This book is a classic in the UX field and is a must-read for anyone working in design. It covers the basics of human-computer interaction and offers concrete tips for making designs more user-friendly.
2. Lean UX by Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden
Lean UX is a newer book that focuses on applying Lean startup principles to the design process. If you’re looking to adopt a more agile, user-centric approach to UX design, this is a great read.
3. Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products by Nir Eyal
This book explores the psychology of how users form habits around products and offers tips for designing products that are more likely to be adopted and used regularly. If you’re interested in user engagement and retention, this is a must-read.
4. The UX Reader by Jesse James Garrett
This anthology collects some of the best articles on UX design from around the web. If you’re looking for a comprehensive overview of the field, this is a great place to start.
5. Web UI Design for the Human Eye by Theresa Neil
This book offers practical tips for designing web interfaces that are both visually appealing and user-friendly. If you’re looking to create interfaces that stand out from the crowd, this is a great resource.