Notable Design Books of 2013

Our Book Board members–including designers, commentators, and specially invited guest contributors–have chosen these as the most notable design books of 2013. The recommendations are submitted throughout the calendar year.

Also see Notable Books: Reviews, Notable Design Books of 2012 and Notable Design Books of 2011.
87 books
Álvaro Siza: Complete Works 1952–2013
Philip Jodidio
Discovering Architecture
Philip Jodidio et al.
The Metropolitan Revolution
Bruce Katz et al.
Fashion Design, Referenced
Alicia Kennedy et al.
Eva Zeisel: Life, Design, and Beauty
Pat Kirkham
The Light Pavilion
Christoph a. Kumpusch, ed.
Everything Loose Will Land
Sylvia Lavin et al.
James Stirling: Revisionary Modernist
Amanda Reeser Lawrence
Lina Bo Bardi
Zeuler Rocha Mello de Almeida Lima et al.
The Houses of Louis Kahn
George H. Marcus et al.
Threads of Silk and Gold
Hiroko T. McDermott et al.
A New Sculpturalism
Christopher Mount, ed. et al.
The Images of Architects
Valerio Olgiati, ed.
Handbook of California Design, 1930-1965
Bobbye Tigerman, ed.
Architecture on the Carpet
Brenda Vale et al.