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
Giuseppe Lignano
Giuseppe Lignano
Architect
Italy, United States
Lisa Jenks
Lisa Jenks
Fashion Designer; Jewelry Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Florian Idenburg
Florian Idenburg
Architect
United States
Steven Heller
Steven Heller
Graphic Designer
United States
Cleto Munari
Cleto Munari
Product/Industrial Designer
Italy
Guo Pei
Guo Pei
Fashion Designer
China
George Lois
George Lois
Graphic Designer
United States
Daisy Froud
Daisy Froud
Cultural Interpreter
United Kingdom
Shashi Caan
Shashi Caan
Architect; Interior Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
United Kingdom, United States
Shigeru Ban
Shigeru Ban
Architect
Japan
Zuzana Licko
Zuzana Licko
Graphic Designer
United States
Warren Lehrer
Warren Lehrer
Graphic Designer
United States
Todd Oldham
Todd Oldham
Architect; Fashion Designer; Graphic Designer; Interior Designer; Lighting Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Mels Crouwel
Mels Crouwel
Architect
The Netherlands
Gail Anderson
Gail Anderson
Graphic Designer
United States
Daniel Libeskind
Daniel Libeskind
Architect
United States
Michael Sorkin
Michael Sorkin
Architect
United States
Stefano Giovannoni
Stefano Giovannoni
Product/Industrial Designer
Italy
Sheila Levrant de Bretteville
Sheila Levrant de Bretteville
Graphic Designer
United States
Craig Dykers
Craig Dykers
Architect
Norway, United States
Pierre Bernard
Pierre Bernard
Graphic Designer
France
James Biber
James Biber
Architect
United States
Antoine Predock
Antoine Predock
Architect; Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Andrés Duany
Andrés Duany
Architect; Urban Designer
United States
Alexa Hampton
Alexa Hampton
Interior Designer
United States
Jürgen Mayer H.
Jürgen Mayer H.
Architect; Cultural Interpreter; Urban Designer
Germany
Angus Hyland
Angus Hyland
Graphic Designer
United Kingdom
Inga Sempé
Inga Sempé
Lighting Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
France
Margie Ruddick
Margie Ruddick
Landscape Designer
United States
Dan Formosa
Dan Formosa
Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Ian Ritchie
Ian Ritchie
Architect; Interior Designer; Product/Industrial Designer; Urban Designer
United Kingdom
Christian Wassmann
Christian Wassmann
Architect
United States
Jeffrey Bilhuber
Jeffrey Bilhuber
Interior Designer
United States
Hartmut Esslinger
Hartmut Esslinger
Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Philip Freelon
Philip Freelon
Architect
United States
Michael Bierut
Michael Bierut
Graphic Designer
United States
Tucker Viemeister
Tucker Viemeister
Product/Industrial Designer
United States
John Maeda
John Maeda
Graphic Designer
United States
Ronan Bouroullec
Ronan Bouroullec
Product/Industrial Designer
France
Anthony Dunne
Anthony Dunne
Interaction Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
United Kingdom
Peter Mendelsund
Peter Mendelsund
Graphic Designer
United States
Maira Kalman
Maira Kalman
Graphic Designer
United States
Victoria Meyers
Victoria Meyers
Architect
United States
Paolo Deganello
Paolo Deganello
Architect; Interior Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
Italy
Richard Sachs
Richard Sachs
Bicycle Builder
United States
Cynthia Rowley
Cynthia Rowley
Fashion Designer
United States
Diana Balmori
Diana Balmori
Landscape Designer; Urban Designer
United States
Harry Pearce
Harry Pearce
Graphic Designer
United Kingdom