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By Rocco Yim September 24, 2013

A dark comedy and morality tale of the fate of several individuals. That of a narcissistic composer is in particular a stark warning to any self-absorbed architect or designer.

By Rudy VanderLans June 30, 2020

This is the first design book I purchased shortly after I started design school. Glaser made graphic design look alive, vibrant, and human.

By Sam Hecht September 19, 2013

Why is this book so important? I believe that too many designers have lost the ability to realize that projects are ultimately for people—not the company.

By Seymour Chwast March 17, 2014

Every photograph is iconic. I remember them all.

June 25, 2019

This is a “must read” for anyone interested in better understanding human response to our physical world.

By Sheila Bridges December 23, 2013

You will be moved by the author’s strength and resilience.

By Sou Fujimoto October 29, 2013

Libraries could be beyond architecture.

By Stanley Abercrombie October 3, 2013

The design problems George Nelson observed in the adolescence of modern design are with us still, though rarely as wittily considered.

By Stanley Abercrombie April 16, 2014

In his preface the author asks “[W]ill this study serve merely as a memorial to a defunct building type?” The book’s final words answer that “… humankind has created an extraordinary variety of spaces in which to read, to think, to dream and to celebrate knowledge. As long as humankind continues to value these activities, it will continue to build places to house them. Whether they will involve books or will still be called libraries, only time will tell.” If indeed what we now know as the library disappears, this book will be the perfect reminder of all that we will have lost.

By Stefan Sagmeister October 17, 2013

A wonderful diary about someone who figured out how to live a truly full life.