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.
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.
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.