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By Jeffrey Beers December 4, 2013

A portrait of a city discovering itself through design.

By Jeffrey Beers November 22, 2013

I loved this book for its view of hope and confidence concerning our future. The series of vignettes are inspiring and spiritual.

By Jeffrey Beers August 26, 2013

I was lucky to work with Oscar Niemeyer at the beginning of my career. He was a remarkable man and an inspiration to me, opening my eyes to the world of color and form.

By Deborah Berke December 26, 2013

A great exhortation to all of us to be questioning observers.

By Deborah Berke October 23, 2013

This book includes some of Susan Sontag’s best-known essays. My favorite, “Against Interpretation,” has this to say: “Our task is not to find the maximum amount of content in a work of art, much less to squeeze more content out of the work than is already there. Our task is to cut back content so that we can see the thing at all.”

By Pierre Bernard July 14, 2014

I see a strong parallel between the work of the novelist and that of the graphic designer.

By Jeffrey Bernett November 12, 2013

Ralph is a bit like Thomas Friedman, and his book By Design—covering architecture, industrial design, fashion design, graphic design, and the design of business and social situations—shows how design affects many of our most significant human activities.

By Coralie Bickford-Smith May 5, 2014

I return to this book time and again to get to grips with designing patterns from this incredible wealth of technical information.

By Coralie Bickford-Smith August 7, 2013

Here is design showing off its sense of humor to its best advantage.