ARTICLE SUMMARY: It does not matter who you are or what you do, the most important thing you can do for yourself is get an education.
Learning does not stop at graduation. As designers we know continuous learning should be an ongoing priority. In a business that is always evolving it is our responsibility to keep up with all the changes in technology, methods, trends and ideas if we want to stay relevant in today’s marketplace and survive.
“THE BEST UX DESIGN BOOKS FOR EXPERIENCE DESIGNERS” by Linn Vizard is a list of must read books for designers to help us keep up to date with all the changes that affect us and our business. Linn‘s list covers a multitude of subjects that designers should know and should be keeping up with the changes that are inevitable. Some of these books are
- The User Experience Team of One
- 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People
- Drawing Ideas: A Designer’s Guide to Refining, Communicating, and Selling Your Concepts
- Unleash Different
One of the best things you can do for yourself is read, preferably on a daily basis. It keeps the mind sharp, it fuels the imagination and more important it keeps you up-to-date on what’s going on in the world of design.
Whether it’s design psychology or design thinking or new ideas in communicating, it’s all covered in this article and waiting for you to take advantage of this resource.
This list is not just for beginning designers but for all designers. Let us know what you think in the comments.