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