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 Style of the Stedelijk
Frederike Huygen
Girls’ Fashion in Japanese Manga
Mana Takemura
20th-Century World Architecture: The Phaidon Atlas
Editors of Phaidon Press
The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design
Editors of Phaidon Press
Katsuji Wakisaka: Japanese Textile Designer
Katsuji Wakisaka
Photo Gallery of Good Buildings: West
Building Mania Cafe
The Future Will Be…China
Hans Ulrich Obrist et al.
Instant: The Story of Polaroid
Christopher Bonanos
Mirko Ilić: Fist to Face
Dejan Kršić et al.
Architecture Concepts: Red is Not a Color
Bernard Tschumi
Asia-Pacific Design No. 8
Sandu Publishing Co. Limited
I Saw a Peacock with a Fiery Tail
Ramsingh Urveti
Information Graphics
Sandra Rendgen et al.
Tree Houses
Philip Jodidio; Patrick Hruby (illustrator)
The Color Revolution
Regina Lee Blaszczyk