Abel, B. van. (2011). Open design now: why design cannot remain exclusive. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: BIS Publishers.
Open Design Now looks at design in the new creative commons, co-creation era. It presents practices, tools, and licensing systems, as open design is a way of designing everyone can participate in. Includes essays, cases, and visuals on various issues of open design, as well as practical guidelines for designers, design educators, and policymakers to get started.
Yang, A. (2014). Smart people should build things: how to restore our culture of achievement, build a path for entrepreneurs, and create new jobs in America.
The founder and CEO of Venture for America steers young graduates toward entrepreneurship, interweaving success stories with explanations of why current trends are leading to economic distress and cultural decline.