A book-length summary of interviews with people who own design studios. This was pretty well-written and organized, but it’s hard to distill meaningful practical advice from what is effectively oral history. The interviewees seem to be speaking off-the-cuff and often say things like “The culture of trust really hinges on your ability to communicate with each other.” That said, I found some of the chapters very informative, particularly the one on talent and hiring. It’s worth reading this book if you are aiming for a career in the current version of the design industry.
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