My “UX” Reading List — 2015

Dave Malouf
Sep 30, 2015 · 2 min read

Today I was asked by someone for a good reading list for Interaction Designers, Design Researchers, Information Architects, Usability Professionals and just designers. So here’s mine in no order. Respond with your additions.

Humane Interface — Jef Raskin

Design of Everyday Things — Don Norman

About Face — Christopher Nossel, Robert Reimann, David Cronin, Alan Cooper

Designing for the Age of Digital Age — Kim Goodwin

How To Make Sense Of Any Mess — Abby Covert

Storytelling for User Experience — Whitney Quesenbery

Designing for Interaction — Dan Saffer

Global UX — Whitney Quesenbergy, Dan Szuc

Sketching User Experience — Bill Buxton

Emotional Design — Don Norman

Service Design — Andy Polaine, Ben Reason, Lavrans Løvlie

This Is Service Design Thinking — Marc Strickdorn, Jakob Schneider

Interviewing Users — Steve Portigal

See What I Mean — Kevin Cheng

Understanding Comics — Scott McCloud

Elements of Design — Grace Hannah

Computers as Theatre — Brenda Laurel

Digital Ground — Malcolm McCullough

Where The Action Is — Paul Dourish

Gamestorming — David Gray, Sunni Brown, James Macanufo

Lean UX — Josh Seiden, Jeff Gothelf

Don’t Make Me Think — Steve Krug

Observing the User Experience — Mike Kuniavsky, Elizabeth Goodman, Andrea Moed

Information Architecture for the World Wide Web — Louis Rosenfeld, Peter Morville, Jorge Arango

Universal Principles of Design — William Lidwell, Kritina Holden

Rapid Viz — Kurt Hanks and Larry Belliston

Information Anxiety 2 — Richard Saul Wurman

Information Dashboard Design —Stephen Few

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