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.
178 designers
Carlo Ratti
Carlo Ratti
Architect
Italy, United States
Steven Heller
Steven Heller
Graphic Designer
United States
Deborah Sussman
Deborah Sussman
Graphic Designer; Interior Designer
United States
Tom Geismar
Tom Geismar
Graphic Designer
United States
Niels Diffrient
Niels Diffrient
Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Penny Drue Baird
Penny Drue Baird
Interior Designer
France, United States
Ernest de la Torre
Ernest de la Torre
Interior Designer
United States
Sagi Haviv
Sagi Haviv
Graphic Designer
United States
Jeanne Gang
Jeanne Gang
Architect
United States
Alexander Cooper
Alexander Cooper
Architect
United States
Rudy VanderLans
Rudy VanderLans
Graphic Designer
United States
Seymour Chwast
Seymour Chwast
Graphic Designer
United States
Christian Wassmann
Christian Wassmann
Architect
United States
Carl Magnusson
Carl Magnusson
Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Maira Kalman
Maira Kalman
Graphic Designer
United States
Enrique Norten
Enrique Norten
Architect; Urban Designer
Mexico, United States
Ken Carbone
Ken Carbone
Graphic Designer
United States
Shigeru Ban
Shigeru Ban
Architect
Japan
Farshid Moussavi
Farshid Moussavi
Architect
United Kingdom
Matali Crasset
Matali Crasset
Product/Industrial Designer
France
Ronan Bouroullec
Ronan Bouroullec
Product/Industrial Designer
France
Richard Saul Wurman
Richard Saul Wurman
Architect; Graphic Designer
United States
Richard Sachs
Richard Sachs
Bicycle Builder
United States
David Weeks
David Weeks
Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Matteo Thun
Matteo Thun
Architect; Interior Designer; Lighting Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
Italy
Kit Hinrichs
Kit Hinrichs
Graphic Designer
United States
Warren Lehrer
Warren Lehrer
Graphic Designer
United States
Geoff Shearcroft
Geoff Shearcroft
Architect
United Kingdom
Angus Hyland
Angus Hyland
Graphic Designer
United Kingdom
Mikko Heikkinen
Mikko Heikkinen
Architect
Finland
Calvin Tsao
Calvin Tsao
Architect
United States
Jeffrey Bernett
Jeffrey Bernett
Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Michael Rock
Michael Rock
Graphic Designer
United States
Sam Hecht
Sam Hecht
Product/Industrial Designer
United Kingdom
Ian Ritchie
Ian Ritchie
Architect; Interior Designer; Product/Industrial Designer; Urban Designer
United Kingdom
Michael Bierut
Michael Bierut
Graphic Designer
United States
Reed Krakoff
Reed Krakoff
Fashion Designer
United States
David Adjaye
David Adjaye
Architect
United Kingdom
Chris Bangle
Chris Bangle
Car Designer
Italy
Neil Denari
Neil Denari
Architect
United States
Hugh Newell Jacobsen
Hugh Newell Jacobsen
Architect
United States
Jonathan Olivares
Jonathan Olivares
Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Karim Rashid
Karim Rashid
Interior Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Deborah Berke
Deborah Berke
Architect
United States
Bruce Hannah
Bruce Hannah
Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Greg Lynn
Greg Lynn
Architect; Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Guo Pei
Guo Pei
Fashion Designer
China
Freeman Lau
Freeman Lau
Graphic Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
China