Themed Book Lists

Our themed book lists are compiled from the books that appear on Designers & Books and focus on special subjects. For a complete listing, see List of Lists.
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Themed Book Lists
March 14, 2014

In honor of Albert Einstein’s 135th birthday, March 14, 2014, here are five books featuring Einstein that have been chosen by our designers. More...

Forthcoming Books We Are Looking Forward To
March 12, 2014

Linda Fallon, Head Buyer at Shakespeare and Company in Paris, sent a along a few design titles being published in Spring 2014 is especially looking forward to seeing on the store’s shelves. More...

CreativeMornings Book Lists
March 5, 2014

Our fifth book list developed in collaboration with CreativeMornings, a breakfast lecture series for the creative community, each with a monthly theme, is based on March’s theme: “Hidden.” More...

Books on Designers
February 20, 2014

Ten books from our contributors on American architect Louis I. Kahn (February 20, 1901– March 17, 1974). Updated June 14, 2019.

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Themed Book Lists
February 14, 2014

A Valentine’s Day dozen, chosen or written by our contributors. More...

CreativeMornings Book Lists
February 5, 2014

Our fourth book list developed in collaboration with CreativeMornings, a breakfast lecture series for the creative community, each with a monthly theme, is based on February’s theme: “Rebel.” More...

Themed Book Lists
January 29, 2014

A selection of 10 books designed by Amsterdam-based book designer Irma Boom that have appeared on the book lists of our contributors, featured publishers, and booksellers. Boom’s work also includes special limited editions such as her recently produced all-white ink-less book for the perfume Chanel No. 5. More...

Themed Book Lists
January 21, 2014

This May, designated Mental Health Awareness Month, we are pleased to share this list of books from our archive on the intersection of psychology and design, drawn from our contributors, featured publishers, and booksellers. More...

CreativeMornings Book Lists
January 15, 2014

This special book list developed in collaboration with CreativeMornings, a breakfast lecture series for the creative community, each with a monthly theme, is based on an earlier theme, from October 2013, “Play,” which we see as having a natural tie-in to this January’s theme of “Childhood.” More...

CreativeMornings Book Lists
January 8, 2014

Our third book list developed in collaboration with CreativeMornings, a breakfast lecture series for the creative community, each with a monthly theme, is based on January’s theme: “Childhood.” More...