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