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.
76 blog entries
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...

Holiday Gift Book Lists 2013
By Norman Weinstein December 10, 2013

Designers & Books Book Board member Norman Weinstein offers his personally curated 2013 gift guide to seven design books for very particular readers. More...

Holiday Gift Book Lists 2013
December 4, 2013

The second of our holiday gift guides offers a sampling of books published in 2013 selected with every graphic design enthusiast on your gift list in mind. Included are books on type, on advice from the pros for graphic design students, a graphic design book for children (that adults will want, too), and a look at the book as art. More...

Holiday Gift Book Lists 2013
December 13, 2013

The third of our holiday gift guides offers a selection of the year’s books and games for the design-inclined child or child at heart on your gift list. More...

Holiday Gift Book Lists 2013
November 27, 2013

The first of our holiday gift guides offers a sampling of books published in 2013 selected with every architecture lover on your gift list in mind. Books range from a guide on how to draw like an architect, to surveys of great architectural accomplishments, to books on understanding how architects do what they do—and why. We’ll be adding to the list, and publishing new gift guides to books in other design areas in the coming weeks, so check back often! More...

Themed Book Lists
August 20, 2013

An updated list of books on bicycles, bicycle design, and biking. More...

Forthcoming Books We Are Looking Forward To
September 19, 2013

Christopher J. Johnson of  Santa Fe, New Mexico’s Collected Works Bookstore lists seven design books coming out this fall that he’s watching for. More...

Themed Book Lists
August 1, 2013

These six books on maps, both real and imaginary, on paper and in pixels, come from our contributors’ book lists. More...

Themed Book Lists
April 16, 2014

National (U.S.) Library Week is this week: April 13–19, 2014. Here are six books about libraries and library design from our contributors. More...

Themed Book Lists
August 27, 2013

50 books on type, typography, and typographers spanning the centuries. More...