Notable Design Books of 2011

Our designers, commentators, guest bloggers, and specially invited guests have chosen these as the most notable design books of 2011
12 books
Alexander Girard Oldham, Todd et al. AMMO Books $200
Chi ha paura...?-Who’s afraid...? Cappellieri, Alba Electa
Less and More Ueki-Polet, Keiko et al. Gestalten
Maharam Agenda Maharam, Michael Lars Müller Publishers $65.00
Dieter Rams: As Little Design as Possible Lovell, Sophie Phaidon Press $95.00
A Taxonomy of Office Chairs Olivares, Jonathan Phaidon Press $39.95
The Toaster Project: Or a Heroic Attempt to Build a Simple Electric Appliance from Scratch Thwaites, Thomas Princeton Architectural Press $19.95
Usefulness in Small Things Colin, Kim et al. Rizzoli International Publications $29.95
Steve Jobs Isaacson, Walter Simon & Schuster $35.00
California Design 1930–1965 Kaplan, Wendy The MIT Press $60.00
Spacesuit de Monchaux, Nicholas The MIT Press $34.95
Voiture Minimum Amado Lorenzo, Antonio The MIT Press $49.95