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