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
A Beggar in Jerusalem
Elie Wiesel
Behind the Picture Window
Bernard Rudofsky
Berlin Alexanderplatz
Alfred Döblin
The Best of Beaton
Cecil Beaton et al.
Beware Wet Paint
Alan Fletcher
Beyond Geography
Frederick Turner
Beyond Good and Evil
Friedrich Nietzsche
Beyond the Pawpaw Trees
Palmer Brown
The Big Book of Chic
Miles Redd
The Black Corsair (Il corsaro nero)
Emilio Salgari
Black Elk Speaks
John Neihardt
Blinds & Shutters
Michael Cooper
Blood and Oil in the Orient
Essad Bey
Blood, Bones, & Butter
Gabrielle Hamilton
Bloomingdale’s Book of Home Decorating
Barbara D’Arcy