Books that will inspire you.

Pick up a great read to enrich yourself and your business.

Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits / Debbie Millman

Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits / Debbie Millman

“This book is full of great interviews with some of the best minds in branding today by one of the top design thinkers and supporters of our field,” says one design reviewer.

Let's Make Some Great Placemat Art / Marion Deuchars

Let's Make Some Great Placemat Art / Marion Deuchars

This tablet contains a series of different placemats with cool illustrations. The fun activities will keep kids busy while dinner is cooking. Take them anywhere for an engaging way to keep your whole family happy.

Enchanted Forest and Lost Ocean: Inky Quest & Coloring Books / Johanna Basford

Enchanted Forest and Lost Ocean: Inky Quest & Coloring Books / Johanna Basford

The adult coloring book movement started with the illustrator Johanna Basford. Each page contains whimsical illustrations on lovely paper to add your own special touch to.

The Best American Infographics / Gareth Cook

The Best American Infographics / Gareth Cook

This book collects 160 examples of stellar infographics from National Geographic, Fortune and the New York Times, just to name a few. It is organized into three sections, with infographics about “You,” “Us” and “The Material World.” This book has the best infographics that we’ve seen in one place.

Brand Sense / Martin Lindstrom

Brand Sense / Martin Lindstrom

As designers we strive to appeal to our audience’s visual sense, while communicating the client’s message and purpose. But, a brand is more than just what consumers see — it’s also what they hear, smell, taste and feel while interacting with a product or business. In Brand Sense, Lindstrom dives into how ALL of our senses affect buying decisions. He uses ten big brands as examples, showing how each one uses sensory stimulation to attract consumers.

Graphic: Inside the Sketchbooks of the World’s Great Graphic Designers  |  Sketchbook: Conceptual Drawings from the World’s Most Influential Designers

Graphic: Inside the Sketchbooks of the World’s Great Graphic Designers | Sketchbook: Conceptual Drawings from the World’s Most Influential Designers

These two books feature the creative ideation of prolific designers and illustrators. Graphic shows a vast range of illustration styles and talents, with websites to all included. Sketchbook is similar, with an intimate look inside sketchbooks to show how designers think visually.

Type Player: Type as Experiment, Type as Images

Type Player: Type as Experiment, Type as Images

While we use typefaces in our work every day, designers are like “kids in a candy store” when it comes to handmade type. It explores typography in hundreds of creative ways. The 3-dimensional type environments are some of the best examples, a great inspirational resource to add to your design library!