Tools for Inquiry

We’re building a collection of tools, books, and ephemera to incorporate into our tours and programs. We’re excited to share our growing library so it’s accessible for curious people.

 

We design tools for our inspiration tours and programs. Soon we’ll be selling some of them.

Plant/Creativity Cards   © 2019 Julka Almquist, We’ve developed a prototype of these cards, and are evolving them in conjunction with our  Landscape program .

Plant/Creativity Cards
© 2019 Julka Almquist, We’ve developed a prototype of these cards, and are evolving them in conjunction with our Landscape program.

Custom inspiration kits  have a list of words, questions, and other ephemera like poems, zines, or that enhance and extend the experience.

Custom inspiration kits have a list of words, questions, and other ephemera like poems, zines, or that enhance and extend the experience.

9 Powerful Questions  ©Field Experience

9 Powerful Questions
©Field Experience

Guiding questions for inspiration kits

Guiding questions for inspiration kits

Culture of Innovation Cards  ©Field Experience and Transcend

Culture of Innovation Cards
©Field Experience and Transcend

Custom methodology booklets

Custom methodology booklets


We also curate tools created by designers, artists, and academics.

Rule of Thirds Finder  by Parsons & Charlesworth

Rule of Thirds Finder
by Parsons & Charlesworth

Oblique Strategies Cards   by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt

Oblique Strategies Cards
by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt

Golden Section Finder  by Parsons & Charlesworth

Golden Section Finder
by Parsons & Charlesworth

Various Frameworks  made into artifacts for our inspiration kits in order to analyze an experience or idea.

Various Frameworks made into artifacts for our inspiration kits in order to analyze an experience or idea.

Story Stitch  by Green Card Voices

Story Stitch
by Green Card Voices


And we have a growing collection of books that reflect our interests in exploration, inspiration, inquiry, curiosity, and creativity.

The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life  by Twyla Tharp

The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life
by Twyla Tharp

Adventures with a Hand Lens  by Richard Headstrom

Adventures with a Hand Lens
by Richard Headstrom

The Tactile Workshops  by Bruno Munari

The Tactile Workshops
by Bruno Munari

Doing Sensory Ethnography   by Sarah Pink

Doing Sensory Ethnography
by Sarah Pink

The Secret Life of Plants   by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird

The Secret Life of Plants
by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird

Broken Flowers  by Jenne Grabowski

Broken Flowers
by Jenne Grabowski

Outside Lies Magic: Regaining History and Awareness in Everyday Places  by John R. Stilgoe

Outside Lies Magic: Regaining History and Awareness in Everyday Places
by John R. Stilgoe

Wanderlust: A History of Walking  by Rebecca Solnit

Wanderlust: A History of Walking
by Rebecca Solnit

Arranging Things: A Rhetoric of Object Placement  by Leonard Koren

Arranging Things: A Rhetoric of Object Placement
by Leonard Koren

The Practice of Everyday Life  by Michele de Certeau

The Practice of Everyday Life
by Michele de Certeau

Art as Experience  by John Dewey

Art as Experience
by John Dewey

Learning by Heart: Teachings to Free the Creative Spirit  by Corita Kent and Jan Steward

Learning by Heart: Teachings to Free the Creative Spirit
by Corita Kent and Jan Steward

Learning by Doing on the Farm  edited by Robert J. Kett and Anna Kryczka

Learning by Doing on the Farm
edited by Robert J. Kett and Anna Kryczka

Do/Design: Why Beauty is the Key to Everything  by Alan Moore

Do/Design: Why Beauty is the Key to Everything
by Alan Moore

Thoughtless Acts  by Jane Fulton Suri

Thoughtless Acts
by Jane Fulton Suri

Taking Part: A Workshop Approach to Collective Creativity  by Lawrence Halprin and Jim Burns

Taking Part: A Workshop Approach to Collective Creativity
by Lawrence Halprin and Jim Burns

Walking Sculpture  by Lexi Lee Sullivan

Walking Sculpture
by Lexi Lee Sullivan

A Flower with Love  by Bruno Munari

A Flower with Love
by Bruno Munari

The RSVP Cycles: Creative Processes in the Human Environment  by Lawrence Halprin

The RSVP Cycles: Creative Processes in the Human Environment
by Lawrence Halprin

Ways of Seeing  by John Berger

Ways of Seeing
by John Berger

A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia  by Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari

A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia
by Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari

Learning to Love You More  by Harrell Fletcher and Miranda July

Learning to Love You More
by Harrell Fletcher and Miranda July

Drawing a Tree  by Bruno Munari

Drawing a Tree
by Bruno Munari

How to Be an Explorer of the World  by Keri Smith

How to Be an Explorer of the World
by Keri Smith

Green Escapes  by Toby Musgrave

Green Escapes
by Toby Musgrave

Deep Listening: A Composer’s Sound Practice  by Pauline Oliveros

Deep Listening: A Composer’s Sound Practice
by Pauline Oliveros

What is Landscape?  by John R. Stilgoe

What is Landscape?
by John R. Stilgoe

Blanco  by Awoiska van der Molen

Blanco
by Awoiska van der Molen

Collective Actions: Audience Recollections from the First Five Years, 1976-1981  translated from the Russian by Yelena Kalinsky.

Collective Actions: Audience Recollections from the First Five Years, 1976-1981
translated from the Russian by Yelena Kalinsky.

Sister Outsider  by Audre Lorde

Sister Outsider
by Audre Lorde

Unlearning Exercises: Art Organizations as Sites for Unlearning  by Emily Pethick, Andrea Phillips, Kerstin Stakemeier, Yolande Van Der Heide, Binna Choi (Editor)

Unlearning Exercises: Art Organizations as Sites for Unlearning
by Emily Pethick, Andrea Phillips, Kerstin Stakemeier, Yolande Van Der Heide, Binna Choi (Editor)

The Artist's Way  by Julia Cameron

The Artist's Way
by Julia Cameron

Braiding Sweetgrass   by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Braiding Sweetgrass
by Robin Wall Kimmerer