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Mark Connolly

UX GDE, Partner @Zeitspace

15 best design books to learn UX

Mark Connolly recommends:

  1. User Story Mapping: Discover the Whole Story, Build the Right Product: Jeff Patton, Peter Economy: 9781491904909
  2. Lean UX: Designing Great Products with Agile Teams (9781491953600): Jeff Gothelf, Josh Seiden: Books
  3. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us: Daniel H. Pink: 8601420442870

Borrys Hasian

UX/UI GDE

UX reference books if you only have limited time to design

Borrys Hasian recommends:

  1. About Face: The Essentials of Interaction Design: Alan Cooper, Robert Reimann, David Cronin, Christopher Noessel: 8601416801131
  2. The Laws of Simplicity (Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life): John Maeda: 9780262134729
  3. Rocket Surgery Made Easy: The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Fixing Usability Problems: Steve Krug: 0884951913790

Borrys Hasian

UX/UI GDE

UX books on methods and processess

Borrys Hasian recommends:

  1. The Humane Interface: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems: Jef Raskin: 9780201379372
  2. The Laws of Simplicity (Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life): John Maeda: 9780262134729
  3. Rocket Surgery Made Easy: The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Fixing Usability Problems: Steve Krug: 0884951913790

Borrys Hasian

UX/UI GDE

Psychology & behavioural economics books for UX designers

Borrys Hasian recommends:

  1. Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions: Dan Ariely: 9780061353246
  2. Paradox of Choice, The: Barry Schwartz: 9780062449924
  3. 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People (Voices That Matter) (8580001054513): Susan Weinschenk: Books

Borrys Hasian

UX/UI GDE

Good books for UI/UX designers to read

Borrys Hasian recommends:

  1. About Face: The Essentials of Interaction Design: Alan Cooper, Robert Reimann, David Cronin, Christopher Noessel: 8601416801131
  2. Designing for Emotion: Aaron Walter: 9781937557003
  3. The Laws of Simplicity (Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life): John Maeda: 9780262134729

Robleh Jama

Founder - Tiny Hearts (acquired by Shopify).

How to build better products and reach your customers

Robleh Jama recommends:

  1. Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products: Nir Eyal, Ryan Hoover: 9781591847786
  2. We Are All Weird: The Rise of Tribes and the End of Normal: Seth Godin: 9781591848240
  3. Well-Designed: How to Use Empathy to Create Products People Love (9781625274793): Jon Kolko: Books

Andrew Ettinger

Growth @ Atoms

Books to help you build products customers want & love

Andrew Ettinger recommends:

  1. The Lean Product Playbook: How to Innovate with Minimum Viable Products and Rapid Customer Feedback (0884906947504): Dan Olsen: Books
  2. INSPIRED: How to Create Tech Products Customers Love: Marty Cagan: 9781119387503
  3. Running Lean: Iterate from Plan A to a Plan That Works (Lean Series) (9781449305178): Ash Maurya: Books

Kevin Fox

Designer of Gmail

Great books to gift to your favourite UI/UX designer

Kevin Fox recommends:

  1. About Face: The Essentials of Interaction Design: Alan Cooper, Robert Reimann, David Cronin, Christopher Noessel: 8601416801131
  2. Microinteractions: Full Color Edition: Designing with Details: Dan Saffer: 8601400897638
  3. Don't Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability (3rd Edition) (Voices That Matter): Steve Krug: 9780321965516

Andrew Ng

Founder & CEO - Landing AI

Learn deep learning, and how AI impacts economy & society

Andrew Ng recommends:

  1. Architects of Intelligence: The truth about AI from the people building it: Martin Ford: 9781789131512
  2. Deep Learning (Adaptive Computation and Machine Learning series): Ian Goodfellow, Yoshua Bengio, Aaron Courville: 9780262035613
  3. The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies: 0884313097076: Business Development Books @ Amazon.com

Ryan Hoover

Founder - Product Hunt

Great books for designers to build compelling products

Ryan Hoover recommends:

  1. Mindful Design: How and Why to Make Design Decisions for the Good of Those Using Your Product: Scott Riley: 9781484242339
  2. Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products: Nir Eyal, Ryan Hoover: 9781591847786
  3. The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses (8601300089522): Jesse Schell: Books

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