Book Collection: Design
- Art Direction for the Web, by Andy Clarke, is a good start if you want to make memorable web experiences.
- The Brand Gap, by Marty Neumeier, is an informing read on branding because of the author’s concise writing and clear illustrations.
- Branding: In Five and a Half Steps, by Michael Johnson, is a must-have guide for creating successful branding in any industry.
- Build Your Brand Like You Give a Shit, by Bobby Gillespie, is for you if you give a shit about building your brand through leadership and compassion.
- Designing Brand Identity, by Alina Wheeler, is a comprehensive reference on brand design and development.
- Don’t Make Me Think, Revisited, by Steve Krug, is the go-to guide for user-experience design.
- Ordering Disorder, by Khôi Vinh, is the first book that taught me the concept of grid design.
- Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees, by Lawrence Weschler, consists of conversations with Robert Irwin whose work had been stripped down to its pure essence: lines, dots, discs, and light.
- Things a Little Bird Told Me, by Biz Stone, shares the co-founder’s experience in shaping the culture at Twitter, which puts empathy and humanity before technology and money.