Must reads books for anyone interested in UI and UX design

 The best way to learn about design thinking is to do it, but we’d be remiss if we didn’t point out some of the books that help contextualize what we do. If you want to deepen your understanding of design thinking process and application, here’s a book list to get you started.

1. Innovation Process

The Art of Innovation, by Tom Kelley Insight Out, by Tina Seelig Change by Design, Tim Brown Design Thinking, by Nigel Cross

2. Design In Your Company

Creative Confidence, by Tom & David Kelley The Designful Company, by Marty Neumeier The Design of Business: Why Design Thinking is the Next Competitive Advantage, by Roger MartinThinking in Systems, Donella Meadows

3. Managing Innovation

Weird Ideas That Work, by Robert Sutton

4. Empathy

Wired to Care, by Dev Patnaik

5. Synthesis

Exposing the Magic of Design, by Jon Kolko

6. Sketching

Rapid Viz, by Kurt Hanks and Larry Belliston

7. Space

Make Space: How to Set the Stage for Creative Collaboration, by Scott Witthoft and Scott Doorley

8. Design in Education

The Third Teacher: 79 Ways You Can Use Design to Transform Teaching and Learning, by Cannon Design, VS Furniture, and Bruce Mau Design

9. Design as a Personal Practice

The Achievement Habit, by Bernard Roth Designing Your Life, by Bill Burnett & Dave Evans

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