Best books and resources for UI/UX designers in 2019

Best books and resources for UI/UX designers in 2019
Average rating: 4.8
(7 votes)

Thanks! You’ve rated this material!

UI/UX design is one of the main parts of any project. Here in Syndicode, our UI/UX designers are engaged in the development processes and can determine the possible future requirements of the application in early stages. From user research to information architecture and from prototypes and mockups to colors and typography – we are in charge of the outstanding design solution. Is this a superpower? Yes. And no. These abilities come from proper education a creative person can obtain to become a professional. And we know where to find the best books and resources for UI/UX designers in 2019! Please, enjoy!

UI/UX books

  1. The Design of Everyday Things – By Donald A. Norman
  2. Don’t Make Me Think – By Steve Krug
  3. The Non-Designer’s Design Book – By Robin William
  4. The Elements of User Experience – By Jesse James Garret
  5. A Project Guide to UX DesignFor user experience designers in the field or in the making (2nd Edition) – By Russ Unger and Carolyn Chandler
  6. Communicating Design: Developing Web Site Documentation for Design and Planning (2nd Edition) – By Dan M. Brown
  7. About Face: The Essentials of Interaction Design – By Alan Cooper, Robert Reimann, David Cronin, Christopher Noessel
  8. UI is Communication – by Everett N McKay
  9. Designing Interfaces: Patterns for Effective Interaction Design – by Jenifer Tidwell
  10. The Best Interface Is No Interface – by Golden Krishna
  11. The Humane Interface: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems – by Jef Raskin
  12. Beautiful Visualization – by Julie Steele
  13. Universal Principles of Design – by William Lidwell
  14. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information – by Edward R. Tufte
  15. Mobile Design Pattern Gallery: UI Patterns for Smartphone Apps 2nd Edition – by Theresa Neil


We will start with 36 useful resources for UI and UX designers. There you will find the complete collection of the best design tools and checklists, advice and recommendations.

And here are two updates for 2019:

1. Smashing Magazine – a comprehensive website provides high-quality articles with the UX employee on Design, Coding, Mobile, and Word Press etc.

2. UXbooth – a professional UX website. The difference between it and Smashing Magazine is that UXbooth focuses more on the aspect of user experience design.

Stay tuned! We have so much to share!

Rate this article, if you like it

Thanks! You’ve rated this material!

Got a project? Let's discuss it!

    Kyiv Sofiivska 1/2a, 01001, Kyiv, Ukraine
    Dnipro Hlinky 2, of. 1003, 49000, Dnipro, Ukraine
    Kharkiv Otakara Yarosha 22, 61000, Kharkiv, Ukraine