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.
36 books
The Red Shoes Andersen, Hans Christian Comments:
Les contes du chat perché Aymé, Marcel
Miss Piggy’s Guide to Life Beard, Henry
Beyond the Pawpaw Trees Brown, Palmer
A Christmas Memory Capote, Truman
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Carle, Eric
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Carroll, Lewis
Alice in Wonderland: Illustrated by Ralph Steadman Carroll, Lewis
The Little Golden Book of Words Chambers, Selma Lola
Schellen-Ursli: A Bell for Ursli Chönz, Selina et al.
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More Dahl, Roald
The Missing Boy Dell, Joan
Harriet the Spy Fitzhugh, Louise
Dot for Short Friedman, Frieda
A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Tanglewood Tales Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Tintin in Tibet Hergé,
Harold and the Purple Crayon Johnson, Crockett
What Pete Ate Kalman, Maira
Max in Hollywood, Baby Kalman, Maira
Henri’s Walk to Paris Klein, Leonore et al.
The Story of Ferdinand Leaf, Munro
Winnie the Pooh Milne, A. A.
Nella Notte Buia (In the Darkness of the Night) Munari, Bruno
Nella Nebbia di Milano (In the Fog of Milan) Munari, Bruno
It’s Like This, Cat Neville, Emily Cheney
Sparkle and Spin: A Book About Words Rand, Ann et al.
Curious George Rey, H. A.
Curious George Rides a Bike Rey, H. A.
The Black Corsair (Il corsaro nero) Salgari, Emilio
Horton Hears a Who! Seuss, Dr.
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? Seuss, Dr.
Green Eggs and Ham Seuss, Dr.
The Velvet Room Snyder, Zilpha Keatley
A Child’s Christmas in Wales Thomas, Dylan
Charlotte’s Web White, E. B. et al.
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