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The Proust Questionnaire — Book Edition
By Stanley Abercrombie December 3, 2013

Architecture and interior design editor and author Stanley Abercrombie has been been “dipping into Finnegans Wake for half a century,” favors poetry, and admires Rizzoli’s series of Richard Meier monographs and their design by Massimo Vignelli. Stanley gives these and 10 more answers to The Proust Questionnaire—Book Edition.

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Daily Features
By Branden Klayko, Superscript December 3, 2013

One theme at this year’s Design Miami fair is an emphasis on fluid design. Our preview.

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By Glenn Pushelberg December 3, 2013

A good guide for any creative mind to read and digest—and can help hone one’s creative process by focusing attention on the approach itself. We have several copies in the studio and I encourage everyone in our office to read this book.

Book List of the Week
By Steve Kroeter December 2, 2013

The award-winning Toronto and New York-based interior designers George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg share a love of books as well as a creative life together.

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By George Yabu December 2, 2013

What I love about this simple book is the philosophical exploration of beauty in impermanence and imperfection. I've always strived to attain the opposite in our work and I know I see the beauty in almost everything seen or unseen.

The Proust Questionnaire — Book Edition
By Seymour Chwast December 2, 2013

Graphic designer and Push Pin Studios co-founder Seymour Chwast says his favorite book character is Joseph Heller’s John Yossarian and that he wants the last book he reads to be Margaret Wise Brown’s Goodnight Moon. These and more answers from Seymour to The Proust Questionnaire—Book Edition.

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CreativeMornings Book Lists
December 2, 2013

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

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Daily Features
By Steve Kroeter November 29, 2013

Discover hundreds of design books by theme, price discount, and and even color at the Designers & Books Online Book Fair.

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By Ivan Chermayeff November 29, 2013

Paul Rand was not only the best graphic designer America ever produced, but one of the few who wrote really well about what he was doing.

Weekly Wrap-Up & Preview
November 29, 2013

The Online Design Book Fair is the place to be this weekend for discovering and buying the best in design books. New features we’ve added to the Fair include unique video trailers for key titles and themed lists that allow you to find books according to designer, specialized design topic—even color. Another way to find books for your gift list is by going to our Holiday Gift Book Lists, each focusing on a different design discipline.

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