Bookshelf: What We’re Reading


New from HBR Press, entrepreneurs should check out Worthless, Impossible, and Stupid: How Contrarian Entrepreneurs Create and Capture Extraordinary Value – a look at the contrarian ideas and methods that build successful business. Tom Dixon’s retrospective catalog of his product designs, Dixonary, organizes each of his projects with a photo of an inspiration image, and a paragraph explaining the inspiration and connection. And Formica Forever celebrates the evolution of the material for its 100-year anniversary, designed by Abbott Miller of Pentagram.

(Image of Matali Crasset’s Bibliothèque de Plage)