We love our books here at Nordic Rebels and would like to share some of our favorites on the range of topics you see listed on this page. Every book is linked to its respective GoodReads page where you can find options to buy it. Some academic institutions might even have electronic versions available - for example, Aalto students can check Aalto-Finna.
A great place to start, not just to dig into design and design tools, but also to dig deeper into yourself.
Filled with a very approachable set of methods to get anyone started onto a path of greater creativity
The Design of Everyday Things
This classic from Don Norman is a must read for anyone with even a passing interest in design. It's a very approachable writing style and is a good place to start for anyone getting into design
This is Service Design Thinking
Design for the Real World
Change By Design
Exposing the Magic of Design
Give and take
Business model generation
From the creator of the Business Model Canvas, this book provides an excellent starting point
Eric Ries book took industry by storm when it came out in 2008. It even led to gigantic companies like GE doing a complete overhaul of how they worked, to be more "lean" in their approach
A worthwhile read to understand the basic principles, some of which have interesting parallels to design.