The 10 Best Graphic Design Books

Updated February 24, 2018 by Gia Vescovi-Chiordi

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We spent 24 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. Whether you’re a professional in the field, contemplating starting a business or just a rogue creative, you’ll find the graphic design books on our list both inspiring and instructive. In addition to being visually stimulating, they include everything from essential advice and handy techniques to branding guidance and problem-solving for when you get stuck. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best graphic design book on Amazon.

10. Interaction of Color

9. Megg's History

8. Symbols: A Handbook

7. Grid Systems

6. The Non-Designer's Design Book

5. Super Graphic

4. 100 Ideas that Changed Graphic Design

3. Show Your Work!

2. Pretty Much Everything

1. Logo Modernism

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Last updated on February 24, 2018 by Gia Vescovi-Chiordi

Born in Arizona, Gia is a writer who fled the dry heat of the desert for Southern California, where she continues to enjoy drinking beer, overanalyzing the minutiae of everyday life and channeling Rick Steves.

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