Top 10 Best Books to Read in Graphic Design - October 2021



Books in the graphic designing non-fiction genre belong to making visual art by using certain elements to convey a message. This genre consists of the knowledge of using modern techniques for design making. These books include step-by-step guides for design creation using typography, animations, playful illustrations, and other latest techniques. In addition, this genre covers branding, typeface design, environmental design, infographics, postcard flyers, multimedia advertisements, etc. Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Graphic Design.

1. You Fucking Got This : Motivational Swear Words Coloring Book: Swear Word Colouring Books for Adults: Swearing Colouring Book Pages for Stress Relief ... Funny Journals and Adult Coloring Books)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Graphic Design - October 2021

Relax Your Mind With This Beautiful Sweary Adult Coloring Book . Be Honest, You’ve had a Shitty Day. Work? Neighbors? Pets? Kids? They all love to stress you out. Don’t bottle it up, color what you want to say! With 30 designs , we’ve got any curse, swear, or put down you can imagine, ready to fucking color! Express how you really feel about your boss, bad grades, your neighbor or the DMV. Color your way to less stress! Color to your fucking hearts content! Sit down, relax and color the heck out of this book! Stress Relieving Designs Sweary Words Single-sided Pages Suitable for All Skill Levels Makes A Great Gift

  • Author: Bridget Coloring Press
  • Publisher: Independently published (March 6, 2021)
  • Genre: Arts & Photography, Graphic Design
  • ISBN: 979-8717920988
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.15 x 11 inches

                 

2. Chanel: Collections and Creations


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Graphic Design - October 2021

Chanel's combination of tradition, originality and style has always made it the most seductive of brands. Here the House of Chanel opens its private archives, revealing a galaxy of brilliant designs created by Coco Chanel from the 1920s onwards, and now reinterpreted to become the motifs for brand new garments, accessories and beauty products. Inspired by the House's signature fragrance, the legendary ‘Chanel No 5’, the book explores five central themes – the suit, the camellia, jewelry, fragrances and make-up, and the little black dress – and follows the threads from past to present to show how these key items have been rediscovered and reinvented by fashion designers working in the footsteps of their illustrious predecessors. This visual journey is enhanced by previously unpublished archive photographs and original drawings by Karl Lagerfeld, as well as glorious images from some of the greatest names in fashion photography. Dazzling clothes, intricate accessories, beautiful models and timeless design leave no doubt as to the lasting fame of the brand and embody everything that has come to symbolize the magic of Chanel. llustrations: 159

  • Author: Daniele Bott
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson; 1st Edition (January 1, 2007)
  • Genre: Arts & Photography, Graphic Design
  • ISBN: 978-0500513606
  • Dimensions: 9.9 x 1 x 11.3 inches

                 

3. The Ultimate Guide to Modern Calligraphy & Hand Lettering for Beginners: Learn to Letter: A Hand Lettering Workbook with Tips, Techniques, Practice Pages, and Projects


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Graphic Design - October 2021

GIFT IDEAS | CRAFTS & HOBBIES | CALLIGRAPHY Hello there crafty friends of mine! I’m Kristin - mama to the most incredible little human around, graphic designer, hand letterer, and creator of June & Lucy. I love the 4 C’s in my life: cats, coffee, couches, and cooking, and as you can tell from my Instagram captions, I think I am much funnier than I probably am. My goal with this book is to help you avoid the countless months of research, trial and error, and mistakes that I made along the way, by giving you a straight forward, easy to understand explanation of the process behind hand lettering so that you can start your lettering journey with a strong foundation. I can’t wait to see what you beautiful people create! Product Details: Premium matte-finish cover design High quality 60lb (90gsm) paper stock Large format 8.5" x 11.0" (21.5cm x 28cm) pages

  • Author: June & Lucy
  • Publisher: June & Lucy (August 12, 2019)
  • Genre: Arts & Photography, Graphic Design
  • ISBN: 978-1646081493
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.25 x 11 inches

                 

4. Amazing Patterns: Adult Coloring Book, Stress Relieving Mandala Style Patterns


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Graphic Design - October 2021

For more information on this book, visit our author profile on Amazon. Relaxing adult coloring book with hand-drawn mandala style patterns. Fantastic and relaxing patterns will allow you to break away from the chaos of everyday life and plunge into the land of peace and relaxation. Originality. All drawings are hand drawn. Individual patterns are always created with passion. This guarantees the uniqueness and originality of the performance. Quality 50 different models, finished with attention to every detail, guarantee high-quality workmanship. Diversity Every project is different. Which guarantees fantastic and creative play with colors. Single-sided pages Each image is placed on its own page. Relax Coloring amazing patterns is a great way to get away from any problems and enter the world of colors. Creativity Creating the world with your own colors creates a sense of independence and fosters creativity, improves self-esteem and builds confidence. A great gift This coloring book is a great gift for anyone who needs a moment of peace and relaxation. Specifications: Premium Soft Cover Dimensions: 8.5 x 11 inches 50 individual projects.

  • Author: Coloring Book Kim
  • Publisher: Independently published (September 4, 2020)
  • Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Antiques & Collectibles
  • ISBN: 979-8682830084
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.23 x 11 inches

                 

5. How to Draw Cool Stuff: A Drawing Guide for Teachers and Students


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Graphic Design - October 2021

How to Draw Cool Stuff shows simple step-by-step illustrations that make it easy for anyone to draw cool stuff with precision and confidence. These pages will guide you through the basic principles of illustration by concentrating on easy-to-learn shapes that build into complex drawings. With the step-by-step guidelines provided, anything can become easy to draw. This book contains a series of fun, hands-on exercises that will help you see line, shape, space and other elements in everyday objects and turn them into detailed works of art in just a few simple steps. The exercises in this book will help train your brain so you can visualize ordinary objects in a different manner, allowing you to see through the eyes of an artist. From photorealistic faces to holiday themes and tattoo drawings, How to Draw Cool Stuff makes drawing easier than you would think and more fun than you ever imagined! Now is the time to learn how to draw the subjects and scenes you've always dreamt of drawing. How to Draw Cool Stuff is suitable for artists of any age benefiting everyone from teachers and students to self-learners and hobbyists. How to Draw Cool Stuff will help you realize your artistic potential and expose you to the pure joy of drawing!

  • Author: Catherine V Holmes
  • Publisher: Library Tales Publishing, Incorporated; Illustrated edition (March 17, 2014)
  • Genre: Arts & Photography, Graphic Design
  • ISBN: 978-0615991429
  • Dimensions: 8 x 0.57 x 10 inches

                 



6. Lettering and Modern Calligraphy: A Beginner's Guide: Learn Hand Lettering and Brush Lettering


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Graphic Design - October 2021

Learn to letter! Learn to letter and create beautiful designs with this beginner's guide and workbook! Every page is filled with tips, tricks encouragement and practice space to kickstart your lettering journey! Learn 5 different alphabet styles, upper and lower case letters, practice connections and dive into design and composition with this beautiful lettering book. At the end of this book, there are also 15 beautiful lettering projects to help you bring together your knowledge and skill and help you begin to create beautiful works of art! You can do this!! Let us teach you how to upgrade your handwriting and learn this amazing and fun form of art The Book Contains: Learn five different alphabet styles Upper and lower case letters Detailed instructions 15 beautiful lettering projects

  • Author: Paper Peony Press
  • Publisher: Paper Peony Press (October 27, 2017)
  • Genre: Arts & Photography, Graphic Design
  • ISBN: 978-1948209007
  • Dimensions: 8 x 0.26 x 10 inches

                 

7. Katie Daisy 2021 - 2022 On-the-Go Weekly Planner: 17-Month Calendar with Pocket (Aug 2021 - Dec 2022, 5" x 7" closed): Wild Beauty


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Graphic Design - October 2021

Celebrate your daily adventures with the whimsical and uplifting artwork of Katie Daisy as your companion. Each month of this colorful planner begins with a captivating two-page color spread of illustrations in Katie's signature watercolor style. 5" x 7" weekly planner (10" x 7" open). 17-month calendar — August 2021 through December 2022 — excellent for school and academic planning. From the creator of the New York Times best-selling book How to Be a Wildflower: A Field Guide . Thoughtfully-crafted wildflowers, butterflies, birds, and nature textures guide you through the weeks. Great for students, teachers, parents, and anyone seeking creative inspiration. Compact planner is perfect for your bag or backpack. Be organized and inspired throughout the year. Monthly 2-page-spread views facilitate big-picture planning. Weekly spreads with ample writing space. Extra lined pages to record notes and reminders. Elastic band closure. Inside pocket for storing receipts and mementos. White Wire-O binding offers lie-flat ease and convenience. Includes US and Canadian legal holidays, phases of the moon, and important observances of the world's major religions. Printed on paper sourced from a combination of recycled materials and wood harvested from socially and environmentally sustainable forests. WE PLANT TREES — Amber Lotus Publishing, an independent carbon-negative US company, has planted MORE THAN ONE MILLION trees since 2008 to offset our carbon footprint and resource usage.

  • Author: Katie Daisy
  • Publisher: Amber Lotus Publishing; First edition (May 21, 2021)
  • Genre: Arts & Photography, Graphic Design
  • ISBN: 978-1631368318
  • Dimensions: 5 x 1 x 7 inches

                 

8. Little Book of Louis Vuitton: The Story of the Iconic Fashion House (Little Books of Fashion)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Graphic Design - October 2021

Little Book of Louis Vuitton is the pocket-sized and fully illustrated story of one of the world's most luxurious fashion houses. Louis Vuitton's monogrammed bags have been seen on the arms of celebrities and royals alike for over 150 years. From the young Louis seeking his fortune in Paris through to two world wars, the Great Depression, the Jazz Age and the Swinging Sixties, there is no era in which this most opulent of brands hasn't thrived. Detailing the global expansion of Louis Vuitton in the 1980s, the creation of the powerful fashion conglomerate LVMH, and the appointment in 1997 of Marc Jacobs, this is the story of a transformation from luggage company to high-fashion label. Louis Vuitton's continued evolution under the creative direction of Nicolas Ghesquière and Virgil Abloh is also depicted through fabulous images and captivating text.

  • Author: Karen Homer
  • Publisher: Welbeck Publishing (September 7, 2021)
  • Genre: Arts & Photography, Graphic Design
  • ISBN: 978-1787397415
  • Dimensions: 4.92 x 7.09 inches

                 

9. Letter And Number Tracing Book For Kids Ages 3-5: A Fun Practice Workbook To Learn The Alphabet And Numbers From 0 To 30 For Preschoolers And Kindergarten Kids!


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Graphic Design - October 2021

Are you looking for a fun workbook to help you teach your child to write? Then you are in the right place! Take your child on an exciting journey through the entire ABC and all the numbers from 0 to 30 with: Letter And Number Tracing Book For Kids Ages 3-5: A Fun Practice Workbook To Learn The Alphabet And Numbers From 0 To 30 For Preschoolers And Kindergarten Kids! This exercise book introduces your child to writing letters and numbers in a playful and age-appropriate manner that will help him or her get to know the alphabet and the numbers 0 to 30 . In this way children are guided and optimally prepared for pre-school and primary school. The book is divided into the sections: numbers and letters. The learning process is guided as follows: Letters Every letter is a new territory for your child. The first step is to get to know the letter and practice through the correct pen guidance by simply tracing it . This is followed by a word containing the letter you have just learned. So your child learns to put the letter in a word . Encourage your child to read the word aloud to directly practice the corresponding sound. Finally, your child learns to write the letter freely and independently. Numbers To understand the meaning of numbers, your child starts counting picture elements . Then, just as with letters, he or she will have to trace the numbers . As soon as they become more confident, free writing follows the number you have just learned, with guidelines ensuring that the number is placed at the correct height. In both areas, learning takes place in a meaningful and reliable structure that gives your child security and constantly encourages them to see their own progress. Parents can help their child work through this exercise book and provide the necessary support . After all, writing is not easy for every child. Parents should keep a special eye on the correct pen position and hand guidance and celebrate every milestone with their child. For both numbers and letters, encourage your child to speak out loud what he or she has learned. The more senses are involved in the learning process, the faster and easier it is to learn. By completing this exercise book, your child will be able to write the lower and upper case letters from A to Z , as well as the numbers 0 to 30 . It is especially important that your child can work and learn at their own pace. This is the only way to keep the fun and become more confident in writing from letter to letter, or from number to number. A quick look at the most important facts of the book: Suitable for children from ages 3 to 5 Sensible structure that optimally accompanies the learning process Great preparation for pre-school and kindergarten A fun way to learn the numbers from 0 to 30 and the letters A to Z Designed and sensibly structured to suit children Promotes correct pen management and concentration Lots of space for free practice Lovely designs Combine play with learning. Benefit from "Letter And Number Tracing Book For Kids Ages 3-5" and accompany your child within a meaningful structure on the way to writing letters and numbers! Get this book NOW!

  • Author: Activity Treasures
  • Publisher: Independently published (June 10, 2020)
  • Genre: Arts & Photography, Graphic Design
  • ISBN: 979-8652987695
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.39 x 11 inches

                 

10. Disney Dreams Collection by Thomas Kinkade Studios: 2022 Wall Calendar


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Graphic Design - October 2021

This tenth edition of the Disney Dreams Wall Calendar captures the timeless magic of classic Disney stories and their captivating characters in settings imagined by Thomas Kinkade Studios. Each monthly spread of this charming calendar features a full-color image from the Disney Dreams Collection, such as Beauty and the Beast’s Winter Enchantment or Jasmine Dancing in the Desert Sunset . Other features include:  12" x 12" wall calendar opens to 12" x 24" when displayed Planning spread for September–December 2021 Generous grid space for events, appointments, and reminders Widely celebrated and nationally recognized holidays and observances Moon phases, based on Universal Time Printed on FSC-certified paper with soy-based ink © Disney

  • Author: Thomas Kinkade
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing (July 27, 2021)
  • Genre: Humor & Entertainment, Movies
  • ISBN: 978-1524864170
  • Dimensions: 12.2 x 0.2 x 12.2 inches