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183 blog entries
By Jasper Morrison August 11, 2014

Essential reading for those in the object business.

By Jeffrey Beers November 22, 2013

I loved this book for its view of hope and confidence concerning our future. The series of vignettes are inspiring and spiritual.

By Ian Ritchie September 29, 2014

A shining example of how prose can clarify the essentials of architecture by referring to its secrets, the need to investigate to find the mystery of why architecture touches our emotions and soul.

By Adam Tihany September 11, 2013

A brilliant meditation on Manhattan’s urbanism, the culture of congestion.

By Adam Tihany June 30, 2014

Our relationship with objects—an intelligent eye-opener.

By Aldo Bakker January 13, 2014

Kenya Hara gives so much attention to every single element: the photography, the paper, the graphic design. This book is so consistent and convincing that it pulls you into a completely different world.

By Alexa Hampton July 28, 2014

The essential book on design by two huge figures.

By Alexander Haldemann December 13, 2013

What inspires me about Swiss painter Johann Heinrich Füssli is that he had an international consciousness—expressed in his art—in the 18th century, decades before direct flights and the Internet would make that an easy thing to do. He did it when it was hard.

July 19, 2016

A historic graphic repertoire for designers to build upon.

By Alice Rawsthorn November 26, 2013

Shows off not only Banham’s wryly conversational writing style but also his intellectual depth and passion for design.