Notable Design Books of 2012

Our designers, commentators, guest bloggers, and specially invited guests have chosen these as the most notable design books of 2012. Also see Notable Design Books of 2011.
81 books
The New Art of Landscape: Conversations between Xin Wu and Contemporary Designers
Xin Wu with contributions from Diana Balmori, Kongjian Yu, Bernard Lassus, Patricia Johanson, Erik Dhont, Maya Lin, Paolo Bürgi
Information Graphics
Sandra Rendgen et al.
Norman Bel Geddes Designs America
Donald Albrecht, ed. et al.
Thanks for the View, Mr. Mies
Danielle Aubert et al.
Luca Barcellona: Take Your Pleasure Seriously
Luca Barcellona
The Raw and the Cooked
Peter Bialobrzeski
The Color Revolution
Regina Lee Blaszczyk
Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet
Andrew Blum
Instant: The Story of Polaroid
Christopher Bonanos
Underground: How the Tube Shaped London
David Bownes et al.
Wim Crouwel: A Graphic Odyssey (Japanese edition)
Tony Brook et al.
Photo Gallery of Good Buildings: West
Building Mania Cafe
20th-Century World Architecture: The Phaidon Atlas
Editors of Phaidon Press
The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design
Editors of Phaidon Press
The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City
Alan Ehrenhalt
Graphic Design: A History, 2nd Edition
Stephen J. Eskilson
The Avant-Garde Applied (1890–1950)
Manuel Fontán del Junco, et al.
The Dutch Photobook
Fritz Gierstberg and Rik Suermondt, eds.
The Style of the Stedelijk
Frederike Huygen
Tree Houses
Philip Jodidio; Patrick Hruby (illustrator)