Books on Design


After chatting with Andres Lazo about his work learning about experience design, he sent me his reading list.

Here is a list of books on design, started with Andres' list. Enjoy!

The List

The Inmates Are Running The Asylum

Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All

Deiter Rams: As Little Design as Possible

Don't Make Me Think

Grid Systems in Graphic Design

Megg's History of Graphic Design

Rocket Surgery Made Easy

The Design Method: A Philosophy and Process for Functional Visual Communication (Voices That Matter)

The Design of Everyday Things

The Elements of Typographic Style

The Humane Interface: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems

The Vignelli Canon

Thoughts on Design

Universal Principles of Design