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