A short reading list to cultivate crucial skills in demand

Books about articulation, synthesis, systems thinking, biases, and human interaction

Articulating Design Decisions

Thinking in Systems


Three design methods for a more comprehensive practice

Photo by drmakete lab

Participatory design


The importance of developing empathy with internal stakeholders

Photo by Josh Calabrese

Empathy motivates us to care so much about the challenges of another person that we’re driven to action. Empathy is the ultimate form of understanding.


A workflow for design specs using Sketch and InVision

What are design specs?

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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