Oliver Tomas

Select bibliography: current, recent and notable reads

  1. Allison, D. We Are All the Same Age Now: Value Graphics, the End of Demographic Stereotypes. Lioncrest Publishing, 2018. Kindle.
  2. Arango, J. Living in Information: Responsible Design for Digital Places. New York: Two Waves Books, 2018.
  3. Bergen, B. Louder Than Words: The New Science of How the Mind Makes Meaning. New York: Basic Books, 2012.
  4. Diethelm, W. Form + Communication: Way to Visualization. Zurich: ABC Verlag, 1974.
  5. Diethelm, W. Symbol: Handbook of International Signs. Zurich: ABC Verlag, 1970.
  6. Dondis, D. A Primer of Visual Literacy. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1973.
  7. Elam, K. Grid systems: Principles of Organizing Type. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2004.
  8. Elam, K. Typographic Systems. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2007.
  9. Garret, J. “A Visual Vocabulary for Describing Information Architecture and Interaction Design.” Version 1.1b, 6 March, 2002. http://www.jjg.net/ia/visvocab/.
  10. Gerstner, K. Designing Programmes. Zurich: Lars Müller Publishers, 2007.
  11. Gothelf, J. and Seiden, J. Lean UX: Designing Great Products with Agile Teams (2nd Ed). Sebastopol: O'Reilly, 2016.
  12. Hartson, R. and Pyla, P. The UX Book: Agile UX Design for a Quality User Experience. (2nd Ed). Waltham: Morgan Kaufmann, 2018.
  13. Hochuli, J. Detail in Typography: Letters, Letterspacing, Words, Wordspacing, Lines, Linespacing, Columns (New ed.). London: Hyphen Press, 2008.
  14. Hochuli, J. Designing Books: Practice and Theory. London: Hyphen Press, 1996.
  15. Hofmann, A. Graphic Design Manual: Principles and Practice. Sulgen/Zurich: Verlag Niggli AG, 1965.
  16. Karjaluoto, E. The Design Method: A Philosophy and Process for Functional Visual Communication. Berkeley: New Riders, 2013.
  17. Kahneman, D. Thinking, Fast and Slow. Toronto: Anchor Canada, 2013.
  18. Kepes, G. Language of Vision: Painting, Photography, Advertising-Design. Chicago: Paul Theobald and Co., 1944.
  19. Kinross, R. Modern Typography. London: Hyphen Press, 2004.
  20. Krug, S., Don't Make Me Think Revisited (3rd ed.). Berkeley: New Riders, 2013.
  21. Krug, S., Rocket Surgery Made Easy: The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Ginding and Fixing Usability Problems. Berkeley: New Riders, 2010.
  22. Kucheriavy, A. “Good UX Is Good Business: How To Reap Its Benefits.” Forbes, November 19, 2015. https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2015/11/19/good-ux-is-good-business-how-to-reap-its-benefits/#60355e124e51.
  23. Lang, J. and Howell, E. Researching UX: User Research. Collingwood: SitePoint, 2017.
  24. Moholy-Nagy, L. The New Vision: Fundamentals of Design, Painting, Sculpture, Architecture. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1938.
  25. Moholy-Nagy, L. Vision in Motion. Chicago: Paul Theobald and Co., 1947.
  26. Morville, P. Ambient Findabilty. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly, 2005.
  27. Morville, P. Intertwingled: Information Changes Everything. Ann Arbor: Semantic Studios, 2014. Kindle.
  28. Müller-Brockmann, J. Grid Systems in Graphic Design: A Visual Communication Manual for Graphic Designers, Typographers and Three Dimensional Designers. Sulgen/Zurich: Verlag Niggli AG, 1981.
  29. Müller-Brockmann, J. The Graphic Designer and his Design Problems. Zurich: Verlag Niggli AG, 1961.
  30. Munari, B. Design as Art. London: Penguin Books Ltd., 1966.
  31. Nielsen, J. and Pernice, K. Eyetracking Web Usability. Berkley: New Riders, 2009.
  32. Nielsen, J. and Budiu, R. Mobile Usability. Berkley: New Riders, 2013.
  33. Norman, D. The Design of Everyday Things (Rev. ed.). New York: Basic Books, 2013.
  34. Norman, D. Emotional Design: Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things. New York: Basic Books, 2004.
  35. Rand, P. Thoughts on Design. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985.
  36. Rand, P. From Lascaux to Brooklyn. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996.
  37. Resmini, A. and Rosati, L. Pervasive Information Architecture: Designing Cross-Channel User Experiences. Burlington, MA: Morgan Kaufmann, 2011. Kindle.
  38. Rosenfeld, L., Morville, P. & Arango, J. Information Architecture for the Web and Beyond (4th ed.). Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly, 2015.
  39. Ruder, E. Typographie. Sulgen/Zurich: Verlag Niggli AG, 1967.
  40. Sutnar, L. Design and Paper (13): Controlled Visual Flow. New York: Marquardt and Co., 1943 (reproduced 2003).
  41. Sutnar, L. Design and Paper (19): Shape, Line and Color. New York: Marquardt and Co.,1945 (reproduced 2003).
  42. Tschichold, J. The New Typography (transl. McLean). Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995.
  43. Unger, R. and Chandlery, C. A Project Guide to UX Design: For User Experience Designers in the Field or in the Making (2nd Ed.). Berkeley: New Riders, 2012.
  44. Vignelli, M. The Vignelli Canon. New York: Adobe PDF, 2008. Accessed January 10, 2009 [No longer available for download].
  45. Wilson, C. User Interface Inspection Methods: A User-Centered Design Method. Waltham, MA: Morgan Kaufmann, 2014.
  46. Wurman, R. Information Anxiety: What To Do When Information Doesn't Tell You What You Need To Know. New York: Bantam Books, 1990.