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