Visual design books

Posted on 28 January 2003 in Graphic design, Information design

Grid Systems in Graphic Design

Josef Muller-Brockmann.
Magma Books / Niggli / UK booksearch

Primer of Visual Literacy

Donis A. Dondis. /

Graphic Design Timeline: A Century of Design Milestones

Steven Heller, Elinor Pettit. /

6 Chapters in Design

Philip Meggs. /

Pioneers of Modern Design

Nikolaus Pevsner. /

Design Literacy: Understanding Graphic Design

Steven Heller. /

Design Literacy (Continued): Understanding Graphic Design

Steven Heller. /

Paul Rand: A Designer’s Art

Paul Rand. /

Design, Form and Chaos

Paul Rand. /

Designing Books

Jost Hochuli, Robin Kinross. /

On Book Design

Richard Hendel. /

Design and Form

Johannes Itten. /

The Elements of Color

Johannes Itten. /

The Color Star

Johannes Itten. /

Interaction of Color

Josef Albers. /

Basic Law of Colour Theory

Harald Kueppers /

Color for Websites: Digital Media Design

Molly Holzschlag. /

Wabi-Sabi: for Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers

Leonard Koren. /

Katachi: Classic Japanese Design

Takeji Iwamiya, Kazuya Takaoka. /

Dutch Graphic Design

Kees Broos, Paul Hefting.


Sean Perkins. /

Permanent: Design Is Kinky

Andrew Johnstone, Jade Palmer. /

Catching the Moment

Terry Jones. /

Reload: Browser 2.0

Patrick Burgoyne, Liz Faber. /

Narita Inspected

Lopetz Klanten. /

Mobile Minded

Miekke Gerritzen. An introduction to Mattmo’s work in motion graphics design, interaction design and print. /

Design For Interaction

Lisa Baggerman. This is a very visual book – somewhat disappointing in it’s coverage of interaction, but offers many visual examples of rich web designs for inspiration. /