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
Glaser, Milton Graphic Design United States 18
Magnusson, Carl Product/Industrial Design United States 12
Raby, Fiona Architecture, Interaction Design, Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 10
Hardy, Hugh Architecture United States 11
Spiekermann, Erik Graphic Design Germany 21
Krakoff, Reed Fashion Design United States 12
Biber, James Architecture United States 19
Denari, Neil Architecture United States 22
Crouwel, Wim Graphic Design The Netherlands 4
Mendelsund, Peter Graphic Design United States 17
Haviv, Sagi Graphic Design United States 9
de Bretteville, Sheila Levrant Graphic Design United States 7
Hyland, Angus Graphic Design United Kingdom 26
Tsao, Calvin Architecture United States 6
Caan, Shashi Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom, United States 11
Yabu, George Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design Canada, United States 6
Castle, Wendell Product/Industrial Design United States 12
Morla, Jennifer Graphic Design United States 9
Bridges, Sheila Interior Design United States 10
Lois, George Graphic Design United States 24
Dunne, Anthony Interaction Design, Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 10
Morrison, Jasper Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 18
Adler, Jonathan Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 16
McCurry, Margaret Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 28
Massaud, Jean-Marie Architecture, Product/Industrial Design France 6
Frenkler, Fritz Product/Industrial Design Germany 5
Munari, Cleto Product/Industrial Design Italy 14
Wassmann, Christian Architecture United States 13
Riley, Terence Architecture United States 24
Fox, Mark Graphic Design United States 10
Scott Brown, Denise Architecture, Product/Industrial Design, Urban Design United States 49
Ratti, Carlo Architecture Italy, United States 14
Heller, Steven Graphic Design United States 54
Bouroullec, Ronan Product/Industrial Design France 11
Meier, Richard Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 40
Gang, Jeanne Architecture United States 19
Freelon, Philip Architecture United States 11
Scofidio, Ricardo Architecture, Urban Design United States 14
Tscherny, George Graphic Design United States 11
Sempé, Inga Lighting Design, Product/Industrial Design France 11
Bakker, Gijs Jewelry Design, Product/Industrial Design The Netherlands 13
Kundig, Tom Architecture United States 7
Shearcroft, Geoff Architecture United Kingdom 16
Koeth, Alice Calligraphy United States 6
Skibsted, Jens Martin Product/Industrial Design Denmark 9
Coward, Tom Architecture United Kingdom 16
Rucci, Ralph Fashion Design United States 16
de Vries, Nathalie Architecture, Urban Design The Netherlands 18
VanderLans, Rudy Graphic Design United States 22
Zeisel, Eva Product/Industrial Design United States 2
Lehrer, Warren Graphic Design United States 32
Lignano, Giuseppe Architecture Italy, United States 13
Chwast, Seymour Graphic Design United States 15
Jenks, Lisa Fashion Design, Jewelry Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 26
Riehm, Juergen Architecture United States 18
Brown, Tim Product/Industrial Design United States 15
Sussman, Deborah Graphic Design, Interior Design United States 14
Vignelli, Massimo Graphic Design United States 36
Rowley, Cynthia Fashion Design United States 14
Weeks, David Product/Industrial Design United States 5
Ruddick, Margie Landscape Design United States 10
McKown, Zack Architecture United States 6
Chermayeff, Ivan Graphic Design United States 22
Carbone, Ken Graphic Design United States 19
Olivares, Jonathan Product/Industrial Design United States 6
Bierut, Michael Graphic Design United States 21
Miller, Abbott Graphic Design United States 23
Krishnamurthy, Prem Graphic Design United States 8
Robertson, Jaquelin Architecture United States 31
Manfredi, Michael Architecture United States 14
Foster, Norman Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 52
Bohlin, Peter Architecture United States 16
St. Clair, Temple Jewelry Design United States 17
Green, Nancye Graphic Design United States 33
Rashid, Karim Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 17
Piscuskas, David Architecture United States 17
Frattini Magnusson, Emanuela Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 11
Kalman, Maira Graphic Design United States 29
Adjaye, David Architecture United Kingdom 18
Duany, Andrés Architecture, Urban Design United States 11
Predock, Antoine Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 18
Dubbeldam, Winka Architecture United States 11
Pallasmaa, Juhani Architecture Finland 18
Berke, Deborah Architecture United States 19
Moussavi, Farshid Architecture United Kingdom 9
Anderson, Gail Graphic Design United States 26
Bernard, Pierre Graphic Design France 6
Baird, Penny Drue Interior Design France, United States 15
Silvetti, Jorge Architecture, Urban Design United States 18
Holl, Steven Architecture United States 27
Fisher, Jules Lighting Design United States 5
Holm, Jens Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design, Urban Design Denmark, United States 13
Crouwel, Mels Architecture The Netherlands 16
Tigerman, Stanley Architecture United States 17
Sui, Anna Fashion Design United States 13
Maeda, John Graphic Design United States 11
Ng, Ed Interior Design Hong Kong 6
Oldham, Todd Architecture, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 37
Mayer H., Jürgen Architecture, Cultural Interpretation, Urban Design Germany 21
Bickford-Smith, Coralie Graphic Design United Kingdom 10
Bernett, Jeffrey Product/Industrial Design United States 8
de la Torre, Ernest Interior Design United States 6
Geismar, Tom Graphic Design United States 17
Venturi, Robert Architecture, Product/Industrial Design, Urban Design United States 49
Bilhuber, Jeffrey Interior Design United States 14
Tihany, Adam Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 9
Pitis, Massimo Graphic Design Italy 17
Eisenman, Peter Architecture United States 25
Idenburg, Florian Architecture United States 14
Cooper, Alexander Architecture United States 21
Solomonoff, Galia Architecture United States 17
Beers, Jeffrey Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 8
Giovannoni, Stefano Product/Industrial Design Italy 12
Kidd, Chip Graphic Design United States 17
Barnbrook, Jonathan Graphic Design United Kingdom 11
Sorkin, Michael Architecture United States 38
Bangle, Chris Car Design Italy 11
Marantz, Paul Lighting Design United States 9
Libeskind, Daniel Architecture United States 35
Wurman, Richard Saul Architecture, Graphic Design United States 17
Pelli, Cesar Architecture United States 6
Zucchi, Cino Architecture, Landscape Design, Urban Design Italy 15
Ritchie, Ian Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design, Urban Design United Kingdom 48
Viemeister, Tucker Product/Industrial Design United States 4
Rock, Michael Graphic Design United States 13
Williams, Tod Architecture United States 9
Fili, Louise Graphic Design United States 36
Bakker, Aldo Product/Industrial Design The Netherlands 11
Pei, Guo Fashion Design China 5
Van Duysen, Vincent Architecture, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Product/Industrial Design Belgium 7
Rockwell, David Architecture, Interior Design, Scenic Design United States 15
Thun, Matteo Architecture, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Product/Industrial Design Italy 7
Lacroix, Christian Fashion Design France 27
Formosa, Dan Product/Industrial Design United States 15
Pearce, Harry Graphic Design United Kingdom 11
Dykers, Craig Architecture Norway, United States 26
Pushelberg, Glenn Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design Canada, United States 5
Georgis, William Architecture, Interior Design United States 6
Hampton, Alexa Interior Design United States 72
Lynn, Greg Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 32
Sachs, Richard Bicycle Building United States 26
Hecht, Sam Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 6
Helfand, Jessica Graphic Design United States 14
Jacobsen, Hugh Newell Architecture United States 11
Ban, Shigeru Architecture Japan 2
Lacovara, Vincent Architecture, Urban Design United Kingdom 16
Heikkinen, Mikko Architecture Finland 6
Gill, Bob Graphic Design United States 26
Esslinger, Hartmut Product/Industrial Design United States 12
Yim, Rocco Architecture Hong Kong 9
Tolla, Ada Architecture Italy, United States 13
Lau, Freeman Graphic Design, Product/Industrial Design China 16
Goldberg, Carin Graphic Design United States 37
Crasset, Matali Product/Industrial Design France 6
Meyers, Victoria Architecture United States 17
Mizrahi, Isaac Fashion Design United States 13
Lin, Maya Architecture United States 5
Burrows, Stephen Fashion Design United States 9
Zwick, Carola Interaction Design, Product/Industrial Design Germany 16
Pennoyer, Peter Architecture United States 16
Diller, Elizabeth Architecture, Urban Design United States 14
Hodgetts, Craig Architecture, Graphic Design United States 17
Hannah, Bruce Product/Industrial Design United States 16
Scher, Paula Graphic Design United States 23
Licko, Zuzana Graphic Design United States 10
Moss, Eric Owen Architecture United States 51
Graves, Michael Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 16
Barry, Barbara Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 1
Hinrichs, Kit Graphic Design United States 55
Norten, Enrique Architecture, Urban Design Mexico, United States 13
Ambasz, Emilio Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 7
Balmori, Diana Landscape Design, Urban Design United States 26
Froud, Daisy Cultural Interpretation United Kingdom 16
Tsien, Billie Architecture United States 10
Easton, David Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 21
Deganello, Paolo Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design Italy 17
Fujimoto, Sou Architecture Japan 7
Diffrient, Niels Product/Industrial Design United States 20
Sagmeister, Stefan Graphic Design United States 11