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The Proust Questionnaire — Book Edition
By Julius Wiedemann November 27, 2013

TASCHEN editor Julius Wiedemann likes books by Haruki Murakami, and on politics, philosophy, and poetry. He also likes to eat when he reads. These and other answers from Julius to The Proust Questionnaire—Book Edition. More...

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By Norman Weinstein October 30, 2013

Several major modern architects have had an intensive preoccupation with glass, but no other architect has so comprehensively and dynamically designed with, and invented new processes to decorate, glass as Carlo Scarpa (1906–78). More...

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By Alissa Walker February 16, 2012

Guest blogger: Alissa Walker (Los Angeles)
Profile   Notable Books of 2011
Guest blogger Alissa Walker—design and urbanism journalist, critic, and author—talks about why the era of coffee table books bigger than coffee tables is over. More...

The Proust Questionnaire — Book Edition
By Rudy VanderLans December 6, 2013

Emigre co-founder Rudy VanderLans is partial to Joan Didion and his copy of Ed Ruscha’s Every Building on the Sunset Strip. He buys his books at Moe’s Bookstore in Berkeley. More...

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By The Editors April 29, 2014

With its 57th Street location now closed, Rizzoli Bookstore offers one last chance on May 1 and 2 to visit its fabled interior and purchase art and design books at 50% discounts. More...

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By The Editors, Designers & Books January 24, 2014

We are looking for three current design students to interview Stefan Sagmeister in person in his New York City studio during the book-signing event for the updated edition of Things I have learned in my life so far. This student-led Q&A, which will take place from 6:00 to 6:30 PM, will be tweeted live! Submit the questions you’d ask online to be considered by January 27, 9:00 AM (EST) and we’ll choose the three interviewers. More...

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By The Editors January 21, 2014

New York’s last grand bookstore faces demolition and a petition drive to save the building is mounted. More...

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By The Editors, Designers & Books December 31, 2013

To ring out 2013, we recap our 99 Notable Design Books of the year, reviewed by our Book Board members. More...

The Proust Questionnaire — Book Edition
By The Editors, Designers & Books December 30, 2013

We showcase highlights from among the many memorable answers in the 29 Proust Questionnaires we published during November and December. More...

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By The Editors, Designers & Books November 12, 2013

Designers & Books is so used to asking designers and design writers for their book lists that it took Editor in Chief Steve Kroeter by surprise when someone asked him for the books he found most inspiring. That someone was the renowned company Design Within Reach. More...