I liked the cover design for Alan Dean Foster's Predators I Have Known. I visited the site of the designer, Jim Tierney and came across his beautiful designs for four Jules Verne novels. The jacket for 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is cut to resemble waves, exposing the cloth cover.
I don't think these books are commercially available. They seem to be part of Tierney's senior thesis work.
imprint has a short piece about Tierney.
Jim Tierney portfolio
Charles Platt’s growing series of electronics books are the best I’ve come across. He explains concepts very clearly, and his illustrations are excellent. His latest book in the series is called Easy Electronics. It covers voltage, resistance, capacitors, transistors, integrated circuits, and more. No tools are needed to complete the projects in this book.
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Just as in almost any industry that seeks high-demand, well-trained workers, certification often becomes key. For project managers, that means anyone who’s serious about serving in that role with a respected company knows they’re going to need the seal of approval in one of the field’s most recognized methodologies before they stand much of a […]
Popping a new battery in a smoke detector or adding salt to your water softener are easy fixes. But if you run into trouble or a necessary repair in a cramped, tight place, sometimes with no obvious fix or easy access, it can be a pretty frustrating exercise. Since flying blind is the absolute worst, […]