Can you ever truly master the art of graphic design? The ever-expanding and changing scope of this industry makes the above question seem almost laughable. Any talented designer knows that, in order to stay relevant, research is key.

Without it, you’re certain to fall behind the pack and lose whatever it may be that makes you different. So, where should your reading list begin? Well, luckily, there’s a wealth of free resources out there in the form of handy little design ebooks. Here are just 19 to get you started along the way. Continue