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
Peter Pennoyer
Peter Pennoyer
Architect
United States
Guo Pei
Guo Pei
Fashion Designer
China
Alexander Cooper
Alexander Cooper
Architect
United States
Sheila Levrant de Bretteville
Sheila Levrant de Bretteville
Graphic Designer
United States
Rudy VanderLans
Rudy VanderLans
Graphic Designer
United States
Elizabeth Diller
Elizabeth Diller
Architect; Urban Designer
United States
Hartmut Esslinger
Hartmut Esslinger
Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Norman Foster
Norman Foster
Architect; Product/Industrial Designer
United Kingdom
Cynthia Rowley
Cynthia Rowley
Fashion Designer
United States
Billie Tsien
Billie Tsien
Architect
United States
Hugh Newell Jacobsen
Hugh Newell Jacobsen
Architect
United States
Zack McKown
Zack McKown
Architect
United States
Milton Glaser
Milton Glaser
Graphic Designer
United States
Paolo Deganello
Paolo Deganello
Architect; Interior Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
Italy
Rocco Yim
Rocco Yim
Architect
Hong Kong
David Easton
David Easton
Architect; Interior Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Steven Holl
Steven Holl
Architect
United States
Giuseppe Lignano
Giuseppe Lignano
Architect
Italy, United States
George Lois
George Lois
Graphic Designer
United States
Wendell Castle
Wendell Castle
Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Aldo Bakker
Aldo Bakker
Product/Industrial Designer
The Netherlands
Barbara Barry
Barbara Barry
Interior Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Tod Williams
Tod Williams
Architect
United States
Jules Fisher
Jules Fisher
Lighting Designer
United States
Jasper Morrison
Jasper Morrison
Product/Industrial Designer
United Kingdom
Chris Bangle
Chris Bangle
Car Designer
Italy
Glenn Pushelberg
Glenn Pushelberg
Interior Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
Canada, United States
Ernest de la Torre
Ernest de la Torre
Interior Designer
United States
Emanuela Frattini Magnusson
Emanuela Frattini Magnusson
Architect; Interior Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Christian Lacroix
Christian Lacroix
Fashion Designer
France
Alexa Hampton
Alexa Hampton
Interior Designer
United States
Abbott Miller
Abbott Miller
Graphic Designer
United States
Stephen Burrows
Stephen Burrows
Fashion Designer
United States
Peter Eisenman
Peter Eisenman
Architect
United States
Daniel Libeskind
Daniel Libeskind
Architect
United States
Chip Kidd
Chip Kidd
Graphic Designer
United States
Matali Crasset
Matali Crasset
Product/Industrial Designer
France
Harry Pearce
Harry Pearce
Graphic Designer
United Kingdom
Deborah Berke
Deborah Berke
Architect
United States
Maira Kalman
Maira Kalman
Graphic Designer
United States
Sagi Haviv
Sagi Haviv
Graphic Designer
United States
Stefano Giovannoni
Stefano Giovannoni
Product/Industrial Designer
Italy
Margaret McCurry
Margaret McCurry
Architect; Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Terence Riley
Terence Riley
Architect
United States
Richard Sachs
Richard Sachs
Bicycle Builder
United States
Tucker Viemeister
Tucker Viemeister
Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Prem Krishnamurthy
Prem Krishnamurthy
Graphic Designer
United States
Tom Kundig
Tom Kundig
Architect
United States