Top 5 Design Books

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#1

We’re putting together some ‘Top 5’ lists on SolidSmack. Our first is going to be the Top 5 Design Books! A couple of mine are:

Your favorites?


#2

I have the Prototype and Modeling one too. My other favorite is:

I also like (but not sure if Top 5 worthy):


#3

Stuff Matters is quick, fun read about the importance of ubiquitous materials:

The Craft Reader is a compilation of deep, insightful, sometimes world-shifting points of view on all aspects pertaining to designed objects, economics, means of production, and design philosophy. Very worthwhile food for Big Thoughts.


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#5

Oooooooooo, looks fascinating.


#6

Not enough engineering folks have good sketching abilities.