The summer season is approaching and there is nothing better than soaking up the sun alongside a nice piece of literature. We checked in with the team to see what books they fancied and received a nice variety of books to dig our noses in.
If you’re looking to sharpen your marketing tools, here are some industry-related books that go alongside our expertise (with two bonus books at the end).
Title: The Artist’s Guide
Author: Jackie Battenfield
A step-by-step guide with exercises and strategies to help flex your creative muscle and get you ready for a career in arts.
Title: Art / Work
Author: Heather Darcy Bhandari & Jonathan Melber
A must have for newbies looking into a career in design, this guide shows you what it takes to make it in the field along with the tools needed to succeed.
Title: Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
Author: James Clear
Time always seems to fly by, especially when you plan on getting something finished. This book will help you manage time more and discover your everyday habits that make or break your daily plan.
Title: Color: A Natural History of the Palette
Author: Victoria Finlay
Did you know that many colors that we use in our everyday work represent specific feelings? Get an insider’s look at the history of the color palette’s dating all the way back to when Queen Cleopatra was alive.
Title: Contagious: How to Build Word of Mouth in the Digital Age
Author: Jonah Burger
Did you ever question how some YouTubers go viral for the silliest content? You’ll find out how, and much more on how content makes us click in this must read for any marketer.
Title: Data Structures and Algorithms in Java
Author: Michael T. Goodrich and Roberto Tamassia
Designed to make understanding data structure and algorithms easier but at a deeper level than most books about Java.
Title: HTML and CSS: Design and Build Websites
Author: Jon Duckett
A book made for everyone (even for those who are looking to casually code) full of colorful examples that are engaging, and more interesting than your basic “how to code” educational books.
Title: Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
Author: Chip Heath and Dan Heath
Get all the information you need on how ideas stick like gum on the ground in this popular advertising book.
Author: Malcolm Gladwell
Readers will learn how ordinary people can whip up a life of success in this guide of wisdom.
Title: Own it: The Secret to Life
Author: Diane von Furstenberg
Philanthropist Diane von Furstenberg shares with you her secrets to success both personally and professionally in this A-Z guide.
Title: The Practice: Shipping Creative Work
Author: Seth Godin
This book will help you turn mediocre ideas into fabulous ones and will have you dip your creative mind into risks worth taking.
Title: Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You’re Selling
Author: Josh Weltman
The world of advertising is always changing through various mediums. Learn how to adjust your marketing tactics to capture the right audience in this Don Draper-esque book.
Title: The Art of Travel
Author: Alain de Botton
Alain de Botton, along with other guest contributors gives readers the 411 on all things travel. From hotel minis bars to luxurious carpets, there is certainly a tale for everyone.
Title: The Four Agreements
Author: Don Miguel Ruiz
A self-help book on how one can control their mind to get the best out of life in various ways.
We hope at least one of our book recommendations makes your summer reading list!