We are well aware of the importance that reading has in our personal and professional development. That’s why we’re sharing with you some books from the Human-centered design field that our employees have suggested.
From User Experience Design, UX Research, Content, or Service Design to more practical topics in the world of work, these books help us deal with multidisciplinary teams, decision-makers at different levels, and, of course, colleagues.
“UX for Beginners” by Joel Marsh
“100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People” by Susan Weinschenk
“Laws of UX” by Jon Yablonski
“About Face” by Alan Cooper
“Jobs to be done” by Anthony W. Ulwick
“Just Enough Research” by Erika Hall
“Think Like a UX Researcher” by David Travis
“The Field Study Handbook” by Jan Chipchase
“Rapid Contextual Design” by Jessamyn Burns Wendell, Karen Holtzblatt, and Shelley Wood
“Good Services” by Lou Downe
“This is Service Design Thinking” by Marc Stickdorn
“Service Design: From Insight to Implementation” by Andy Polaine, Lavrans Lovlie, Ben Reason
“Invisible Women” by Caroline Criado Perez
“Content Design” by Sarah Winters
“Writing is Designing” by Michael J. Metts and Andy Wefle
“Design for the Real World” by Victor Papanek
“Creativity Inc.” by Ed Catmull
“Design is a Job” by Mike Monteiro
“Creative Confidence” by David and Tom Kelley
“Crucial Conversations” by Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler, Kerry Patterson, Laura Roppe
“Radical Candor” by Kim Scott
“Thinking Fast and Slow” by Daniel Kahnman
“Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World” by David Epstein
“Made to Stick” by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
“Hooked” by Nir Eyal
You can also read this article on our Medium channel, where you can share your suggestions and leave your opinion on some of these books.
*This list of books recommended by Tangible employees is constantly updated.