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.
103 books
Antonio de Torres: Guitar Maker—His Life & Work
Jose L. Romanillos
Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi: Best of Friends
Shoji Sadao
The Roots of Modern Design
Herwin Schaefer
Acquired of the Angels
Paul William Schmidt Schmidt
The Furniture of Poul Kjaerholm
Michael Sheridan et al.
An Introduction to Design and Culture in the Twentieth Century
Penny Sparke
As Long as It’s Pink
Penny Sparke
Clapton’s Guitar
Allen St. John
Less and More: The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams
Suntory Museum, ed.
Les Créateurs du temps
Kazuyuki Takahashi
Design After Modernism: Beyond the Object
John Thackara
Russian Decorative Arts 1917-1937
Vladimir Tolstoy
Bart van der Leck
Toos van Kooten
Industrial Design, Unikate, Serienerzeugnisse
Hans Wichmann
Modernism: Designing a New World, 1914–1939
Christopher Wilk, ed.
A Treasury of Scandinavian Design
Erik Zahle, ed.
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