November 22, 2021

Must Have Books For Graphic Designers

Books that I recommend

Books have had a great impact on my life tremendously during the past 2 years. During the pandemic I had nothing to do and I felt lost. Books where a great way for me to stay motivated and look at my future in a positive direction. But as a designer there have been lots of books written by professionals who give excellent design tips. Some of these books have inspired me to post more consistently on social media and some have provided great marketing advice. Here are my book recommendations that every designer should read.

This week I wanted to list a couple of books that I recommend that every designer should read.

Interaction of color

Book by Josef Albers

https://amzn.to/3wflqfO

Steal Like an Artist

Book by Austin Kleon

https://amzn.to/3hFttNM

The Elements of Typographic Style

Book by Robert Bringhurst

https://amzn.to/3xjlfkL

Grid Systems in Graphic Design

Book by Josef Müller-Brockmann

https://amzn.to/3wipPOT

How to Use Graphic Design to Sell Things, Explain Things, ...

Book by Michael Bierut

https://amzn.to/3dGFZLq

Designing Brand Identity: An Essential Guide for the Whole Branding Team

Book by Alina Wheeler

https://amzn.to/3jOr7Pj

Thinking with Type

Book by Ellen Lupton

https://amzn.to/3wigKWz

Show Your Work!

Book by Austin Kleon

https://amzn.to/3AsEkTw

Logo Modernism

Book by Jens Muller and R. Roger Remington

https://amzn.to/3dJeUqZ

Principles of Two-dimensional Design

Book by Wucius Wong

https://amzn.to/2V9Yjq3

Draplin Design Co.: Pretty Much Everything

Book by Aaron Draplin

https://amzn.to/3hx4hJ7

Work for Money, Design for Love: Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Starting and Running a Successful Design Business

Book by David W Airey

https://amzn.to/3wmfK3n

Conclusion

This week I wanted to

Resource Links

You can view more resources on my website at www.lodesign.com or you can listen to my podcast here: https://anchor.fm/lodesigns278

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