Design and art BOOKS
How to be a Graphic Designer, Without Losing Your Soul by Adrian Shaughnessy
Work for Money, Design for Love by David Airey
The Brand Gap by Marty Neumeier
Branding in 5 and a half steps by Michael Johnson
Logo Design Love: A Guide to Creating Iconic Brand Identities by David Airey
Logo: The reference guide to symbols and logotypes by Michael Evamy
Designing Brand Identity by Alina Wheeler
Identity Designed: The Definitive Guide to Visual Branding by David Airey
A Smile in the Mind by Beryl McAlhone
Understanding Media by Marshall McLuhan
The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard
Propaganda by Edward Bernays 
Ways of Seeing by John Berger
The Politics of Design by Ruben Pater 
Thinking with Type by Ellen Lupton
Are We Human? Notes on an Archeology of Design by Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley 

Business Books
The Introvert Entrepreneur by Beth Buelow 
The E-Myth by Michael E. Gerber
Personal MBA by Josh Kaufman
Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen by Donald Miller

The Outsider (The Stranger) by Albert Camus
Middlemarch by George Eliot
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa
Antkind by Charile Kaufman
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman 

Sociology Books
The Sociological Imagination by C. Wright Mills
The Social Construction of Reality by Peter L. Berger and Thomas Luckmann
Discipline and Punish by Michel Foucault
The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
Distinction by Pierre Bourdieu
The Uses of Literacy by Richard Hoggart
The Society of the Spectacle by Guy Debord
Orientalism by Edward Said
Shopping in Jail by Douglas Coupland

Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman
Koyaanisqatsi by Godfrey Reggio
Coraline by Henry Selick
Spirited Away by Hayao Miyazaki
Nightcrawler by Daniel Christopher Gilroy
Mr Nobody by Jacob Van Dormael
The Holy Mountain by Alejandro Jodorowsky
The Lobster by Yorgos Lanthimos
Poor Things by Yorgos Lanthimos
Holdovers by Alexander Payne
Inception by Christopher Nolan 
Sorry to Bother You by Boots Riley
Mad Max: Fury Road by George Miller

Oneohtrix Point Never
Damon Albarn

Writing on Design

Design History

Type foundries
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