All fantastic books. There are other great books, but for me these are the essentials.

  1. How to Think Like a Great Graphic Designer by Debbie Millman  //  Amazon
    This is the book to read if you want to understand the ethos of designers and understand design culture. Perfect way to begin to feel like you’re in the club.
  2. The Elements of Graphic Design by Alexander White  //  Amazon
    By far the most organized thinking about design composition that I’ve encountered.
  3.  The Elements of Typographic Style by Robert Bringhurst  //  Amazon
    Not such breezy reading as the other two, but a very structured approach to typography, something that is normally left mostly to intuition.

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