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