I am currently in the process of designing and building my portfolio website from scratch. My brother recommended me these books - highly valuable advice to any up-and-coming designer.
Three excellent reads for people who design websites
These are the latest books I’ve recently added from ‘A Book Apart’ collection. Concise and insightful, they are an excellent resource for the modern day agile web designer offering tips from industry experts Mike Monteiro, Luke Wroblewski and Ethan Marcotte.
If you havent already, buy them here.