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ryanSrich · 2016-10-14 · Original thread
Here's a list of all design books that I give to new hires:

Branded Interactions: Creating the Digital Experience - (

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information -

Universal Principles of Design -

The Interface: IBM and the Transformation of Corporate Design, 1945-1976 -

Multiple Signatures: On Designers, Authors, Readers and Users -

Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation -

Thoughts on Design -

Notes on the Synthesis of Form -

..and a list of ones I'm considering adding:

Unflattening -

Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All -

The Design Method -

Product Design for the Web: Principles of Designing and Releasing Web Products-

ryanmarsh · 2015-08-08 · Original thread
Notes on the Synthesis of Form by Christipher Alexander is the most meaning-dense book I've ever read. The number and quality of his footnotes serve as proof.

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