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The Proust Questionnaire — Book Edition
By Sagi Haviv December 9, 2013

Question: “Your favorite book title (because you like the sound of it):” Sagi Haviv’s answer: “On Bullshit, by philosopher Harry G. Frankfurt.” Sagi answers more questions from The Proust Questionnaire—Book Edition. 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...

The Proust Questionnaire — Book Edition
By Tom Geismar December 5, 2013

Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv’s Tom Geismar reports that his favorite book character is Babar and that his favorite writer (of the opposite gender) is Jhumpa Lahiri. More of Tom Geismar’s answers to The Proust Questionnaire—Book Edition. More...

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By Branden Klayko, Superscript December 5, 2013

From minimal presentation to falling off the shelves, bookstores around the world display books in very different ways. More...

The Proust Questionnaire — Book Edition
By Thomas Girst December 4, 2013

BMW’s Thomas Girst read Stephen King as a child. Today he’s in the middle of rereading all the volumes of Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time. “While reading Proust, you live with him,” Girst says, among many more answers to The Proust Questionnaire—Book Edition. More...

The Proust Questionnaire — Book Edition
By Stanley Abercrombie December 3, 2013

Architecture and interior design editor and author Stanley Abercrombie has been been “dipping into Finnegans Wake for half a century,” favors poetry, and admires Rizzoli’s series of Richard Meier monographs and their design by Massimo Vignelli. Stanley gives these and 10 more answers to The Proust Questionnaire—Book Edition. More...

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By Branden Klayko, Superscript December 3, 2013

One theme at this year’s Design Miami fair is an emphasis on fluid design. Our preview. More...

The Proust Questionnaire — Book Edition
By Seymour Chwast December 2, 2013

Graphic designer and Push Pin Studios co-founder Seymour Chwast says his favorite book character is Joseph Heller’s John Yossarian and that he wants the last book he reads to be Margaret Wise Brown’s Goodnight Moon. These and more answers from Seymour to The Proust Questionnaire—Book Edition. More...

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By Steve Kroeter November 29, 2013

Discover hundreds of design books by theme, price discount, and and even color at the Designers & Books Online Book Fair. More...

The Proust Questionnaire — Book Edition
By Ivan Chermayeff November 29, 2013

Graphic design legend Ivan Chermayeff wishes he could have written War and Peace, names E.B. White as his favorite author from childhood, and gives many more answers to The Proust Questionnaire—Book Edition. More...