Oliver Tomas

Select bibliography: current, recent and notable reads

  1. Arango, J. Living in Information: Responsible Design for Digital Places. New York: Two Waves Books, 2018.
  2. Bergen, B. Louder Than Words: The New Science of How the Mind Makes Meaning. New York: Basic Books, 2012.
  3. Diethelm, W. Form + Communication: Way to Visualization. Zurich: ABC Verlag, 1974.
  4. Diethelm, W. Symbol: Handbook of International Signs. Zurich: ABC Verlag, 1970.
  5. Dondis, D. A Primer of Visual Literacy. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1973.
  6. Garret, J. “A Visual Vocabulary for Describing Information Architecture and Interaction Design.” Version 1.1b, 6 March, 2002. http://www.jjg.net/ia/visvocab/.
  7. Garret, J. The Elements of User Experience Design: User-Centered Design for the Web and Beyond (2nd ed.). Berkeley: New Riders, 2011.
  8. Gazzaley, A. and Rosen, D. The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2016.
  9. Gerstner, K. Designing Programmes. Zurich: Lars Müller Publishers, 2007.
  10. Gothelf, J. and Seiden, J. Lean UX: Designing Great Products with Agile Teams (2nd Ed). Sebastopol: O'Reilly, 2016.
  11. Hartson, R. and Pyla, P. The UX Book: Agile UX Design for a Quality User Experience. (2nd Ed). Waltham: Morgan Kaufmann, 2018.
  12. Hinton, A. Understanding Context: Environment, Language, and Information Architecture. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly, 2015.
  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. Lang, J. and Howell, E. Researching UX: User Research. Collingwood: SitePoint, 2017.
  23. McKim, R. Experiences in Visual Thinking, Second Edition. Monterey: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co., 1980.
  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 Findability. 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. Nelson, G. How to See: Visual Adventures in a World God Never Made. London: Phaidon Press Ltd., 2017.
  32. Nielsen, J. and Pernice, K. Eyetracking Web Usability. Berkley: New Riders, 2009.
  33. Nielsen, J. and Budiu, R. Mobile Usability. Berkley: New Riders, 2013.
  34. Norman, D. The Design of Everyday Things (Rev. ed.). New York: Basic Books, 2013.
  35. Norman, D. Emotional Design: Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things. New York: Basic Books, 2004.
  36. Rand, P. Thoughts on Design. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985.
  37. Rand, P. From Lascaux to Brooklyn. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996.
  38. Resmini, A. and Rosati, L. Pervasive Information Architecture: Designing Cross-Channel User Experiences. Burlington, MA: Morgan Kaufmann, 2011. Kindle.
  39. Rosenfeld, L., Morville, P. & Arango, J. Information Architecture for the Web and Beyond (4th ed.). Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly, 2015.
  40. Ruder, E. Typographie. Sulgen/Zurich: Verlag Niggli AG, 1967.
  41. Sutnar, L. Design and Paper (13): Controlled Visual Flow. New York: Marquardt and Co., 1943 (reproduced 2003).
  42. Sutnar, L. Design and Paper (19): Shape, Line and Color. New York: Marquardt and Co.,1945 (reproduced 2003).
  43. Theofanos, M. and Redish, J. “Guidelines for Accessible and Usable Web Sites: Observing Users Who Work With Screen Readers.” Author's version: reprinted and expanded, December, 2006. http://redish.net/images/stories/PDF/InteractionsPaperAuthorsVer.pdf.
  44. Tschichold, J. The New Typography (transl. McLean). Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995.
  45. 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.
  46. Vignelli, M. The Vignelli Canon. New York: Adobe PDF, 2008. Accessed January 10, 2009 [No longer available for download].
  47. Wilson, C. User Interface Inspection Methods: A User-Centered Design Method. Waltham, MA: Morgan Kaufmann, 2014.
  48. Wurman, R. Information Anxiety: What To Do When Information Doesn't Tell You What You Need To Know. New York: Bantam Books, 1990.