UX Zeitgeist Reading Lists

UX Zeitgeist lists provide an opportunity for you to explore what other UXers are reading or consider relevant to their life and work. UX Leaders such as Lou Rosenfeld, Kevin Cheng, Whitney Hess, and Caroline Jarrett.

Lists are also an opportunity for you to let the UX community know what you consider important reading. Create your own list now!

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Researcher's Desk Reference

As a design researcher, I refer to a core set of materials for education or inspiration, plus a supporting set as I transition from project to project (or for my own reading enjoyment).

8 books • 1 like updated

Jodi's Faves

I've enjoyed most of the UX books I've read. These are my go-to favorites.

4 books updated

Imagination Fuel

Being open to different ways of thinking and seeing the world is critical to cultivating empathy that is at the root of all design. It also opens us up to new metaphors and concepts that can turn into or inform design solutions in unpredictable ways.

5 books updated

Understanding People

Behind every abstraction that we call a user is an individual and a community, a history and a biological heritage, a culture and the keys to making a successful interface. Understanding any audience requires an understanding of people, and these books have been critical to the way I design for humans.

14 books updated