At Practice Space we don’t just have a studio and a shop, we also have a library.
These books are the heart of it:
The Practice of Everyday Life, Michel De Certeau
Art as Experience, John Dewey
Walden Two, BF Skinner
People’s History of the United States, Howard Zinn
Bowling Alone and Better Together, Robert Putnam
The Nature and Aesthetics of Design / The Nature and Art of Workmanship, David Pye
Design for Ecological Democracy, Randolph Hester
Women in Clothes, Sheila Heti et al.
The Age of Homespun, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Practice, Dan Bell
Women of Influence (whom we call patron saintesses)
Virginia Woolf, Agnes Martin, Charlotte Salomon, Jane Jacobs, Rachel Carson, Anni Albers, Mfk Fisher, Julia Child, Marguerite Wildenhain, Corita Kent, Ray Eames, Ursula K LeGuin, Martha Graham, Georgia O’Keeffe, Rebecca Solnit, Martha Graham, Julia Morgan, Hilma af Klint