Chosen Books

Invited designers and commentators have chosen these as the books that inspire them and that have shaped their worldview or their ideas about design.
66 books
Living Room
Nick Waplington et al.
August Sander
John von Hartz et al.
The Work of Hipgnosis
Storm Thorgerson
The Family of Man
Edward Steichen, ed.
Cindy Sherman: The Complete Untitled Film Stills
Cindy Sherman
Patti Smith: Dream of Life
Steven Sebring
Marilyn and Me
Lawrence Schiller
Nine Swimming Pools and a Broken Glass
Edward Ruscha
Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals
Christopher Payne et al.
Bare Witness: Photographs by Gordon Parks
Gordon Parks et al.
Studio and Cube
Brian O’Doherty
Wolfgang Tillmans
Sophie O'Brien et al.
The Human Figure in Motion
Eadweard Muybridge
Speak Italian: The Fine Art of the Gesture
Bruno Munari
Women Then: Photographs 1954–1969
Julia Morton et al.
Mimmo Jodice: Negli Anni Settanta (Mimmo Jodice: In the Seventies)
Filippo Maggia
The Cruel Radiance
Susie Linfield
Annie Leibovitz: Photographs 1970–1990
Annie Leibovitz
Chic Clicks
Ulrich Lehmann et al.
The Originality of the Avant-Garde and Other Modernist Myths
Rosalind Krauss
Fashioning Fiction in Photography since 1990
Susan Kismaric et al.
László Moholy-Nagy
IVAM Centre Julio Gonzalez
Candida Hofer et al.
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