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