How to Think Like a Great Graphic Designer

How to Think Like a Great Graphic Designer, by Debbie Millman collects interviews with 21 famous, successful designers. The result is entertaining, enlightening, and inspiring.

The questions are clever, and the answers are often surprising.

Here’s an example quote from Chip Kidd:

Q: Is there anything you dislike about being a graphic designer?

A: Software upgrades make me anxious… I keep waiting for Adobe to… bring back Photoshop 1.0… They could call it “Photoshop Classic,” and people over 40 like me would be in heaven.”

248 pages, $24.95 from Allworth Press.