Designers & Books Blog

 

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Daily Features
By Mark Fox March 19, 2014

Logo designer Mark Fox reflects on digital and analog culture through the lens of two selections from his book list.

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By Seymour Chwast March 17, 2014

Every photograph is iconic. I remember them all.

Book List of the Week
March 17, 2014

Our celebration of the three-year anniversary of Designers & Books, launched in February 2011, continues. Following our round-up of five vintage book lists on March 3, we’ve brought together five additional book lists from our archive of more than 300 lists of books that have inspired designers and design commentators.

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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.

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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.

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By Mark Fox March 10, 2014

I share McCloud‘s concept of “amplification through simplification” with my graphic design students every semester.

Book List of the Week
By Steve Kroeter March 10, 2014

Logo designer Mark Fox, one-half of the studio Design is Play (with Angie Wang) and one of the first designers to send us a book list three years ago, recently updated his list with some additions and thoughts about the role of books in his life and work.

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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.”

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By Diana Balmori March 3, 2014

Gardens are fundamental, Robert Pogue Harrison says, in giving order to our relation to nature, rather than bringing an order to nature.

Book List of the Week
March 3, 2014

To celebrate the three-year anniversary of Designers & Books, launched in February 2011, we’ve brought together five book lists from our archive of more than 300 lists of books that have inspired designers and design commentators.

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