Designers

Invited designers (including architects, fashion designers, graphic designers, interior designers, landscape architects, product designers, urban designers, and other design professionals) have chosen books that inspire them and that have shaped their worldview or their ideas about design.
131 designers
Adler, Jonathan Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 16
Ambasz, Emilio Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 7
Anderson, Gail Graphic Design United States 26
Baird, Penny Drue Interior Design France, United States 15
Balmori, Diana Landscape Design, Urban Design United States 26
Barry, Barbara Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 1
Beers, Jeffrey Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 8
Berke, Deborah Architecture United States 19
Bernett, Jeffrey Product/Industrial Design United States 8
Biber, James Architecture United States 19
Bierut, Michael Graphic Design United States 21
Bilhuber, Jeffrey Interior Design United States 14
Bohlin, Peter Architecture United States 16
Bridges, Sheila Interior Design United States 10
Brown, Tim Product/Industrial Design United States 15
Burrows, Stephen Fashion Design United States 9
Caan, Shashi Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom, United States 11
Carbone, Ken Graphic Design United States 19
Castle, Wendell Product/Industrial Design United States 12
Chermayeff, Ivan Graphic Design United States 22
Chwast, Seymour Graphic Design United States 15
Cooper, Alexander Architecture United States 21
de Bretteville, Sheila Levrant Graphic Design United States 7
de la Torre, Ernest Interior Design United States 6
Denari, Neil Architecture United States 22
Diffrient, Niels Product/Industrial Design United States 20
Diller, Elizabeth Architecture, Urban Design United States 14
Duany, Andrés Architecture, Urban Design United States 11
Dubbeldam, Winka Architecture United States 11
Dykers, Craig Architecture Norway, United States 26
Easton, David Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 21
Eisenman, Peter Architecture United States 25
Esslinger, Hartmut Product/Industrial Design United States 12
Fili, Louise Graphic Design United States 36
Fisher, Jules Lighting Design United States 5
Formosa, Dan Product/Industrial Design United States 15
Fox, Mark Graphic Design United States 10
Frattini Magnusson, Emanuela Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 11
Freelon, Philip Architecture United States 11
Gang, Jeanne Architecture United States 19
Geismar, Tom Graphic Design United States 17
Georgis, William Architecture, Interior Design United States 6
Gill, Bob Graphic Design United States 26
Glaser, Milton Graphic Design United States 18
Goldberg, Carin Graphic Design United States 37
Graves, Michael Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 16
Green, Nancye Graphic Design United States 33
Hampton, Alexa Interior Design United States 72
Hannah, Bruce Product/Industrial Design United States 16
Hardy, Hugh Architecture United States 11
Haviv, Sagi Graphic Design United States 9
Helfand, Jessica Graphic Design United States 14
Heller, Steven Graphic Design United States 54
Hinrichs, Kit Graphic Design United States 55
Hodgetts, Craig Architecture, Graphic Design United States 17
Holl, Steven Architecture United States 27
Holm, Jens Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design, Urban Design Denmark, United States 13
Idenburg, Florian Architecture United States 14
Jacobsen, Hugh Newell Architecture United States 11
Jenks, Lisa Fashion Design, Jewelry Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 26
Kalman, Maira Graphic Design United States 29
Kidd, Chip Graphic Design United States 17
Koeth, Alice Calligraphy United States 6
Krakoff, Reed Fashion Design United States 12
Krishnamurthy, Prem Graphic Design United States 8
Kundig, Tom Architecture United States 7
Lehrer, Warren Graphic Design United States 32
Libeskind, Daniel Architecture United States 35
Licko, Zuzana Graphic Design United States 10
Lignano, Giuseppe Architecture Italy, United States 13
Lin, Maya Architecture United States 5
Lois, George Graphic Design United States 24
Lynn, Greg Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 32
Maeda, John Graphic Design United States 11
Magnusson, Carl Product/Industrial Design United States 12
Manfredi, Michael Architecture United States 14
Marantz, Paul Lighting Design United States 9
McCurry, Margaret Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 28
McKown, Zack Architecture United States 6
Meier, Richard Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 40
Mendelsund, Peter Graphic Design United States 17
Meyers, Victoria Architecture United States 17
Miller, Abbott Graphic Design United States 23
Mizrahi, Isaac Fashion Design United States 13
Morla, Jennifer Graphic Design United States 9
Moss, Eric Owen Architecture United States 51
Norten, Enrique Architecture, Urban Design Mexico, United States 13
Oldham, Todd Architecture, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 37
Olivares, Jonathan Product/Industrial Design United States 6
Pelli, Cesar Architecture United States 6
Pennoyer, Peter Architecture United States 16
Piscuskas, David Architecture United States 17
Predock, Antoine Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 18
Pushelberg, Glenn Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design Canada, United States 5
Rashid, Karim Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 17
Ratti, Carlo Architecture Italy, United States 14
Riehm, Juergen Architecture United States 18
Riley, Terence Architecture United States 24
Robertson, Jaquelin Architecture United States 31
Rock, Michael Graphic Design United States 13
Rockwell, David Architecture, Interior Design, Scenic Design United States 15
Rowley, Cynthia Fashion Design United States 14
Rucci, Ralph Fashion Design United States 16
Ruddick, Margie Landscape Design United States 10
Sachs, Richard Bicycle Building United States 26
Sagmeister, Stefan Graphic Design United States 11
Scher, Paula Graphic Design United States 23
Scofidio, Ricardo Architecture, Urban Design United States 14
Scott Brown, Denise Architecture, Product/Industrial Design, Urban Design United States 49
Silvetti, Jorge Architecture, Urban Design United States 18
Solomonoff, Galia Architecture United States 17
Sorkin, Michael Architecture United States 38
St. Clair, Temple Jewelry Design United States 17
Sui, Anna Fashion Design United States 13
Sussman, Deborah Graphic Design, Interior Design United States 14
Tigerman, Stanley Architecture United States 17
Tihany, Adam Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 9
Tolla, Ada Architecture Italy, United States 13
Tsao, Calvin Architecture United States 6
Tscherny, George Graphic Design United States 11
Tsien, Billie Architecture United States 10
VanderLans, Rudy Graphic Design United States 22
Venturi, Robert Architecture, Product/Industrial Design, Urban Design United States 49
Viemeister, Tucker Product/Industrial Design United States 4
Vignelli, Massimo Graphic Design United States 36
Wassmann, Christian Architecture United States 13
Weeks, David Product/Industrial Design United States 5
Williams, Tod Architecture United States 9
Wurman, Richard Saul Architecture, Graphic Design United States 17
Yabu, George Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design Canada, United States 6
Zeisel, Eva Product/Industrial Design United States 2