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
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
Wired to Care, by Dev Patnaik
Exposing the Magic of Design, by Jon Kolko
Rapid Viz, by Kurt Hanks and Larry Belliston
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
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