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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,, has all the details— from our programs featuring prominent design world figures to the exhibitors and authors you’ll encounter. 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...

Books on Designers
June 17, 2015

Charles Eames’s birthday is June 17! Our updated list of books from our designers and contributors include American modern industrial designers Charles (1907–78) and Ray (1912–88) Eames. More...

Daily Features
June 3, 2015

We’re delighted to be presenting our second pop-up design book fair in New York. Co-hosted with WeWork Soho West, on Wednesday evening, June 10, the fair will offer new and recently published design and architecture books—all at 35% off—from 10 leading publishers. This free three-hour event is open to the public and also features book giveaways and an in-person book signing of a new title by designer Constantin Boym. Refreshments! More...

Daily Features
May 27, 2015

A special evening for fans of Ladislav Sutnar and influential modern graphic design is available on our Visual Design in Action facsimile edition Kickstarter, now going into its final week. You and a guest can attend a cocktail reception and gallery talk on Sutnar’s works on paper by Nicholas D. Lowry, President of Swann Galleries and Director of the auction house’s Vintage Posters department. The event will be held at Swann Galleries (104 East 25th Street, NY, NY) on Thursday, July 30, 2015, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM. More...

Themed Book Lists
May 19, 2015

Our updated list of 15 books on brands and their design—from graphics to politics. David AireyDebbie Millman, and Angus Hyland are among the authors featured.


By Stefan Sagmeister May 18, 2015

Ladislav Sutnar is the most under-appreciated giant in design.

Daily Features
May 18, 2015

This past Thursday, May 14, a lively panel discussion and pop-up  architecture and design book fair co-hosted by Designers & Books and the Herb Lubalin Study Center of Design and Typography at Cooper Union celebrated new design books and design book news as part of NYCxDESIGN 2015. We take a look at some of the event’s highlights More...