Angus Hyland

Graphic Designer / United Kingdom / Pentagram

Angus Hyland’s Book List

Books, books. I seem to spend my life in books, either in their creation or distribution (usually to my local charity shop as I struggle to fit any more into my small house). My policy is to keep only what I actually need or think I might, optimistically, read at some mythical point in the future. . . . View the complete text
20 books
Hermann Hesse

The dichotomy between heart and head.

Philip Thompson
Peter Davenport

The ultimate sourcebook.

Jane Austen

My favorite character.

Richard Hollis

The ultimate history.

Edward de Bono

Does what it says on the cover.

Pauline Réage

The filthiest book on typography.

Italo Calvino

My favorite labyrinth.

Derek Jarman

A different kind of book on color.

J. G. Ballard
Martin Amis Foreword by

My favorite Surrealist.


The book that changed my life.

Armin Hofmann

The perfect introduction to the application.

John Berger

Provides what its cover says.

Bruno Munari

and so it should be . . .

Ruari McLean

The ultimate designer.

Bruno Monguzzi

The ultimate agency.

William Shakespeare

The book I’ve never finished but intend to. 

F. (Francis) Scott Fitzgerald

My favorite title.

Edgar Allan Poe

My favorite Goth.

Herbert Spencer

The perfect introduction to the subject.

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