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Kern and Burn

Conversations With Design Entrepreneurs (e-book)

by Tim Hoover and Jessica Karle
Learn from 30 leading design entrepreneurs how to find the courage and the determination to found startups & channel personal passions into a self made career!

Read this beautiful and authentic book on how decisions shape identities and the right risks to take, on loving your work and becoming your best creative self.

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Contents

  • Foreword

    by Keenan Cummings

  • Introduction

    by The Authors

  • Ben Pieratt

    Take Greater Opportunities

  • Randy J. Hunt

    Design and Build

  • Kate Bingaman-Burt

    Fail in Good Spirits

  • Elliot Jay Stocks

    Create With Passion

  • Christian Helms

    Always Ask for Advice

  • Wilson Miner

    Be Curious, and Ask Questions

  • Dan Provost

    Give It a Go

  • Andy McMillan

    Build a Community

  • Kyle Sollenberger

    Keep Moving Forward

  • Peter Buchanan-Smith

    Start Making

  • Neil Blumenthal

    Change the World

  • Armin Vit

    Provide a Jolt

  • Chris Coyier

    Fall in Love With an Idea

  • Jen Bilik

    Value Your Audience

  • Tad Carpenter

    Love It, or Leave It

  • Don Clark

    Create What You Love

  • Jessica Hische

    Determine Your Own Value

  • Riley Cran

    Dare to Change an Industry

  • Josh Brewer

    Create to Share

  • Enrique Allen

    Learn by Doing

  • Jake Nickell

    Make Work With Friends

  • Katie Kirk

    Design Your Life

  • Dusty Summers

    Stay Restless

  • Scott Wilson

    Make Your Ideas Real

  • Duane King

    Thinking Is Living

  • Aaron Draplin

    Hammer All Night Long

  • Mikey Burton

    Make It Fun

  • Mimi O Chun

    Transcend Your Discipline

  • Joe Gebbia

    Solve Your Own Problems

Some facts about the book

4.29/5 on Goodreads
5/5 amazon rating
129 pages
77,217 words

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About the authors

Tim Hoover is a freelance designer and writer living and working in Brooklyn. He is the cofounder of Kern and Burn, and The People's Pennant, and former partner at The Infantree. He received his MFA in Graphic Design from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). He's quasi-Amish, and overly certain he s on the verge of starting a really-disruptive-and-valuable company.

Jessica Karle Heltzel is a designer and writer living and working in New York. She is the cofounder of Kern and Burn, and The People's Pennant. She received her MFA in Graphic Design from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). She works as a designer for General Assembly and often can be spotted carrying 14 bags through the streets of Manhattan.

Learn from 30 leading design entrepreneurs how to find the courage and the determination to found startups & channel personal passions into a self made career!