Five Recommended Graphic Design booksMar 01, 2022
These are my recommended books for design thinking, design inspiration and branding. There are many books out there but these are ones I have read, seen and would endorse.
Non-designers design book - Robin Williams
No experience, no clue what goes where on a page? This is the perfect start for true beginners.
Art of Looking Sideways - Alan Fletcher
Need some inspiration? This is a great way to start thinking differently and visually. It's a primer for visual intelligence. From the co-founder of Pentagram (one of the top agencies in the world.) It's a doorstep of a book.
A Smile in the Mind - Beryl McAlhone & David Stuart
Wit in graphic design. Visual communication at its most humorous this coffee table style book shows how design can make the world a smilier and happier place.
Brand Brilliance - Fiona Humberstone
The entrepreneurs brand bible, this will help you create your visual brand identity with examples of other businesses in this beautifully photographed book.
Layout Essentials - Beth Tondreau
Want to understand basic design structure? It all starts with the grid. This will help you see how to start great design layout from scratch.