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The Proust Questionnaire — Book Edition
By Debbie Millman November 19, 2013

Design Matters host and branding expert Debbie Millman next wants to read all about “the power of glamour,” and (if she has a chance to plan it), the last thing she’ll read will be a poem by Charles Olson. These and other answers to The Proust Questionnaire—Book Edition. More...

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By Angela Riechers, Superscript November 20, 2013

Architect James Wines, a 2013 recipient of the National Design Award for Lifetime Achievement, discusses his unique approach. More...

Rare & Beautiful
By Peter Kraus May 5, 2020

Peter Kraus chooses eight rare art and design books to remind you of the beauty of the world beyond your walls while you’re self-isolating. More...

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By The Editors, Designers & Books November 12, 2013

Designers & Books is so used to asking designers and design writers for their book lists that it took Editor in Chief Steve Kroeter by surprise when someone asked him for the books he found most inspiring. That someone was the renowned company Design Within Reach. More...

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By Stephanie Salomon November 13, 2014

A look at recent highlights in books for children about architecture and design from AMMO Books, Gestalten, Paintbox Press, Princeton Architectural Press, and Schiffer Publishing. More...

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June 3, 2015

We’re delighted to be presenting our second pop-up design book fair in New York. Co-hosted with WeWork Soho West, on Wednesday evening, June 10, the fair will offer new and recently published design and architecture books—all at 35% off—from 10 leading publishers. This free three-hour event is open to the public and also features book giveaways and an in-person book signing of a new title by designer Constantin Boym. Refreshments! More...

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May 11, 2015

May in New York is all about design. To celebrate—together with the Herb Lubalin Study Center of Design and Typography at Cooper Union—this Thursday evening, May 14, in New York, we’re hosting a special free event open to the public: a pop-up design book fair and panel discussion highlighting new developments in design book publishing. There will also be three different drawings held to win new and recently released architecture and design books from four prominent publishers. More...

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By Steve Kroeter October 7, 2014

Designers & Books is curating a pop-up design book fair, featuring books from more than a dozen publishers and rare and out of print book dealers, at the first-ever Dwell on Design NY, October 9–11, taking place at 82 Mercer Street in New York’s SoHo. Visitors who stop by the book fair have a chance to win any of over 10 different design books in a special drawing. More...

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By Steve Kroeter September 30, 2015

Meet over 25 of your favorite design book authors at Designers & Books Fair 2015™this weekend—October 2 through 4—at the Fashion Intitute of Technology in New York City. And that’s not all: designated book purchases you make at the Fair automatically enter your name in more than 20 drawings to win unique Experiences with Authors.™ Would you like a private visit to graphic designer Louise Fili’s studio plus gelato with the designer? Your portrait drawn by the fashion illustrator for Bloomingdale’s? More...

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By Steve Kroeter September 30, 2016

We are happy to announce the launch of Designers & Books Festival: Onstage and Offstage — a daylong celebration of the very special relationship that exists between the design and creative communities and books, Saturday, November 12, 2016, in New York City.

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