My relationship with design is a perpetually evolving conversation. Here are some of the books that have had the most staying power in that dialogue.

Books

Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke

Just Kids by Patti Smith

Shape of Design by Frank Chimero

Creative Selection by Ken Kocienda

Laws of Simplicity by John Maeda

Design of Everyday Things by Donald Norman

The Elements of Typographic Style by Robert Bringhurst

Swiss Graphic Design by Richard Hollis

Eames Primer by Eames Demetrios