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.
36 books
Alice in Wonderland: Illustrated by Ralph Steadman Carroll, Lewis Comments:
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Carroll, Lewis
Beyond the Pawpaw Trees Brown, Palmer
The Black Corsair (Il corsaro nero) Salgari, Emilio
Charlotte’s Web White, E. B. et al.
A Child’s Christmas in Wales Thomas, Dylan
A Christmas Memory Capote, Truman
Curious George Rey, H. A.
Curious George Rides a Bike Rey, H. A.
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? Seuss, Dr.
Dot for Short Friedman, Frieda
Green Eggs and Ham Seuss, Dr.
Harold and the Purple Crayon Johnson, Crockett
Harriet the Spy Fitzhugh, Louise
Henri’s Walk to Paris Klein, Leonore et al.
Horton Hears a Who! Seuss, Dr.
It’s Like This, Cat Neville, Emily Cheney
Les contes du chat perché Aymé, Marcel
The Little Golden Book of Words Chambers, Selma Lola
Max in Hollywood, Baby Kalman, Maira
Miss Piggy’s Guide to Life Beard, Henry
The Missing Boy Dell, Joan
Nella Nebbia di Milano (In the Fog of Milan) Munari, Bruno
Nella Notte Buia (In the Darkness of the Night) Munari, Bruno
The Red Shoes Andersen, Hans Christian
Schellen-Ursli: A Bell for Ursli Chönz, Selina et al.
Sparkle and Spin: A Book About Words Rand, Ann et al.
The Story of Ferdinand Leaf, Munro
Tanglewood Tales Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Tintin in Tibet Hergé,
The Velvet Room Snyder, Zilpha Keatley
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Carle, Eric
What Pete Ate Kalman, Maira
Winnie the Pooh Milne, A. A.
A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys Hawthorne, Nathaniel
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More Dahl, Roald