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

The book that changed my life.

Philip Thompson
Peter Davenport

The ultimate sourcebook.

Bruno Munari

and so it should be . . .

Ruari McLean

The ultimate designer.

William Shakespeare

The book I’ve never finished but intend to. 

Jane Austen

My favorite character.

Hermann Hesse

The dichotomy between heart and head.

John Berger

Provides what its cover says.

Richard Hollis

The ultimate history.

Italo Calvino

My favorite labyrinth.

Derek Jarman

A different kind of book on color.

Pauline Réage

The filthiest book on typography.

Edgar Allan Poe

My favorite Goth.

Bruno Monguzzi

The ultimate agency.

F. (Francis) Scott Fitzgerald

My favorite title.

Herbert Spencer

The perfect introduction to the subject.

Edward de Bono

Does what it says on the cover.

Armin Hofmann

The perfect introduction to the application.

J. G. Ballard
Martin Amis Foreword by

My favorite Surrealist.

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