Books, Resources & Links

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Typography: Formation and Transformation by Willi Kunz

Typography: Macro- and Micro-Aesthetics by Willi Kunz and Niggli

Grid Systems in Graphic Design by Josef

Josef Muller-Brockman: A Pioneer of Swiss
Graphic Design

Designing Identity by Marc English

Working with Style by Susanne West

Stop Stealing Sheep by Erik Spiekermann and
E.M. Ginger

Geometry of Design by Kimberly Elam

The Elements of Typographic Style by Robert Bringhurst

Graphic Design Cookbook by Koren/Meckler

Design with Type by Carl Dair

Graphic Design: A Concise History by Richard Hollis

Typographic Design, Form and Communication by Carter, Day and Meggs

Typographics 1 by Roger Walton

Graphic Design Sources by Kenneth Hiebert

The Grid by Allen Hurlburt

A Smile in the Minds Eye by Berly Alhone, David Stuart

Visual Design by Rhienhold

Type and Image by Van Nostrand, Rienhold

Designer's Guide to Color 4 & 5 by Ikuyoshi Sgubykawa, Yumi Takahashi

Graphic Idea Resource Type by Joyce Rutter Kaye

6 Chapters in Design, Bass, Chermayeff,
Glaser, Rand, Tanaka, Tomaszewski
by Chronicle Books

Yale Style Guide; Basic Design Principles for Creating Web Sites
by Patrick J. Lynch & Sarah Horton

Designing Web Usability; The Practice of Simplicity by Jakob Nielsen

<creative HTML design> by Lynda Weinman & William Weinman

Information Architecture for the World Wide Web by O'Reilly, Louis Rosenfeld and Peter Morville

Flash Web Design, The Art of Motion Graphics by Hillman Curtis

Web Pages that Suck by Flanders & Willis

Dutch Graphic Design by Broos & Hefting

Grid: their meaning and use for federal designers (Federal Design Library) by Massimi Vagnelli

The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher

Design, Form and Chaos by Paul Rand

Design for the Real World: Human Ecology and Social Change by Victor Papanek

Envisioning Information by Edward R. Tufte

The Non-Designer's Design by Book Robin Williams

The Non-Designer's Type Book by Robin Williams

The Principles of Graphic Design by Louis Ocepek