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
The Blue Sweater
Jacqueline Novogratz
Blueprint for a Green Planet
John Seymour et al.
Book of Common Prayer
Church of England
The Book of Daniel
E. L. Doctorow
The Book of Five Rings
Miyamoto Musashi
The Book of Games
Peter Arnold
The Book of Laughter and Forgetting
Milan Kundera
The Book on the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are
Alan Watts
The Book of Signs
Rudolf Koch et al.
Bookmarks (Georgetti, Le Mostre)
Marco Ferreri, ed.
Books for Our Time
Marshall Lee et al.
The Bottom Billion
Paul Collier
The Bottom of the Harbor
Joseph Mitchell
The Brain That Changes Itself
Norman Doidge
Branding the Nation
Melissa Aronczyk
Brave New World Revisited
Aldous Huxley
Breathing on Your Own
Richard Kehl
Brice Marden: A Retrospective of Paintings and Drawings
Gary Garrels, et al.
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Thornton Wilder
The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Junot Díaz
Brilliant: The Evolution of Artificial Light
Jane Brox
British Textiles: 1700 to the Present
Linda Parry
Brother Blue: A Narrative Portrait of Dr. Hugh Morgan Hill aka Brother Blue
Warren Lehrer
Brunelleschi (Masters of Italian Art)
Peter Gartner
Brunelleschi’s Dome
Ross King
Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi: Best of Friends
Shoji Sadao
The Building Erected in Hyde Park for the Great Exhibition 1851
Charles H. Gibbs-Smith