Notable Design Books of 2012

Our designers, commentators, guest bloggers, and specially invited guests have chosen these as the most notable design books of 2012. Also see Notable Design Books of 2011.
81 books
20th-Century World Architecture: The Phaidon Atlas
Editors of Phaidon Press
Porsche: Origin of the Species
Karl Ludvigsen et al.
The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design
Editors of Phaidon Press
The Raw and the Cooked
Peter Bialobrzeski
Luca Barcellona: Take Your Pleasure Seriously
Luca Barcellona
Architecture Concepts: Red is Not a Color
Bernard Tschumi
The Dutch Photobook
Fritz Gierstberg and Rik Suermondt, eds.
Asia-Pacific Design No. 8
Sandu Publishing Co. Limited
Tree Houses
Philip Jodidio; Patrick Hruby (illustrator)
Information Graphics
Sandra Rendgen et al.
The Avant-Garde Applied (1890–1950)
Manuel Fontán del Junco, et al.
Graphic Design: A History, 2nd Edition
Stephen J. Eskilson
Norman Bel Geddes Designs America
Donald Albrecht, ed. et al.
Terunobu Fujimori
Hannes Rössler et al.
The Postcard Age
Lynda Klich and Benjamin Weiss; Preface by Leonard A. Lauder
City: A Guidebook for the Urban Age
P.D. Smith
Photo Gallery of Good Buildings: West
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