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Design For How People Learn - Book Suggestion

The book suggestion of this week is about how to teach, or more exactly, how people learn. The title of the book is Design For How People Learn and the author is Julie Dirksen. Products, technologies, and workplaces change so quickly today that everyone is continually learning. Many of us are also teaching, even when it's not in our job descriptions.

The Craftsman - Book Suggestion

The book suggestion of this week is about craftsmanship, we are talking about The Craftsman by Richard Sennett. The book engages the many dimensions of skill—from the technical demands to the obsessive energy required to do good work.

Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

The book suggestion of this week is titled Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon and it's a New York Times bestseller about tips on being creative. As the author says, it's all about being yourself. You don’t need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself.

Paul Rand: Modernist Design - Book Suggestion

The book suggestion of this week is about one of my favorite designers of all time, the legend Paul Rand. The title of the book is Paul Rand: Modernist Design by Derek Birdsall, Steven Heller, Nathan Garland, Franc Nunoo-Quarcoo, Paul Rand, Milton Glaser, Ivan Chermayeff.

The Eames Lounge Chair: An Icon of Modern Design - Book

The book suggestion of this week is titled The Eames Lounge Chair: An Icon of Modern Design by Martin Eidelberg, Thomas Hine, Pat Kirkham, David A. Hanks and C. Ford Peatross. The book is about one of the most iconic modernist chairs, The Eames LC.

Scandinavian Graphic Design - Book Suggestion

The book suggestion of this week is titled Scandinavian Graphic Design by Sand Publishing. The book shows the history of the Scandinavian design featuring works Denmark, Finland, Iceleand, Norway and Sweeden.

The Anatomy of Type - Book Suggestion

The book suggestion of this week is about typography. The book is titled The Anatomy of Type by Stephen Coles. This book is an excellent reference because the author write sin details about 100 popular fonts including, FF DAX, FF Meta, Adelle, Frutiger, Mrs Eaves (one of my favorites) and of course Neue Helvetica.

Swiss Graphic Design: The Origins and Growth of an International Style, 1920-1965

The book suggestion of this week is about the "Swiss Style", the book is titled Swiss Graphic Design: The Origins and Growth of an International Style, 1920-1965 and it's an incredible source of references and inspiration about this movement that was extremely important in the history of modernism and it's been one still, extremely important and used for designers for web and mobile. Swiss graphic de

Learning Web Design: A Beginner's Guide to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Web Graphics

The book suggestion of this week is about web design and a little bit of programming. The title of the book is Learning Web Design: A Beginner's Guide to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Web Graphics and it's a good introduction to the technologies behind web sites, web apps and mobile web apps. I personally believe every designer that works with web and mobile design should master HTML/CSS/Javascript.

Typographic Web Design: How to Think Like a Typographer in HTML and CSS - Book Suggestion

The book suggestion of this week is about typography but for the web. The book title is Typographic Web Design: How to Think Like a Typographer in HTML and CSS and the author is Laura Franz. The cool thing about this book is that it Applies decades of typographic theory and practice directly to web design. Typography has long been an invaluable tool for communicating ideas and information.

Mobile Usability - Book Suggestion

The book suggestion of this week is about designing for mobile devices, more specifically about how to create better and more usable experiences for small screens. The book we are talking about is titled Mobile Usability by Jakob Nielsen and Raluca Budiu. Book description How do we create a satisfactory user experience when limited to a small device?

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