Books on Designers

 

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Books on Designers
October 24, 2013

October 24 marks the birthday of graphic and industrial designer, artist, and inventor Bruno Munari (1907–98), a member of the second Italian Futurist generation whose witty designs can be found in advertising, design manuals, children’s books and games, and more. Here are five books from our contributors featuring his work. More...

Books on Designers
November 17, 2013

Five books by Rem Koolhaas on the occasion of the architect’s birthday, November 17. More...

Books on Designers
December 29, 2016

We honor design pioneer Lella Vignelli (1934–December 22, 2016) with three books on her work. More...

Books on Designers
April 9, 2014

Updated: June 8, 2017. Celebrate the 150th birthday of Frank Lloyd Frank Lloyd Wright (June 8, 1867–April 9, 1959), by re-reading our list of 21 books from our contributors on the American architectural icon. More...

Books on Designers
June 17, 2015

Charles Eames’s birthday is June 17! Our updated list of books from our designers and contributors include American modern industrial designers Charles (1907–78) and Ray (1912–88) Eames. More...

Books on Designers
March 27, 2014

Happy Birthday, Mies van der Rohe! These 12 books on architect Mies van der Rohe (b. March 27, 1886, d. August 19, 1969) were chosen or written by our contributors, including Massimo Vignelli, Stanley Tigerman, and Phyllis Lambert, or come from our featured publishers. Building Seagram was the winner of the 2013 Designers & Books Design Book of the Year Award, Thanks for the View, Mr. Mies was a Designers & Books Notable Book of 2012, and Detlef Mertins’s Mies was just published this month. More...

Books on Designers
February 20, 2014

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