It doesn’t matter if you’re a student of design, or just someone who hears the term "design thinking" and stays quiet at meetings while noting to Google it later. There’s always more you can learn about design to benefit whatever you do.
A Designer’s Scientific Method
by Micah Sivitz
Ask questions. Hypothesize. Test. Analyze. Iterate.
Microinteractions: The Secret of Great App Design
by Nick Babich
So we reached out to professors at seven of the world’s top design schools to ask what books they recommend for getting your feet wet in design. Each school submitted five books that span design disciplines, from industrial design to graphic design to interior design and more. We combined them into this reading list, links to Amazon and all. Let your summer beach reading start here.
Structure First. Content Always.
by Mark Boulton
"We have to start somewhere. Something has to come first. (...)"
by Design Explosion Team
This amazing article wrote by the team that designed the Office Mobile. So many lessons are applicable to anyone making software on mobile devices. So even if you don’t use Office, or design productivity apps, there’s a lot here to learn from.
A conversation with Jef Raski
Jef Raskin created the Macintosh computer project (naming the computer for his favorite variety of apple) and is the author of "The Humane Interface". Very insightful.