It is both A BOOK AND A BIBLE of sorts:
It investigates and illuminates the
SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIPS in nature, art,
science, economics, philosophy, technology, and design.”
ABOUT THE BOOK
INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHOR
Teachers: free exam copies of Design by Nature and teaching support materials, including pdf slideshows and chapter notes, are available on the Pearson Higher Education website.
Maggie will be speaking for the Herald Design Conference in Seoul, South Korea this October. The site is not yet available in English, coming soon.
Join the Design by Nature Facebook Group and share your work inspired by nature! More than 500 have joined from around the world. Nature unifies all.
A great experience teaching teachers at ArtFest '13 about the principles and forms of Design by Nature. I look forward to seeing you again soon and meeting your students in Honduras, India, Ecuador, Costa Rica and México.
Maggie was interviewed in May by Debbie Millman for Design Matters in NYC. Check it out here.
Did you miss my Design by Nature Webinar on May 29th? Learn the significance of the 5 basic shapes and how to create your personal symbol and a digital mandala at your convenience, wherever you are in the world! These are the eternal symbols of truth that connect all humans everywhere.
The TEDxAcequiaMadre talk on Design by Nature is now available on YouTube (18:38)! This presentation was given in Santa Fe, New Mexico on November 3, 2012.
A new article posted on Smashing Magazine on the ambigrams we love and why: The Organic Ambigram.
"The Best Design Advice I Ever Got" interview with Peacphpit Press. I had a dad who taught me a lot. Unselfishly.
Teaching resources are now available to educators for FREE on the Pearson website for Design by Nature. The resources include slideshows, notes, examples of work from my students and additional exercises.
Design by Nature has been released in Spanish by Anaya Mulitmedia (Diseño Inspirado en la Naturaleza).
Design by Nature is now available...in Korean!
Local iQ profile in the current issue: Mass Communication.
Design by Nature is reviewed in the new Communication Arts Magazine May/June 2012 Illustration Annual by DK Holland.
Design by Nature reviewed as "essential" reading for designers by the American Library Association's Choice Reviews Online May 2012 issue.
My interview with KUNM/Women's Focus is now housed in the audio and video section of the Design by Nature website.