David Airey is an independent graphic designer working with companies of all sizes since 2005.

A few good books

I’m often asked for book recommendations. Click an image for more photos, info, and links to booksellers.

It's Not How Good You Are, It's How Good You Want to Be.
It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want to Be. by Paul Arden

Bob Gill, so far
Bob Gill, so far. By Bob Gill

Brand Thinking
Brand Thinking, by Debbie Millman

Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design
Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design, by Jennifer Bass and Pat Kirkham

Identify, by Chermayeff, Geismar, and Haviv

Studio Culture
Studio Culture, edited by Tony Brook and Adrian Shaughnessy

Designing Brand Identity
Designing Brand Identity, by Alina Wheeler

Design by Nature
Design by Nature, by Maggie Macnab

Marks of Excellence
Marks of Excellence, by Per Mollerup

Win Without Pitching
Win Without Pitching, by Blair Enns

Symbol, by Angus Hyland and Steven Bateman

How to Win Friends and Influence People
How to Win Friends and Influence People, by Dale Carnegie

Stationery Design Now!
Stationery Design Now, edited by Julius Wiedemann

Decoding Design
Decoding Design, by Maggie Macnab

Logo Design Love
And my first little one, Logo Design Love, now available in ten languages. My second was released in November 2012: Work for Money, Design for Love.