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