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