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Daily Features
By Steve Kroeter April 28, 2016

For almost six decades, Seymour Chwast has used his signature blend of design, illustration, and social commentary to wage a campaign against war. Now, at age 84, he turns his pen and sketchpad toward creating a new book of powerful antiwar images, Seymour Chwast at War with War: An Illustrated Timeline of 5000 Years of Conquests, Invasions, and Terrorist Attacks. Designers & Books has just launched a Kickstarter to support the publication of this limited-edition book. Join us! More...

Daily Features
April 25, 2016

Designers & Books is delighted to be collaborating with the Strand Book Store in a new event series called DISCOVERING DESIGN, May 3–19, which complements NYCxDESIGN’s annual celebration of design in New York City. You’ll be able to hear from award-winning design legends such as Isaac Mizrahi, Paula Scher, Steven Heller, Michael Bierut, Seymour Chwast, and more. More...

Daily Features
By Steve Kroeter February 3, 2016

We’re starting a publishing program for facsimile editions of important out-of-print books on architecture, fashion, graphic design, interior design, landscape architecture, product design, photography, and urban design. These books, all launched on Kickstarter, will be part of a new program called Designers & Books Network. More...

Most Frequently Chosen Books
October 7, 2015

These 10 design books appear most frequently on the book lists of our designers, commentators, and other contributors. More...

Daily Features
By Steve Kroeter September 30, 2015

Meet over 25 of your favorite design book authors at Designers & Books Fair 2015™this weekend—October 2 through 4—at the Fashion Intitute of Technology in New York City. And that’s not all: designated book purchases you make at the Fair automatically enter your name in more than 20 drawings to win unique Experiences with Authors.™ Would you like a private visit to graphic designer Louise Fili’s studio plus gelato with the designer? Your portrait drawn by the fashion illustrator for Bloomingdale’s? More...

Daily Features
By Steve Kroeter September 10, 2015

Designers & Books Fair 2015™ is coming to NYC this Oct, 2, 3, and 4 and is a must for anyone who is interested in design and loves books.

Our interactive Fair website, designbookfair.com, has all the details— from our programs featuring prominent design world figures to the exhibitors and authors you’ll encounter. More...

Themed Book Lists
September 2, 2015

Fifteen books that look at the book as designed object—from Irma Boom, Warren Lehrer, Peter Mendelsund, Ed Ruscha, and more. More...

Daily Features
By Steve Kroeter August 26, 2015

We couldn’t have done it without our thousands of supporters, all of whom we thank here. More...

Daily Features
July 21, 2015

Mark your calendars! The dates of the second presentation of the world’s only architecture and design book fair have been set for October 2, 3, and 4, 2015. Designers & Books Fair 2015™ will feature over 70 publishers and book dealers and 9 programs. More...

Themed Book Lists
July 14, 2015

Here are 20 books on painters, sculptors, and other artists—from Leonardo da Vinci to Andy Warhol—that designers and architects have found inspirational. See the complete list of more than 200 books on art and artists chosen by designers. More...