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
Hartmut Esslinger
Hartmut Esslinger
Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Guo Pei
Guo Pei
Fashion Designer
China
Carlo Ratti
Carlo Ratti
Architect
Italy, United States
Stephen Burrows
Stephen Burrows
Fashion Designer
United States
Calvin Tsao
Calvin Tsao
Architect
United States
David Adjaye
David Adjaye
Architect
United Kingdom
Cino Zucchi
Cino Zucchi
Architect; Landscape Designer; Urban Designer
Italy
Jeanne Gang
Jeanne Gang
Architect
United States
Jeffrey Beers
Jeffrey Beers
Architect; Interior Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Freeman Lau
Freeman Lau
Graphic Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
China
Cesar Pelli
Cesar Pelli
Architect
United States
Prem Krishnamurthy
Prem Krishnamurthy
Graphic Designer
United States
Paul Marantz
Paul Marantz
Lighting Designer
United States
William Georgis
William Georgis
Architect; Interior Designer
United States
Todd Oldham
Todd Oldham
Architect; Fashion Designer; Graphic Designer; Interior Designer; Lighting Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Winka Dubbeldam
Winka Dubbeldam
Architect
United States
Elizabeth Diller
Elizabeth Diller
Architect; Urban Designer
United States
Erik Spiekermann
Erik Spiekermann
Graphic Designer
Germany
Jens Martin Skibsted
Jens Martin Skibsted
Product/Industrial Designer
Denmark
Seymour Chwast
Seymour Chwast
Graphic Designer
United States
David Rockwell
David Rockwell
Architect; Interior Designer; Scenic Designer
United States
Florian Idenburg
Florian Idenburg
Architect
United States
Ed Ng
Ed Ng
Interior Designer
Hong Kong
Kit Hinrichs
Kit Hinrichs
Graphic Designer
United States
Tucker Viemeister
Tucker Viemeister
Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Adam Tihany
Adam Tihany
Architect; Interior Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Niels Diffrient
Niels Diffrient
Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Nancye Green
Nancye Green
Graphic Designer
United States
Fiona Raby
Fiona Raby
Architect; Interaction Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
United Kingdom
Jean-Marie Massaud
Jean-Marie Massaud
Architect; Product/Industrial Designer
France
Tod Williams
Tod Williams
Architect
United States
Margie Ruddick
Margie Ruddick
Landscape Designer
United States
Wendell Castle
Wendell Castle
Product/Industrial Designer
United States
David Easton
David Easton
Architect; Interior Designer; Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Ada Tolla
Ada Tolla
Architect
Italy, United States
Sagi Haviv
Sagi Haviv
Graphic Designer
United States
Chris Bangle
Chris Bangle
Car Designer
Italy
Michael Graves
Michael Graves
Architect; Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Eva Zeisel
Eva Zeisel
Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Jules Fisher
Jules Fisher
Lighting Designer
United States
Margaret McCurry
Margaret McCurry
Architect; Product/Industrial Designer
United States
Ernest de la Torre
Ernest de la Torre
Interior Designer
United States
Denise Scott Brown
Denise Scott Brown
Architect; Product/Industrial Designer; Urban Designer
United States
Mark Fox
Mark Fox
Graphic Designer
United States
Peter Pennoyer
Peter Pennoyer
Architect
United States
Michael Bierut
Michael Bierut
Graphic Designer
United States
Juergen Riehm
Juergen Riehm
Architect
United States
Carl Magnusson
Carl Magnusson
Product/Industrial Designer
United States