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
Typographic Variations (Typographische Variationen)
Hermann Zapf
The Typographic Desk Reference
Theodore Rosendorf
Typographers on Type
Ruari McLean, ed.
Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles 1628-1900
Cees De Jong et al.
Two Under the Indian Sun
Jon and Rumer Godden
Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice
Janet Malcolm
Two Lines Align
Michael Worthington
Twenty Years at Hull-House
Jane Addams
Twelfth Night
William Shakespeare
The Turning Point of Building
Konrad Wachsmann
The Turkish Embassy Letters
Mary Wortley Montagu
Tuesdays with Morrie
Mitch Albom
Trutg dil Flem: Seven Bridges by Jürg Conzett
Wilfried Dechau et al.
The Troubled Man
Henning Mankell
Trotzdem, 1900–1930
Adolf Loos
Tropical Modernism
James Grayson Trulove
Tristes Tropiques
Claude Lévi-Strauss
A Treasury of Scandinavian Design
Erik Zahle, ed.
The Travels of Marco Polo
Rustichello da Pisa
Travels in Hyperreality
Umberto Eco
The Transparency of Evil
Jean Baudrillard
Translations from Drawing to Building and Other Essays
Robin Evans
Traditional Jewelry of India
Oppi Untracht
Traditional Islamic Craft in Moroccan Architecture
André Paccard
Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
Ludwig Wittgenstein
The Town That Food Saved
Ben Hewitt
Town and Revolution
Anatole Kopp
Toward a Society of Leisure
Joffre Dumazedier
Toothpicks and Logos
John Heskett
Tools of the Imagination
Susan C. Piedmont-Palladino, ed.
Too Much Is Never Enough
Morris Lapidus
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