Inspirational Statements to Celebrate Self-Expression
By Oliver Luke Delorie (Author), Peter Dawson (Foreword)
A creative manifesto can trigger new ways of seeing problems, encourage us to be daring, and help us find our way out when we feel stuck in a rut. Here, you’ll find 100 inspiring examples from a wide variety of creatives, including writers, designers, architects, and engineers. These manifestos come in many different shapes and sizes, but each one addresses fundamental questions about what it means to be creative, where creativity comes from, and how to be more creative in your everyday life. Along with interactive, thought-provoking prompts to record your personal reflections, you’ll also find a short introduction to the history of the manifesto and how manifestos have motivated people around the world.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Oliver Luke Delorie is the author of Wabi Sabi: Finding Beauty in Imperfection and Shinrin-Yoku: The Healing Art of Forest Bathing. He lives in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia.
Peter Dawson is the founder of Grade Design, a London-based graphic design studio. Peter has worked with a diverse range of clients over the years including the British Museum, Historic Royal Palaces, The National Museum of Qatar, Rolex, Royal Mail, Victoria and Albert Museum, Thames & Hudson, and Yale University Press. He has designed a number of bestselling and award-winning illustrated titles. Peter has written numerous articles on design and typography for various industry journals, and is the coauthor of Graphic Design Rules and author of The Field Guide to Typography and The Essential Type Directory. He currently lives and works in London.