Notable Design Books of 2013

Our Book Board members–including designers, commentators, and specially invited guest contributors–have chosen these as the most notable design books of 2013. The recommendations are submitted throughout the calendar year.

Also see Notable Books: Reviews, Notable Design Books of 2012 and Notable Design Books of 2011.
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The Afterlife of Emerson Tang
Paula Champa
All the Buildings in New York *That I’ve Drawn So Far
James Gulliver Hancock
Álvaro Siza: Complete Works 1952–2013
Philip Jodidio
Architecture on the Carpet
Brenda Vale et al.
Architecture Words 12: Stones Against Diamonds
Lina Bo Bardi
Atelier Bow Wow: A Primer
Laurent Stander et al.
Can Jokes Bring Down Governments?
Metahaven
Carlo Scarpa: Venini, 1932–1947
Marino Barovier
Cidade de Deus! City of God!
Marc Angélil et al.
Common Pavilions
Diener & Diener Architects, eds. et al.
Creative Engineering, Architecture, and Technology
Ralph Hammann
The Design Book: 1000 New Designs for the Home and Where to Find Them
Jennifer Hudson
Diller Scofidio + Renfro: Architecture after Images
Edward Dimendberg
Discovering Architecture
Philip Jodidio et al.
Eileen Gray: Objects and Furniture Design
Carmen Espegel, introduction; et al.
Eva Zeisel: Life, Design, and Beauty
Pat Kirkham
Everything Loose Will Land
Sylvia Lavin et al.
Everything Sings: Maps for a Narrative Atlas
Denis Wood
Experiments with Life Itself
Francisco González de Canales
Fashion Design, Referenced
Alicia Kennedy et al.