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Book Suggestion: 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People

Book Suggestion: 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know…

November 08, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

The book suggestion of this week is an indispensable one not only for those that are starting out their careers, but to any designer. The book is 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People by Susan Weinschenk. We design to elicit...
Emotional Design: Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things

Emotional Design: Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things…

September 30, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

The book suggestion of this week is an excellent read, it's called Emotional Design: Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman. The book provide great insights about cognition, why some things are better than the others...

Book Suggestion: Universal Principles of Design

September 23, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

The book suggestion of this week is about design, the title is Universal Principles of Design by Willian Lidwell. As the title says, the book is a collection of principles that will help designers to make better design decisions.

Book Suggestion - Gig Posters Volume I

August 04, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

The book suggestion of the week is about poster, more specifically, gig posters as its title is called. Gig Posters Volume I is a great collection of poster of all sorts of styles.

Book Suggestion: The Grid - A Modular System for…

July 20, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

The book suggestion of this week is again about grids. The book is called The Grid: A Modular System for the Design and Production of Newpapers, Magazines, and Books and despite the fact that it's an old book we can apply the concepts to...

Comic Book Artist: Dan McDaid

July 12, 2012 from marcos333's blog

Although most people think that comic book artists work mainly for big companies as Marvel or DC, this is actually untrue. Dan McDaid, for example, is more about a commissioned comic book artist, working more on freelance projects than...

Book Suggestion - Making and Breaking the Grid: A…

July 11, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

The book suggestion of this week is about one of the most important parts of visual design, the grid. The book we are talking about is Making and Breaking the Grid: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop .

Comic Book Artist: Matt Haley

July 05, 2012 from marcos333's blog

Matt Haley already worked with Marvel, DC Comics and Black Horse as a outstanding penciler and inker for comics as Batgirls, Superman and Wonder Woman. His clean and modern style is probably one of the most interesting of the comics...

Book Suggestion - HTML and CSS: Design and Build…

June 19, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

The book suggestion of this week is about web design, to be more precise, it's about HTML...

Comic Book Artist: Mateus Santolouco

June 06, 2012 from marcos333's blog

Mateus Santolouco is a one of the emergent comic book artist from Brasil. Along with Rafael Albuquerque, he already had the opportunity to draw great comics as American Vampire and TMNT. I can't describe his style in other words than...

Book Suggestion: New Skateboard Graphics

May 24, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

Inspiration is everywhere, I believe everyone knows that but each one of us has some preferences or things that inspire more than others, in my case it's skateboard graphics. That's why the book suggestion of this week is about Skateboard...

Book Suggestion: The Art of the LP: Classic Album…

May 09, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

The book suggestion of this week is very inspiring, especially for those out there fans of LPs. The book is called The Art of the LP: Classic Album Covers 1955-1995 and it has a great variety of cover design styles from punk rock to pop...

Book Suggestion - 50 Psychology Classics: Who We Are,…

April 27, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

The book suggestion of this week is really interesting especially for us designers that have to reach audiences with our work by trying to understand their needs. The book is called 50 Psychology Classics: Who We Are, How We Think, What We...

Book Suggestion: The Lean Startup

April 19, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

The book suggestion of this week is a must read in my opinion, it's The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries. I read this book in a few days and it was one...

Book Suggestion - Color Design Workbook: A Real World…

March 09, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

The book suggestion of this week is about colors, one of the most important skills for any designer. The book is called Color Design Workbook: A Real World Guide to Using Color in Graphic Design and it's not only a very useful book, it's a...

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