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
Katsuji Wakisaka: Japanese Textile Designer
Katsuji Wakisaka
Luca Barcellona: Take Your Pleasure Seriously
Luca Barcellona
Mirko Ilić: Fist to Face
Dejan Kršić et al.
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
Norman Bel Geddes Designs America
Donald Albrecht, ed. et al.
The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design
Editors of Phaidon Press
Photo Gallery of Good Buildings: West
Building Mania Cafe
Porsche: Origin of the Species
Karl Ludvigsen et al.
The Postcard Age
Lynda Klich and Benjamin Weiss; Preface by Leonard A. Lauder
The Raw and the Cooked
Peter Bialobrzeski
The Style of the Stedelijk
Frederike Huygen
Terunobu Fujimori
Hannes Rössler et al.
Thanks for the View, Mr. Mies
Danielle Aubert et al.
Tree Houses
Philip Jodidio; Patrick Hruby (illustrator)
Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet
Andrew Blum
20th-Century World Architecture: The Phaidon Atlas
Editors of Phaidon Press
Underground: How the Tube Shaped London
David Bownes et al.
The Where, the Why, and the How
Jenny Volvovski et al.
Wim Crouwel: A Graphic Odyssey (Japanese edition)
Tony Brook et al.