Book Collection: Design

  1. Art Direction for the Web, by Andy Clarke, is a good start if you want to make memorable web experiences.
  2. The Brand Gap, by Marty Neumeier, is an informing read on branding because of the author’s concise writing and clear illustrations.
  3. Branding: In Five and a Half Steps, by Michael Johnson, is a must-have guide for creating successful branding in any industry.
  4. 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.
  5. Designing Brand Identity, by Alina Wheeler, is a comprehensive reference on brand design and development.
  6. Don’t Make Me Think, Revisited, by Steve Krug, is the go-to guide for user-experience design.
  7. Ordering Disorder, by Khôi Vinh, is the first book that taught me the concept of grid design.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.