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
Songs of Innocence and of Experience
William Blake
The Complete Illuminated Books
William Blake
The Wilder Shores of Love
Lesley Blanch
The Juggler of Our Lady
R. (Robert) O. Blechman
The Closing of the American Mind
Allan Bloom
Kinshasa: Tales of the Invisible City
Filip de Boeck et al.
My Work Is Not My Work: Pierre Bernard, Design for the Public Domain
Hugues Boekraad
Friedrich Kiesler: Architekt, Maler, Bildhauer, 1890–1965
Dieter Bogner, ed.
L’Ideologia del Traditore (The Ideology of the Traitor: Art, Manner and Mannerism)
Achille Bonito Oliva
Jean Puiforcat
Françoise de Bonneville
Irma Boom: Biography in Books
Irma Boom
The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America
Daniel J. Boorstin
Cleopatra’s Nose
Daniel J. Boorstin
Journeys: How Travelling Fruit, Ideas and Buildings Rearrange our Environment
Giovanna Borasi, ed.
Obras Completas (Complete Works)
Jorges Luis Borges
Opus Architecturum
Francesco Borromini
Mathematische Grundlagen zur Satzherstellung
Hans Rudolf Bosshard
Technische Grundlagen zur Satzherstellung
Hans Rudolf Bosshard
The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death
Corinne May Botz
Histoire du costume en occident
François Boucher
Kitchen Confidential
Anthony Bourdain
Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec
Ronan Bouroullec
One Special Summer
Jacqueline Bouvier et al.
Moonage Daydream: The Life and Times of Ziggy Stardust
David Bowie et al.
The Encyclopedia of Stupidity
Matthijs van Boxsel
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