Aubrey recommended Don't Make Me Think. 10 months ago
Don't Make Me Think
Originally written in 2000, Don't Make Me Think is one of the original books on web design and usability. Although it's been around for a while, the goals and lessons of...
The Design of Everyday Things, by Donald A. Norman
The best book about designing for people. If you've ever been frustrated by a confusing parking meter, or a door than opens the wrong way then this book explains why. This bo...
The Elements of Typographic Style, by Robert Bringhurst
The primary form of communication on the web is through text which makes typography one of the most important aspects to design for. The Elements of Typographic Style will help y...
Universal Principles of Design, by William Lidwell
Simple, clear, comprehensive. This is a solid foundation for problem solving across all areas of design. From hierarchy and Hick's law to mental models and mapping, this text...
As Little Design As Possible, by Sophie Lovell
Breaking away from the other books a little, this is a monograph about Rams and about principles of good design. As little design as possible... Though not specifically a book...
Grid Systems by Josef Muller-Brockmann
A book about using form and structure as a system to help you solve problems. It's more a practical framework for solving problems than just a book about grids. It includes...