43 of the Best Web Design Books You Should Read

  1. Hooked How to Build Habit-Forming Products by Nir Eyal (2014)

2. The Design of Everyday Things Revised and Expanded Edition by Don Norman (2013)

3. The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman (2014)

4. Don’t Make Me Think, Revisited A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability by Steve Krug (2014)

5. In Progress See Inside a Lettering Artist’s Sketchbook and Process, from Pencil to Vector by Jessica Hische (2015)

6. UX Strategy How to Devise Innovative Digital Products that People Want by Jaime Levy (2015)

7. The Elements of Typographic Style Version 4.0: 20th Anniversary Edition by Robert Bringhurst (2013)

8. Articulating Design Decisions Communicate with Stakeholders, Keep Your Sanity, and Deliver the Best User Experience by Tom Greever (2015)

9. Draplin Design Co. Pretty Much Everything by Aaron James Draplin (2016)

10. About Face The Essentials of Interaction Design by Alan Cooper, Robert Reimann, David Cronin (2014)

11. Logo Design Love A Guide to Creating Iconic Brand Identities, 2nd Edition by David Airey (2014)

12. Burn Your Portfolio Stuff they don’t teach you in design school, but should by Michael Janda (2014)

13. Thinking with Type, 2nd revised and expanded edition A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students by Ellen Lupton (2010)

14. Rocket Surgery Made Easy The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Fixing Usability Problems by Steve Krug (2009)

15. Looking Good in Print A Guide to Basic Design for Desktop Publishing by Roger C. Parker (1988)

16. Kern and Burn Conversations With Design Entrepreneurs by Tim Hoover, Jessica Karle Heltzel (2013)

17. Creative Workshop 80 Challenges to Sharpen Your Design Skills by David Sherwin (2010)

18. Mapping Experiences A Complete Guide to Creating Value through Journeys, Blueprints, and Diagrams by James Kalbach (2016)

19. Designing Multi-Device Experiences by Michal Levin (2014)

20. Lessons in Typography Must-know typographic principles presented through lessons, exercises, and examples by Jim Krause (2015)

21. Design as Art by Bruno Munari (2008)

22. The User Experience Team of One A Research and Design Survival Guide by Leah Buley (2013)

23. UX Research Practical Techniques for Designing Better Products by Brad Nunnally, David Farkas (2016)

24. Just My Type A Book About Fonts by Simon Garfield (2012)

25. Designing For Social Change Strategies for Community-Based Graphic Design by Andrew Shea (2012)

26. Design The Invention of Desire by Jessica Helfand (2016)

27. Typography by Denise Gonzales Crisp, William F. Temple (2012)

28. Information Architecture For the Web and Beyond by Louis Rosenfeld, Peter Morville, Jorge Arango (2015)

29. Designing Voice User Interfaces Principles of Conversational Experiences by Cathy Pearl (2016)

30. Thoughts on Design by Paul Rand (2014)

31. Drawing Type An Introduction to Illustrating Letterforms by Alex Fowkes (2014)

32. Typography Sketchbooks. Steven Heller & Lita Talarico by Steven Heller (2012)

33. Designing Connected Products UX for the Consumer Internet of Things by Claire Rowland, Elizabeth Goodman, Martin Charlier (2015)

34. Designing for Performance Weighing Aesthetics and Speed by Lara Callender Hogan (2014)

35. Thinking and Deciding, 4th Edition by Jonathan Baron (2007)

36. The Elements of User Experience User-Centered Design for the Web and Beyond by Jesse James Garrett (2010)

37. An Essay on Typography by Eric Gill, Christopher Skelton (2015)

38. The UX Book Process and Guidelines for Ensuring a Quality User Experience by Rex Hartson, Pardha Pyla (2012)

39. Change by Design How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation by Tim Brown (2009)

40. Measuring the User Experience Collecting, Analyzing, and Presenting Usability Metrics by Thomas Tullis, William Albert (2008)

41. Exploring Typography by Tova Rabinowitz (2015)

42. Jost Hochuli Detail In Typography by Jost Hochuli (2015)

43. Designing with Type, 5th Edition The Essential Guide to Typography by James Craig, Irene Korol Scala (2006)

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