A short reading list to cultivate crucial skills in demand

Over the last years, I came across a few books that improved the way I work. These books helped articulate ideas, interact with people, and see the world as a system. Take this list as a suggestion, which I’ll update over time. In no particular order:

Articulating Design Decisions

A book about communicating…

Three design methods for a more comprehensive practice

Designers often feel drawn to first ideas. These impulses can be short-sighted and interrupt our sense-making efforts. They throw us into the solution space too early, with a superficial understanding of the problem.

Unsurprisingly, this can lead to myopic design–narrow in vision and shallow in value. Having fallen into that…

João Ramos

I’m a design lead and mentor who guides teams using systems thinking and a dash of humour. Currently @Zalando.

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