Notable Books of 2011

Our designers, commentators, guest bloggers, and specially invited guests have chosen these as the most notable design books of 2011
Less and More Ueki-Polet, Keiko et al. Gestalten
The Toaster Project: Or a Heroic Attempt to Build a Simple Electric Appliance from Scratch Thwaites, Thomas Princeton Architectural Press $19.95
A Taxonomy of Office Chairs Olivares, Jonathan Phaidon Press $39.95
Alexander Girard Oldham, Todd et al. AMMO Books $200
Maharam Agenda Maharam, Michael Lars Müller Publishers $65.00
Dieter Rams: As Little Design as Possible Lovell, Sophie Phaidon Press $95.00
California Design 1930–1965 Kaplan, Wendy The MIT Press $60.00
Steve Jobs Isaacson, Walter Simon & Schuster $35.00
Spacesuit de Monchaux, Nicholas The MIT Press $34.95
Usefulness in Small Things Colin, Kim et al. Rizzoli International Publications $29.95
Chi ha paura...?-Who’s afraid...? Cappellieri, Alba Electa
Voiture Minimum Amado Lorenzo, Antonio The MIT Press $49.95