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.
174 designers
Adjaye, David Architecture United Kingdom 18
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 25
Baird, Penny Drue Interior Design France, United States 15
Bakker, Aldo Product/Industrial Design The Netherlands 11
Bakker, Gijs Jewelry Design, Product/Industrial Design The Netherlands 13
Balmori, Diana Landscape Design, Urban Design United States 26
Ban, Shigeru Architecture Japan 2
Bangle, Chris Car Design Italy 11
Barnbrook, Jonathan Graphic Design United Kingdom 11
Beers, Jeffrey Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 8
Berke, Deborah Architecture United States 19
Bernard, Pierre Graphic Design France 6
Bernett, Jeffrey Product/Industrial Design United States 8
Biber, James Architecture United States 19
Bickford-Smith, Coralie Graphic Design United Kingdom 10
Bierut, Michael Graphic Design United States 21
Bilhuber, Jeffrey Interior Design United States 14
Bohlin, Peter Architecture United States 16
Bouroullec, Ronan Product/Industrial Design France 11
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 14
Cooper, Alexander Architecture United States 21
Coward, Tom Architecture United Kingdom 16
Crasset, Matali Product/Industrial Design France 6
Crouwel, Mels Architecture The Netherlands 16
Crouwel, Wim Graphic Design The Netherlands 4
de Bretteville, Sheila Levrant Graphic Design United States 7
de la Torre, Ernest Interior Design United States 6
de Vries, Nathalie Architecture, Urban Design The Netherlands 18
Deganello, Paolo Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design Italy 17
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
Dunne, Anthony Interaction Design, Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 10
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 4
Formosa, Dan Product/Industrial Design United States 15
Foster, Norman Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 52
Fox, Mark Graphic Design United States 9
Frattini Magnusson, Emanuela Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 11
Freelon, Philip Architecture United States 11
Frenkler, Fritz Product/Industrial Design Germany 5
Froud, Daisy Cultural Interpretation United Kingdom 16
Fujimoto, Sou Architecture Japan 7
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
Giovannoni, Stefano Product/Industrial Design Italy 12
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 71
Hannah, Bruce Product/Industrial Design United States 16
Hardy, Hugh Architecture United States 11
Haviv, Sagi Graphic Design United States 9
Hecht, Sam Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 6
Heikkinen, Mikko Architecture Finland 6
Helfand, Jessica Graphic Design United States 14
Heller, Steven Graphic Design United States 52
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
Hyland, Angus Graphic Design United Kingdom 25
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 28
Kidd, Chip Graphic Design United States 17
Krakoff, Reed Fashion Design United States 12
Krishnamurthy, Prem Graphic Design United States 8
Kundig, Tom Architecture United States 7
Lacovara, Vincent Architecture, Urban Design United Kingdom 16
Lacroix, Christian Fashion Design France 27
Lau, Freeman Graphic Design, Product/Industrial Design China 16
Lehrer, Warren Graphic Design United States 32
Libeskind, Daniel Architecture United States 13
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
Massaud, Jean-Marie Architecture, Product/Industrial Design France 6
Mayer H., Jürgen Architecture, Cultural Interpretation, Urban Design Germany 21
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
Morrison, Jasper Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 17
Moss, Eric Owen Architecture United States 51
Moussavi, Farshid Architecture United Kingdom 9
Munari, Cleto Product/Industrial Design Italy 14
Ng, Ed Interior Design Hong Kong 6
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
Pallasmaa, Juhani Architecture Finland 18
Pearce, Harry Graphic Design United Kingdom 11
Pei, Guo Fashion Design China 5
Pelli, Cesar Architecture United States 6
Pennoyer, Peter Architecture United States 16
Piscuskas, David Architecture United States 17
Pitis, Massimo Graphic Design Italy 17
Predock, Antoine Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 18
Pushelberg, Glenn Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design Canada, United States 5
Raby, Fiona Architecture, Interaction Design, Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 10
Rashid, Karim Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 17
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
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
Sempé, Inga Lighting Design, Product/Industrial Design France 11
Shearcroft, Geoff Architecture United Kingdom 16
Silvetti, Jorge Architecture, Urban Design United States 18
Skibsted, Jens Martin Product/Industrial Design Denmark 9
Solomonoff, Galia Architecture United States 17
Sorkin, Michael Architecture United States 38
Spiekermann, Erik Graphic Design Germany 20
St. Clair, Temple Jewelry Design United States 17
Sui, Anna Fashion Design United States 13
Sussman, Deborah Graphic Design, Interior Design United States 14
Thun, Matteo Architecture, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Product/Industrial Design Italy 7
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
Van Duysen, Vincent Architecture, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Product/Industrial Design Belgium 7
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 16
Yabu, George Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design Canada, United States 6
Yim, Rocco Architecture Hong Kong 9
Zeisel, Eva Product/Industrial Design United States 2
Zucchi, Cino Architecture, Landscape Design, Urban Design Italy 15
Zwick, Carola Interaction Design, Product/Industrial Design Germany 16