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.
2000 books
The Essential Frank Lloyd Wright: Critical Writings on Architecture
Frank Lloyd Wright et al.
The Graphic Language of Neville Brody
Jon Wozencroft et al.
Two Lines Align
Michael Worthington
A Room of One’s Own
Virginia Woolf
Rolling Stone: The Illustrated Portraits
Fred Woodward
John Fowler: Prince of Decorators
Martin Wood
The Surreal Body
Ghislaine Wood
Everything Sings: Maps for a Narrative Atlas
Denis Wood
From Bauhaus to Our House
Tom Wolfe
Look Homeward, Angel
Thomas Wolfe
The Fabulous Life of Diego Rivera
Bertram Wolfe
Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Playing and Reality
D. W. Winnicott
The Historian as Detective
Robert W. Winks, ed.
The Professor and the Madman
Simon Winchester
The Map that Changed the World
Simon Winchester
Adorned in Dreams: Fashion and Modernity
Elizabeth Wilson
The Future of Life
Edward O. Wilson
Greek Gold
Dyfri Williams et al.
The Nashville Number System
Chas Williams
Art and Politics in the Weimar Period
John Willett
Modernism: Designing a New World, 1914–1939
Christopher Wilk, ed.
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Thornton Wilder
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Oscar Wilde
The Importance of Being Ernest
Oscar Wilde
White Walls, Designer Dresses
Mark Wigley
Constant’s New Babylon
Mark Wigley
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