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