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.
179 designers
Koeth, Alice Calligraphy United States 6
Rockwell, David Architecture, Interior Design, Scenic Design United States 15
Lacroix, Christian Fashion Design France 27
Hampton, Alexa Interior Design United States 72
McKown, Zack Architecture United States 6
Tihany, Adam Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 9
Massaud, Jean-Marie Architecture, Product/Industrial Design France 6
Tolla, Ada Architecture Italy, United States 13
Olivares, Jonathan Product/Industrial Design United States 6
Dykers, Craig Architecture Norway, United States 26
Duany, Andrés Architecture, Urban Design United States 11
de Vries, Nathalie Architecture, Urban Design The Netherlands 18
Gill, Bob Graphic Design United States 26
Bakker, Gijs Jewelry Design, Product/Industrial Design The Netherlands 13
Balmori, Diana Landscape Design, Urban Design United States 26
Lau, Freeman Graphic Design, Product/Industrial Design China 16
Sempé, Inga Lighting Design, Product/Industrial Design France 11
Lois, George Graphic Design United States 24
Froud, Daisy Cultural Interpretation United Kingdom 16
Crouwel, Mels Architecture The Netherlands 16
Dubbeldam, Winka Architecture United States 11
Formosa, Dan Product/Industrial Design United States 15
VanderLans, Rudy Graphic Design United States 22
Weeks, David Product/Industrial Design United States 5
Zucchi, Cino Architecture, Landscape Design, Urban Design Italy 15
Ban, Shigeru Architecture Japan 2
Rowley, Cynthia Fashion Design United States 14
Moussavi, Farshid Architecture United Kingdom 9
Lynn, Greg Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 32
Bangle, Chris Car Design Italy 11
Yabu, George Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design Canada, United States 6
Hardy, Hugh Architecture United States 11
Pallasmaa, Juhani Architecture Finland 18
Idenburg, Florian Architecture United States 14
Castle, Wendell Product/Industrial Design United States 12
Goldberg, Carin Graphic Design United States 37
Fox, Mark Graphic Design United States 10
Silvetti, Jorge Architecture, Urban Design United States 18
Burrows, Stephen Fashion Design United States 9
Adjaye, David Architecture United Kingdom 18
Jacobsen, Hugh Newell Architecture United States 11
Williams, Tod Architecture United States 9
Anderson, Gail Graphic Design United States 26
Hinrichs, Kit Graphic Design United States 55
Jenks, Lisa Fashion Design, Jewelry Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 26
St. Clair, Temple Jewelry Design United States 17
Graves, Michael Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 16
Kidd, Chip Graphic Design United States 17
McCurry, Margaret Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 28
Oldham, Todd Architecture, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 37
Gang, Jeanne Architecture United States 19
Helfand, Jessica Graphic Design United States 14
Giovannoni, Stefano Product/Industrial Design Italy 12
Bernard, Pierre Graphic Design France 6
Fisher, Jules Lighting Design United States 5
Fujimoto, Sou Architecture Japan 7
Bernett, Jeffrey Product/Industrial Design United States 8
Manfredi, Michael Architecture United States 14
Rock, Michael Graphic Design United States 13
Sagmeister, Stefan Graphic Design United States 11
Mayer H., Jürgen Architecture, Cultural Interpretation, Urban Design Germany 21
Diffrient, Niels Product/Industrial Design United States 20
Kundig, Tom Architecture United States 7
Pushelberg, Glenn Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design Canada, United States 5
Meier, Richard Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 40
Mendelsund, Peter Graphic Design United States 17
de Bretteville, Sheila Levrant Graphic Design United States 7
Geismar, Tom Graphic Design United States 17
Munari, Cleto Product/Industrial Design Italy 14
Sorkin, Michael Architecture United States 38
Piscuskas, David Architecture United States 17
Holl, Steven Architecture United States 27
Krishnamurthy, Prem Graphic Design United States 8
Pearce, Harry Graphic Design United Kingdom 11
Zeisel, Eva Product/Industrial Design United States 2
Bierut, Michael Graphic Design United States 21
Baird, Penny Drue Interior Design France, United States 15
Freelon, Philip Architecture United States 11
Crasset, Matali Product/Industrial Design France 6
Holm, Jens Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design, Urban Design Denmark, United States 13
Mizrahi, Isaac Fashion Design United States 13
Hannah, Bruce Product/Industrial Design United States 16
Coward, Tom Architecture United Kingdom 16
Dunne, Anthony Interaction Design, Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 10
Green, Nancye Graphic Design United States 33
Tsien, Billie Architecture United States 10
Esslinger, Hartmut Product/Industrial Design United States 12
Libeskind, Daniel Architecture United States 35
Hecht, Sam Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 6
Pelli, Cesar Architecture United States 6
Tigerman, Stanley Architecture United States 17
Van Duysen, Vincent Architecture, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Product/Industrial Design Belgium 7
Viemeister, Tucker Product/Industrial Design United States 4
Heikkinen, Mikko Architecture Finland 6
Thun, Matteo Architecture, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Product/Industrial Design Italy 7
Ng, Ed Interior Design Hong Kong 6
Caan, Shashi Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom, United States 11
Bridges, Sheila Interior Design United States 10
Lignano, Giuseppe Architecture Italy, United States 13
Chermayeff, Ivan Graphic Design United States 22
Chwast, Seymour Graphic Design United States 15
Rashid, Karim Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 17
Pei, Guo Fashion Design China 5
Bakker, Aldo Product/Industrial Design The Netherlands 11
Miller, Abbott Graphic Design United States 23
Diller, Elizabeth Architecture, Urban Design United States 14
Brown, Tim Product/Industrial Design United States 15
Meyers, Victoria Architecture United States 17
Scott Brown, Denise Architecture, Product/Industrial Design, Urban Design United States 49
Solomonoff, Galia Architecture United States 17
Crouwel, Wim Graphic Design The Netherlands 4
Deganello, Paolo Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design Italy 17
Bouroullec, Ronan Product/Industrial Design France 11
Frenkler, Fritz Product/Industrial Design Germany 5
Beers, Jeffrey Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 8
Rucci, Ralph Fashion Design United States 16
Riley, Terence Architecture United States 24
Wassmann, Christian Architecture United States 13
Fili, Louise Graphic Design United States 36
Barnbrook, Jonathan Graphic Design United Kingdom 11
Sussman, Deborah Graphic Design, Interior Design United States 14
Biber, James Architecture United States 19
Easton, David Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 21
Krakoff, Reed Fashion Design United States 12
Shearcroft, Geoff Architecture United Kingdom 16
Spiekermann, Erik Graphic Design Germany 21
Norten, Enrique Architecture, Urban Design Mexico, United States 13
Cooper, Alexander Architecture United States 21
Frattini Magnusson, Emanuela Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 11
Yim, Rocco Architecture Hong Kong 9
Haviv, Sagi Graphic Design United States 9
Ratti, Carlo Architecture Italy, United States 14
Ruddick, Margie Landscape Design United States 10
Scher, Paula Graphic Design United States 23
Licko, Zuzana Graphic Design United States 10
Eisenman, Peter Architecture United States 25
Skibsted, Jens Martin Product/Industrial Design Denmark 9
Lacovara, Vincent Architecture, Urban Design United Kingdom 16
Ambasz, Emilio Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 7
Glaser, Milton Graphic Design United States 18
Scofidio, Ricardo Architecture, Urban Design United States 14
Moss, Eric Owen Architecture United States 51
Robertson, Jaquelin Architecture United States 31
Morla, Jennifer Graphic Design United States 10
Maeda, John Graphic Design United States 11
Wurman, Richard Saul Architecture, Graphic Design United States 17
de la Torre, Ernest Interior Design United States 6
Lehrer, Warren Graphic Design United States 33
Kalman, Maira Graphic Design United States 29
Bickford-Smith, Coralie Graphic Design United Kingdom 10
Ritchie, Ian Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design, Urban Design United Kingdom 48
Adler, Jonathan Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 16
Zwick, Carola Interaction Design, Product/Industrial Design Germany 16
Marantz, Paul Lighting Design United States 9
Denari, Neil Architecture United States 22
Foster, Norman Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 52
Hyland, Angus Graphic Design United Kingdom 26
Predock, Antoine Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 18
Bohlin, Peter Architecture United States 16
Morrison, Jasper Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 18
Hodgetts, Craig Architecture, Graphic Design United States 17
Pitis, Massimo Graphic Design Italy 17
Heller, Steven Graphic Design United States 55
Tscherny, George Graphic Design United States 11
Georgis, William Architecture, Interior Design United States 6
Venturi, Robert Architecture, Product/Industrial Design, Urban Design United States 49
Raby, Fiona Architecture, Interaction Design, Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 10
Magnusson, Carl Product/Industrial Design United States 12
Sui, Anna Fashion Design United States 13
Vignelli, Massimo Graphic Design United States 36
Sachs, Richard Bicycle Building United States 26
Bilhuber, Jeffrey Interior Design United States 14
Lin, Maya Architecture United States 5
Berke, Deborah Architecture United States 19
Pennoyer, Peter Architecture United States 16
Carbone, Ken Graphic Design United States 19
Riehm, Juergen Architecture United States 18
Barry, Barbara Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 1
Tsao, Calvin Architecture United States 6