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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-

tb303 · 2012-12-26 · Original thread
Developers looking to increase their design vocabulary and skillset outside of top five lists may find this introductory book beneficial:

azharcs · 2010-06-30 · Original thread
These were some of the books which taught me a lot about Design were:

Don't make me Think by Steve Krug

Non-Designer's Design Book

Universal Principles of Design

Also make sure you go through design's everyday on, they have some really amazing designers and design.

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