List of Lists

Below you will find links to specially compiled lists drawn from various sources on Designers & Books and that we would like to call to your attention.

From Our Contributors

Books by Contributors - Books our designers, commentators, and guest contributors have written.

Current Reading - Books our designers, commentators, and guest contributors are currently reading.

Notable Books of 2013 - 2013 design books our designers, commentators, and guest contributors recommend.

Notable Books of 2012 - 2012 design books our designers, commentators, and guest contributors recommend.

Notable Books of 2011 - 2011 design books our designers, commentators, and guest contributors recommend.

 

From Our Commentators: Books Every ... Should Read

Books Every Architect Should Read - from Barry Bergdoll

Books Every Architect Should Read - from Paul Goldberger

Books Every Architect Should Read - from Kent Kleinman

Books Every Architect Should Read - from Witold Rybczynski

 

Books Every Fashion Designer Should Read - from Akiko Fukai

Books Every Fashion Designer Should Read - from Valerie Steele

Books Every Fashion Designer Should Read - from Claire Wilcox

 

Books Every Graphic Designer Should Read - from Ellen Lupton

Books Every Graphic Designer Should Read - from Rick Poynor

Books Every Graphic Designer Should Read - from Véronique Vienne

 

Books Every Interior Designer Should Read - from Stanley Abercrombie

Books Every Interior Designer Should Read - from Dominique Browning

Books Every Interior Designer Should Read - from Susan Weber

 

Books Every Product Designer Should Read - from Alberto Alessi

Books Every Product Designer Should Read - from R. Craig Miller

Books Every Product Designer Should Read - from Zoë Ryan

 

Books Every Jewelry Designer Should Read - from Marion Fasel

 

List of Essays by Our Contributors

You Are What You Read - by Maryanne Wolf

Why I Write - by Steven Heller

40 Titles for New Architecture Students - by Juhani Pallasmaa

A Wishful Affinity - by Margaret McCurry

Seeing Things as You Have Never Seen Them Before - by Paul Goldberger

 

From Our Featured Publishers

Forthcoming Design Books - Books to be released in the next six months.

Recently Published Design Books - Books released in the last six months.

Selected Backlist Design Books - Books released prior to the last six months.

 

From Our Featured Booksellers

Best-Selling Design Books, United States: January 2014 - Aggregated Best Sellers from our Featured Booksellers

Best-Selling Design Books, International: January 2014 - Aggregated Best Sellers from our Featured Booksellers

Best-Selling Design Books, United States: December 2013 - Aggregated Best Sellers from our Featured Booksellers

Best-Selling Design Books, United States: November 2013 - Aggregated Best Sellers from our Featured Booksellers

Best-Selling Design Books, International: November 2013 - Aggregated Best Sellers from our Featured Booksellers

Best-Selling Design Books, North America: September 2013 - Aggregated Best Sellers from our Featured Booksellers

Best-Selling Design Books, North America: August 2013 - Aggregated Best Sellers from our Featured Booksellers

 

Best-Selling Design Books at Rizzoli, NY - Best Sellers at Rizzoli Bookstore, New York

Best-Selling Design Books at Van Alen Books - Best Sellers at Van Alen Books, New York

Best-Selling Design Books at Arcana: Books on the Arts - Best Sellers at Arcana: Books on the Arts, Los Angeles

Best-Selling Design Books at Hennessey + Ingalls - Best Sellers at Hennessey + Ingalls Bookstore, Los Angeles

Most Popular Design Books at Modernism 101 - Most Popular Books at Modernism 101, Shreveport, Louisiana

Best-Selling Design Books at William Stout - Best Sellers at William Stout Architectural Books, San Francisco

Best-Selling Design Books at Powell’s Books - Best Sellers at Powell’s Books, Portland

Best-Selling Design Books at Peter Miller Books - Best Sellers at Peter Miller Books, Seattle

Best-Selling Design Books at Collected Works - Best Sellers at Collected Works, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Best-Selling Design Books at CCA Bookstore - Best Sellers at CCA Bookstore, Montreal

Best-Selling Design Books at Swipe Design - Best Sellers at Swipe Design | Books + Objects, Toronto

Best-Selling Design Books at Papercup Store - Best Sellers at Papercup Store, Beirut, Lebanon

 

Books Every Designer Should Own - From Modernism 101, Shreveport, Louisiana

Books Every Designer Should Own - From William Stout Architectural Books, San Francisco

 

Themed Lists

Also see Themed Book Lists added in 2013–2014


9 Books from the Good Design Movement - From Modernism 101, Shreveport, LA

10 Books from the Paul Rand Library - From Library as Incubator Project, Madison, WI

5 Books on Music - Chosen by Our Designers and Commentators

5 Science Fiction Books - Chosen by Our Designers and Commentators

5 Fiction Books Featuring a Designer as a Character - Chosen by Our Designers and Commentators

10 Books on Nature-Inspired Design - Chosen by Our Designers, Commentators, and Featured Publishers

20 Books on British Design - Chosen by Our Designers, Commentators, Featured Publishers, and Booksellers

17 Books by and about Le Corbusier - Chosen by Our Contributors, Featured Publishers, and Booksellers

15 Books about Charles and Ray Eames - Chosen by Our Contributors, Featured Publishers, and Booksellers

20 Books about New York - Chosen by Our Contributors and Featured Publishers

10 Books about Los Angeles - Chosen by Our Contributors, Featured Publishers, and Booksellers

5 Books on Bicycles and Bicycle Design - Chosen by Our Contributors and Featured Publishers

6 Books for Election Day - Chosen by Our Designers

25 Books of Manifestos - Chosen by Our Contributors and Featured Publishers

25 Books on Sustainable Design - Chosen by Our Contributors, Featured Publishers, and Booksellers

10 Books on American Presidents - Chosen by Our Designers

20 Favorite Children’s Books - Chosen by Our Designers and Commentators

15 Books of Poetry Designers Read - Chosen by Our Designers

25 Books by and about Artists - Chosen by Our Designers

30 Books on Love and Design - Chosen by Our Designers and Featured Publishers

12 Books on Writing, Words, and Language - Chosen by Our Designers and Contributors

10 Books Featuring Animals - Chosen by Our Designers and Commentators

10 Books by Irish Writers that Inspire Designers

5 Iconic Book Covers - Chosen by Our Designers and Commentators

20 Books on Car Design - Chosen by Our Contributors and Featured Publishers

10 Books on Mies van der Rohe - Chosen by Our Contributors and Featured Publishers

3 Books in Honor of Paolo Soleri - Chosen by Our Contributors and Featured Publishers

 

 - Recently Added:

Themed Book Lists added in 2013–2014

 

Most Frequently Chosen...

10 Most Frequently Chosen Design Books - Chosen by Our Designers and Commentators

10 Most Frequently Chosen Non-Design Books - Chosen by Our Designers and Commentators

 

Contributors Who Chose...

9 Designers Who Chose Delirious New York

9 Contributors Who Chose In Praise of Shadows

10 Designers Who Chose Invisible Cities

 

Milestone Lists

100 Designers / 100 Books

17 Commentators / 17 Books

50 Books / 50 Covers 2011 Winners

Notable Design Books of 2011

Notable Design Books of 2012

 

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