Our team of editors have curated a selection of our favorite design books, from packaging design, to structure, to typography and branding. Check back here often as we update this frequently with new selections.


Featured Book:

Fifty2: The My Private Brand Project: Redefining Traditional Private Labels as Consumer-Focused Brands. 

by Christopher Durham


Packaging: Design

The Big Book of Packaging
By Will Burke, Lisa Baer, James Pietruszynski
Eat Me: Appetite for Design
By Viction Workshop Ltd
Packaging Design
By Chris van Uffelen

Packaging: Structure

Design: Debbie Millman

Design: General

Confessions of an Advertising Man
By David Ogilvy
Graphic Design: A New History, second edition
By Stephen J. Eskilson
Ogilvy on Advertising
By David Ogilvy
100 Ideas that Changed Graphic Design
By Steven Heller, Veronique Vienne
Graphic Design, Referenced
By Bryony Gomez-Palacio, Armin Vit

Design: Branding

Design: Typography

Little Book of Lettering
By Emily Gregory
A Type Primer (2nd Edition)
By John Kane
Type Matters!
By Jim Williams
Typography Sketchbooks
Princeton Architectural Press
Typography Workbook
By Timothy Samara

Reader's Selections:

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Required Reading: HOW Design Live 2014

Get ready for the world's biggest gathering of creatives this May, HOW Design Live 2014 and The Dieline Conference 2014! Here are the top books written by our 11 Keynote Speakers. See you in Boston!

By Stanley Hainsworth
Sagmeister: Made You Look
By Stefan Sagmeister, Peter Hall