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