Things Are What You Make of Them Book


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Handwritten and heartfelt, this pocket-sized book by designer Adam J. Kurtz offers wisdom and empathy from one working artist to others, with perforated pages to share or display. Less "how to" and more "why even," this book is an encouraging reminder of our inner strength and intrinsic power to create. 

Recommended for creatives, makers, artists, and writers of all kinds, whether you're a professional, hobbyist, still figuring it out, or somewhere in between. 

With a foreword by Design*Sponge founder Grace Bonney.


  • Softcover book 
  • 146 pages

About the Maker

Adam J. Kurtz (aka Adam JK) is a designer, artist, author, and speaker whose illustrative work is rooted in honesty, humor and a little darkness. His books, including Things Are What You Make of Them, have been translated into a dozen languages worldwide. ADAMJK® is an art and stationery brand focused on gifts that are fun, weird, sentimental, and often literal.

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