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.
202 books
The Uncommon Numbers Trilogy
Brenda Casey Zoby
Typographic Variations (Typographische Variationen)
Hermann Zapf
The Beauty of Chinese Calligraphy: Dancing Cursive (漢字書法之美—舞動行草)
Jiang Xun (蔣勳)
The Graphic Language of Neville Brody
Jon Wozencroft et al.
Two Lines Align
Michael Worthington
Rolling Stone: The Illustrated Portraits
Fred Woodward
Everything Sings: Maps for a Narrative Atlas
Denis Wood
The Map that Changed the World
Simon Winchester
Introduction to the Method of Leonardo da Vinci
Paul Valéry
The Form of the Book
Jan Tschichold
Ausgewählte Aufsätze über Fragen der Gestalt des Buches und der Typographie (The Form of the Book: Essays on the Morality of Good Design)
Jan Tschichold
Russian Decorative Arts 1917-1937
Vladimir Tolstoy
The Work of Hipgnosis
Storm Thorgerson
The Dictionary of Visual Language
Philip Thompson et al.
The World Must Change: Graphic Design and Idealism
Leonie Ten Duis et al.
Design Going Forward (與設計向前行)
Ikko Tanaka
Japan Design
Ikko Tanaka et al.
Prague–New York
Ladislav Sutnar
Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works
Erik Spiekermann
The Visible Word
Herbert Spencer
The Styles of Ornament
Alexander Speltz
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