My relationship with design is a perpetually evolving conversation. Here are some of the books and talks 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

Thinking with Type by Ella Lupton

Swiss Graphic Design by Richard Hollis

Eames Primer by Eames Demetrios

Talks