Book of the Week

Each Book of the Week takes a close-up look at a selected book on Designers & Books.
7 blog entries
Book of the Week
By Steve Kroeter July 22, 2019

Cesar Pelli (d. July 19, 2019) has been recognized for a lifetime of distinguished achievement in architecture. He designed some of the contemporary world’s most famous buildings, notably the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (1997), the globe’s tallest buildings until 2004. Take a look at the books that inspired Pelli. More...

Book of the Week
By Tiffany Lambert, Designers & Books December 24, 2013

An experimental 1967 collaboration between the originator of media analysis and a major designer has new meaning today. More...

Book of the Week
By Tiffany Lambert, Designers & Books December 11, 2013

A close observer of the mundane writes humorously about the products and experiences we encounter every day. More...

Book of the Week
By Tiffany Lambert, Designers & Books November 27, 2013

Writer and activist Jane Jacobs had an urgent vision of urban spaces in the 1960s that retains relevance today. More...

Book of the Week
By Tiffany Lambert, Designers & Books November 13, 2013

 The artist, author, and designer uses handwritten text and paintings to tell of personal ponderings. More...

Book of the Week
By Tiffany Lambert, Designers & Books October 30, 2013

Writer on philosophy, architecture, and other contemporary themes Alain de Botton considers travel. More...

Book of the Week
By Tiffany Lambert, Designers & Books October 9, 2013

The first installment of “Book of the Week,” which takes a close-up look at selected design books on Designers & Books, features Kenya Hara’s Designing Design. More...