Beautifully designed and lavishly illustrated with four-color photographs, sketches, and watercolors, renowned international fashion designer and icon Collette Dinnigan provides intimate and revealing insights into her life, creative, process, and work. Collette Dinnigan's collections are sold in every corner of the world, and her designs have been worn by a coterie of leading actresses, celebrities, and royalty, including Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, Emily Blunt, Halle Barry, Madonna, and Julia Roberts. Her work has graced major feature films and television shows, such as Sex and the City, Baz Luhrman's Australia, Gossip Girl, and the Oprah Winfrey show, and has been highlighted in every major fashion magazine worldwide and in numerous fashion anthologies. In this sumptuous volume packaged in a cloth case with a gorgeous watercolor screened on it by Dinnigan herself, the designer invites us into her life, from what drives her and how she achieved success to the inspirations behind her designs and how her bohemian childhood shaped her development as an artist. Obsessive Creative takes us into the mind and heart of this imaginative, forward-thinking designer, her clothes, and her passions. It is also a behind-the-scenes look at the world of high fashion, from the studio where Collette's sublimely beautiful clothes are made to a beading factory in India to backstage at the Paris shows. Lushly illustrated with photos from top international fashion photographers and from Collette's own family albums, plus numerous collages of the designer's sketches, watercolors, and inspirational materials, objects, and environments, Obsessive Creative is an intensely personal and visually stunning account of Dinnigan's life and work—an inspiring volume sure to excite artists and designers, spark every fashionista's unique creativity, and delight her fans worldwide.
Gain scientific and theological insight into OCD! The Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Pastoral Care for the Road to Change delivers a provocative and stimulating discussion that is meant to inspire new areas of inquiry on this subject. As an OCD sufferer, pastoral counselor, mental health student, or professional, you will reach a new understanding of a complex condition that can destroy the day-to-day lives of its victims. The Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder explores the connection between religion and OCD from many different perspectives. You will explore case studies of OCD with religious connections through interviews, diagnosed symptoms, and discussion of the history of religious figures who suffered with OCD. The book also provides a reference list of organizations that focus on OCD, as well as Web sites and Internet addresses devoted to assisting caretakers and helping sufferers. The Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder will increase your knowledge of: the evolution of humans and animals in relation to personality development and the obsessive-compulsive disorder church leaders with the obsessive-compulsive disorder brain development and biology and their links to the obsessive-compulsive disorder quality of life issues for sufferers, pastors, and caregivers group therapy for OCD sufferers, including personal stories of OCD in connection with faith and religion neurobiological perspectives on theological issues The Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder brings you insightful new research into this complex mental illness, and will assist you in understanding and helping people who suffer from OCD.
Singles, 45s, 7-inchers: they have many names, but they only come in one package (a square of folded cardboard with a miniature poster on either side). The gold standard of Top 40 playlists for decades, these small albums have long been favourites of DJs and collectors who prize them for their small-scale graphic design.Organized chronologically, 45 RPM brings together more than 200 albums from all genres of music, chosen for their innovative design. Included are albums by Paul Anka, The Beatles, Boston Pops, Clash, Donovan, Dizzy Gillespie, Jerry Lee Lewis, Dean Martin and REM.Music historian Chuck Granada presents the history of the 45, its place in the music business and its designers. Each decade of design is introduced by a specialist of that period: Eric Kohler (1950s), Spencer Drake (1960s), Roger Dean (1970s), Bruce Licher (1980s) and Jeff Kleinsmith (1990s).
Wonderfully detailed and obsessively precise, this colouring book calls out to the perfectionist in all of us. Straight from the pen of Peter Myers, an artist with Asperger's Syndrome, these delightfully complex illustrations, reveal the exacting nature of an Asperger mind. Match Peter's detailed drawings with your own meticulous colouring.
When people feel free to speak with authenticity, from their heartat workwithout fear, their workplace becomes a place inspired by shared purpose. Workplace productivity is marked by extraordinary quality. In Heart at Work, explore real stories that will inspire you to want to make speaking from the heart the norm, not the exception. Several practitioner/authors describe and tell actual stories about their own work. A toy manufacturer describes the connection to their customer, children, through play. A soldier describes how his struggle to survive PTSD, enables his ability to support other soldiers. An artistic director and choreographer reveals the transformation that occurs when dancers share in the creative process. College presidents describe their increased ability to open their hearts and then increased staff and student success as people become more engaged. A Medical doctor describe how their own personal transformation impacted his medical practice. Authors describe the ways their inner work and then meaningful sharing with colleagues, results in innovation, creativity and positive action, including better service to clients. If you want to bring your whole self to work, to live a seamless life with mind and heart aligned for the tasks before you, you will find a wise and gentle guide in Heart at Work. Hafiz long ago wrote: Love is the great work, though every heart is first an apprentice . . .. This gem of a book brings these words to life through authentic storiesthat illustrate, inform and inspire the reader to create their own authentic lifes work. Henry Emmons, MD, Author, The Chemistry of Joy; The Chemistry of Calm; and The Chemistry of Joy Workbook:Overcoming Depression Using the Best of Brain Science, Nutrition and the Psychology of Mindfulness, Integrative Psychiatrist, and Health Care Leader.
Provocative takes on cyberbullshit, smartphone zombies, instant gratification, the traffic school of the information highway, and other philosophical concerns of the Internet age. In The Death Algorithm and Other Digital Dilemmas, Roberto Simanowski wonders if we are on the brink of a society that views social, political, and ethical challenges as technological problems that can be fixed with the right algorithm, the best data, or the fastest computer. For example, the “death algorithm ” is programmed into a driverless car to decide, in an emergency, whether to plow into a group of pedestrians, a mother and child, or a brick wall. Can such life-and-death decisions no longer be left to the individual human? In these incisive essays, Simanowski asks us to consider what it means to be living in a time when the president of the United States declares the mainstream media to be an enemy of the people—while Facebook transforms the people into the enemy of mainstream media. Simanowski describes smartphone zombies (or “smombies”) who remove themselves from the physical world to the parallel universe of social media networks; calls on Adorno to help parse Trump's tweeting; considers transmedia cannibalism, as written text is transformed into a postliterate object; compares the economic and social effects of the sharing economy to a sixteen-wheeler running over a plastic bottle on the road; and explains why philosophy mat become the most important element in the automotive and technology industries.
This dramatically revealing memoir follows Barry Feinberg's 45 years of activism, travel, relationships, and creative expression. While the twin narratives of private life and political doings are equally absorbing on their own, it is the relationship between the two—and the story of this relationship's expression through Feinberg's pen, brush, and lens—that provide a unique and compelling perspective on the most significant and volatile decades in South Africa's history.
This first critical monograph places the work of Rem Koolhaas and OMA in a cultural context that allows the reader to better understand the creative process of modern architecture, retracing the career of Rem Koolhaas in chronological and thematic order.
"Although educators are increasingly interested in art education research, there are few anthologies tackling the subject. Research in Art & Design Education answers this call, summarizing important issues in the field such as non-text based approaches and interdisciplinary work. Contributions from internationally renowned researchers explore a broad range of topics in art education, highlighting particular problems and strengths in the literature. The collection features examples of research projects previously published in the International Journal of Art & Design Education. An indispensable and engaging resource, this volume provides a long-awaited aid for students and teachers alike."--PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE.
Creative Writing is a complete writing course that will jump-start your writing and guide you through your first steps towards publication. Suitable for use by students, tutors, writers’ groups or writers working alone, this book offers: a practical and inspiring section on the creative process, showing you how to stimulate your creativity and use your memory and experience in inventive ways in-depth coverage of the most popular forms of writing, in extended sections on fiction, poetry and life writing, including biography and autobiography, giving you practice in all three forms so that you might discover and develop your particular strengths a sensible, up-to-date guide to going public, to help you to edit your work to a professional standard and to identify and approach suitable publishers a distinctive collection of exciting exercises, spread throughout the workbook to spark your imagination and increase your technical flexibility and control a substantial array of illuminating readings, bringing together extracts from contemporary and classic writings in order to demonstrate a range of techniques that you can use or adapt in your own work. Creative Writing: A Workbook with Readings presents a unique opportunity to benefit from the advice and experience of a team of published authors who have also taught successful writing courses at a wide range of institutions, helping large numbers of new writers to develop their talents as well as their abilities to evaluate and polish their work to professional standards. These institutions include Lancaster University and the University of East Anglia, renowned as consistent producers of published writers.
Obsessive Images was first published in 1960. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. As Mark Schorer comments, this is "the last, unfinished work of a distinguished, well loved critic, poet, and professor." After the death of Joseph Warren Beach, his colleague and friend William Van O'Connor, professor of English at the University of Minnesota, prepared the unfinished manuscript of this work for publication and wrote the foreword. The work is primarily a study of certain words, phrases, and images that turn up with unusual frequency in modern American poetry, especially that of the decades of the 1930's and 1940's, and which are used in unusual senses, to carry special symbolisms, or to imply peculiar philosophical attitudes. Since the study is concerned with such recurring images and themes, many poets of distinction, in whose work they are not to be found, are left out, but Professor Beach also discusses the significance of the absence of these poets. Students and critics will gain insight through this work into the characteristic attitudes of a generation of poets. The book is, moreover, a delight to read, reflecting, as it does, Mr. Beach's own love for the study of poetry. As Professor O'Connor points out, the tone is much more personal than that of Mr. Beach's other books.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder strikes one in fifty adults. However, the disorder often remains untreated in young adults, despite advances in diagnostics. Though so many people suffer from OCD, very few seek professional help. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: The Ultimate Teen Guide helps teens understand OCD in greater detail. The guide explains different forms of OCD (checking, cleaning, scrupulosity) and related disorders (such as Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder, Tourette's Syndrome, and Asperger's Disorder). Author Natalie Rompella voices many common concerns teens have when confronted with OCD, including how to deal with school, work, and friends. The book also discusses uncomfortable topics, such as obsessions with sexuality and other unwanted thoughts. The book features insights from teens who suffer from OCD, letting others know they are not alone. The book also encourages teens to seek help through treatment and provides details of different treatment options.
One of the most experienced therapists in the world for treatment-resistant obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) explains the disorder, the treatments available, and the skills needed to overcome and outsmart OCD. • Includes a list of normal "bad" thoughts versus obsessions • Features tests to rate one's guilt, scrupulosity, and OCD • Examines the ways in which guilt is an interfering factor in OCD treatment and recovery • Covers effective strategies for controlling the conscience-related aspects of the disease
Escaping Eden brings together feminist biblical scholars to explore how aspects of social location such as gender, ethnicity, class, and religious background affect biblical interpretation. The volume combines feminist reading strategies with sustained methodological inquiry. Writing in a range of modes including historical and literary criticism, cultural studies, satirical fiction, and the personal essay, the contributors challenge the presumed objectivity of conventional biblical scholarship. Interrogating biblical authority, que(e)rying Jeremiah, exploring translation as a feminist act, and reclaiming texts as diverse as Genesis, Luke, and Philippians, Escaping Eden expands the usual boundaries of biblical academic discourse.
Few syndromes in psychopathology generate as much popular curiosity and clinical exploration as does obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Since the 1970s, research on OCD has increased exponentially. Speci?c advances include an improved grasp of the heterogeneity of the disorder, identi?cation of putative subtyping schemes, and the development of increasingly sophisticated theoretical models of the etiology and maintenance. Perhaps most importantly, research has led to advances in treatment; andwhereasthe?rstlinetherapies(cognitive-behaviortherapyandserotonergicm- ication) are not entirely effective for every sufferer, they have transformed OCD from an unmanageable lifetime af?iction into a treatable problem that need not reduce quality of life. Despite the aforementioned advances, there have emerged a number of sharp disagreements concerning OCD. Differences have surfaced over phenomenological issues, etiological models, and approaches to treatment, and often occur (but not exclusively) along disciplinary lines between biologically oriented and cogniti- behaviorally oriented authorities. For example, medical approaches posit that abn- mal biological processes cause OCD, whereas psychosocial formulations emphasize the role of learning and dysfunctional cognitions. Yet because theoretical conjecture andempirical?ndingsfromwithineachtraditionaretypicallyaddressedtowardd- tinct and narrow audiences, clinicians, researchers, and students with broad interests are hindered from gaining a clear grasp of the diverse (and sometimes polarized) perspectives.
The Book Presents A Collection Of Research Papers On Indian English Literature That Are Wide Ranging In Nature, Dealing With Fiction, Poetry, Drama And Critical Trends. They Cover Earlier Writers, Such As Sri Aurobindo And Bhabani Bhattacharya As Well As Recent Ones Such As Shashi Deshpande And Manju Kapoor. There Is Also A Brief Survey Of Indian English Novel Since 1980. Areas Such As Decolonising English In India As Well As The Impact Of American English On Indian English Have Also Been Included.