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Who's Publishing What: How to Make Mistakes on Purpose

Based on Laurie Rosenwald's popular workshop, How to Make Mistakes On Purpose: Bring Order to Your Chaos reveals an intuitive, entertaining way to come up with truly original ideas. The book will be released Nov. 9 from Hachette.

A fresh, colorful guide to discovery, with clearly marked directions and witty prompts, this is a book about living a productive, individualistic life. Whatever your job, it gives you a way to zig while everyone around you can only zag. It will also make you laugh along the way.

Rosenwald is a New York City-based illustrator, artist, designer, and book creator whose work is a mix of collage, drawing, painting and storytelling.

She has designed book jackets as well as books for Vintage, Little Brown, Houghton Mifflin and Knopf. Her many illustration clients include The New York Times, New York Magazine, The Atlantic, Harper's, the Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, The Believer, The Baffler and countless others.

As a designer, Rosenwald has worked for Ikea, Sony Music, Warner Brothers, Target, the Sundance Channel, Noggin, Bloomingdale's, Barney's, Neiman Marcus, Ogilvy, Jay Walter Thompson, Bravo, Nickelodeon, Conde Nast and The Whitney Museum.

She is also the author of New York Notebook, All the Wrong People Have Self-Esteem as well as And to Name Just a Few: Red, Yellow, Green, Blue.

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