It’s important for creative people to stay inspired, and designers need to be informed about trends in their field. So, whether I’m traveling for inspiration or simply skimming my favorite design blogs, I keep track of what’s going on in graphics and product design. This practice has been helpful in keeping other team members informed as well.
Below is a small sampling of books I’ve created. These are generally handed out to team members at project kick-offs or during brainstorming sessions. Some include interviews with industry leaders, while others are simply trend reports.