As a graphic or web designer, you should always be looking to complete your design knowledge or improve your skills. For that, books are still an excellent source. Here is a quick selection of upcoming and recently published books.

Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

The first recommended design book is… not a design book! However, it will be an inspiration for anyone who wants to understand this amazing entrepreneur who always thought that design was an important part of his products. The book is now available in Kindle format, but you’ll have to wait for a paper edition. You can pre-order it on Amazon though.

Typography Sketchbooks

Get into the minds of designers who create typefaces, word images and logos through their private sketchbooks, a fascinating book. Get it on Amazon.

Mobilizing web sites: develop and design

A guide to mobilizing your existing website and improve it for the mobile web. Get it on Amazon.

Writing for the Web

Creating Compelling Web Content Using Words, Pictures, and Sound. An important book if you have been overlooking content creation so far. Get it on Amazon.