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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Lolita—The Story of a Cover Girl: Vladimir Nabokov’s Novel in Art and Design
John Bertram et al.
The Images of Architects
Valerio Olgiati, ed.
Luxurious Minimalism
Fritz von der Schulenburg, et al.
All the Buildings in New York *That I’ve Drawn So Far
James Gulliver Hancock
A New Sculpturalism
Christopher Mount, ed. et al.
Discovering Architecture
Philip Jodidio et al.
Mario Buatta: Fifty Years of American Interior Decoration
Mario Buatta et al.
It’s Modern: The Eye and Visual Influence of Alexander Liberman
Charles Churchward
Fashion Design, Referenced
Alicia Kennedy et al.
Everything Sings: Maps for a Narrative Atlas
Denis Wood
Carlo Scarpa: Venini, 1932–1947
Marino Barovier
Álvaro Siza: Complete Works 1952–2013
Philip Jodidio
Architecture on the Carpet
Brenda Vale et al.
Various Small Books: Referencing Various Small Books of Ed Ruscha
Jeff Brouws et al.
Handbook of California Design, 1930-1965
Bobbye Tigerman, ed.
Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes
Jean-Louis Cohen et al.
Diller Scofidio + Renfro: Architecture after Images
Edward Dimendberg
The Library
James W. P. Campbell (text) et al.
The Sustainable Fashion Handbook
Sandy Black