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.
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Everything Sings: Maps for a Narrative Atlas
Denis Wood
Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940-1990
Wim de Wit et al.
Luxurious Minimalism
Fritz von der Schulenburg, et al.
Architecture on the Carpet
Brenda Vale et al.
Handbook of California Design, 1930-1965
Bobbye Tigerman, ed.
The Images of Architects
Valerio Olgiati, ed.
A New Sculpturalism
Christopher Mount, ed. et al.
Threads of Silk and Gold
Hiroko T. McDermott et al.
The Houses of Louis Kahn
George H. Marcus et al.
Lina Bo Bardi
Zeuler Rocha Mello de Almeida Lima et al.
James Stirling: Revisionary Modernist
Amanda Reeser Lawrence
Everything Loose Will Land
Sylvia Lavin et al.
The Light Pavilion
Christoph a. Kumpusch, ed.
Eva Zeisel: Life, Design, and Beauty
Pat Kirkham