0 out of 5 stars Immaculate publishing, 28 Dec 2012
This book contains a fantastic selection of the history of Western book design. It is beautifully produced and the text is concise and informative. It is a beautiful book about beautiful books and constitutes extraordinary value. Of all the books I possess, there is none I am more pleased to have.
The Green Guide For Business: The Ultimate Environ&hellip by Chris Goodall
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Well written, 28 Dec 2010
I don't share all Goodall's eco-presuppositions, but I did find this a well written book. Goodall's exposition is clear and rooted in realistic examples. I've read a number of other 'green' business books and rate this much higher (because better informed and more balanced) than the others.
Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionar&hellip by Alexander Osterwalder
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Almost a great book, 31 Oct 2010
Very communicative and visually attractive. Really a great textbook, though it doesn't look like a textbook at all. It's very clear about it's central framework for thinking about business models. I find it quite persuasive on the link between business thinking and design.

I say this is 'almost'a great book because there are a couple of drawbacks. The format and weight of the book make it physically quite difficult to read - you can't easily read it on the train, say, or in bed. And a few sections - such as the parts where the authors seek to graft on other people's thinking, such as 'Blue ocean' strategy - feel undeveloped.

Nevertheless, the most communicable,… Read more

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