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
Derek Jarman

A different kind of book on color.

Bruno Monguzzi

The ultimate agency.

Edward de Bono

Does what it says on the cover.

Herbert Spencer

The perfect introduction to the subject.

William Shakespeare

The book I’ve never finished but intend to. 

Philip Thompson
Peter Davenport

The ultimate sourcebook.

Edgar Allan Poe

My favorite Goth.

Pauline Réage

The filthiest book on typography.


The book that changed my life.

Italo Calvino

My favorite labyrinth.

Ruari McLean

The ultimate designer.

F. (Francis) Scott Fitzgerald

My favorite title.

Bruno Munari

and so it should be . . .

Richard Hollis

The ultimate history.

J. G. Ballard
Martin Amis Foreword by

My favorite Surrealist.

John Berger

Provides what its cover says.

Hermann Hesse

The dichotomy between heart and head.

Armin Hofmann

The perfect introduction to the application.

Jane Austen

My favorite character.

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