Notable Books of 2011

Our designers, commentators, guest bloggers, and specially invited guests have chosen these as the most notable design books of 2011
102 books
OLIVE (A Handbook to Protect Your Life)
Nosigner ¥ 1,000 ($12.88)
Chi ha paura...?-Who’s afraid...?
Alba Cappellieri
Gerhard Richter: Panorama
Mark Godfrey et al.
How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive
Christopher Boucher $15.00
Designing for Emotion
Aarron Walter $18.00
The Toaster Project: Or a Heroic Attempt to Build a Simple Electric Appliance from Scratch
Thomas Thwaites $19.95
New York Bikes
Michele Castagnetti $19.99
100 Artists’ Manifestos: From the Futurists to the Stuckists
Alex Danchev, ed. $20.99
The Death and Life of Great American Cities: 50th Anniversary Edition
Jane Jacobs et al. $23.00
Typography for Lawyers
Matthew Butterick $25.00
And I Shall Have Some Peace There
Margaret Roach $25.99
Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul
Howard Schultz et al. $25.99
Guide to Contemporary New York City Architecture
John Hill $29.95
High Line: The Inside Story of New York City’s Park in the Sky
Joshua David et al. $29.95
Flying Without a Net
Thomas J. DeLong $29.95
Rebels in Paradise
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp $32,50
Cultural Connectives: Bridging the Latin and Arabic Alphabets
Rana Abou Rjeily $34.95
By the City/For the City
Anne Guiney et al. $35.00
New York: The Story of a Great City
Sarah Henry. ed. $39.95
Helvetica and the New York City Subway System
Paul Shaw $39.95
Sagmeister: Another Book About Promotion and Sales Material
Stefan Sagmeister et al. $40.00
The Architectural Detail
Edward R. Ford $40.00
Beauty Is in the Street
Johan Kugelberg et al. $40.00
Spatial Agency
Nishat Awan et al. $44.95
Toward a New Interior
Lois Weinthal $45.00
Pamphlet Architecture 11–20
Steven Holl, introduction $45.00
Urban Design Since 1945
David Grahame Shane $45.00
The Embodied Image: Imagination and Imagery in Architecture
Juhani Pallasmaa $45.00
Voiture Minimum
Antonio Amado Lorenzo $49.95
Roberto Burle Marx: The Modernity of Landscape
Fares El-Dahdah et al. $49.95
Architecture in Uniform
Jean-Louis Cohen $50.00
The Houses of William Wurster: Frames for Living
Caitlin Lempres Brostrom et al. $50.00
Katie Ridder: Rooms
Heather MacIsaac $50.00
Groundwork: Between Landscape and Architecture
Diana Balmori et al. $50.00
The Latin American Photobook
Horacio Fernández, ed. $52.00
KieranTimberlake: Inquiry
Stephen Kieran et al. $55.00
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel
Lisa Immordino Vreeland $55.00
TD 63-73: Total Design and Its Pioneering Role in Graphic Design
Ben Bos $55.00
Menu Design in America
Steven Heller et al. $59.99
Bertrand Goldberg: Architecture of Invention
Zoë Ryan, ed. $60.00
Julius Shulman, Los Angeles
Sam Lubell et al. $60.00
Textiles, the Whole Story: Uses, Meanings, Significances
Beverly Gordon $60.00
California Design 1930–1965
Wendy Kaplan. ed. $60.00
Tomorrow’s Houses
Alexander Gorlin et al. $65.00
Redheaded Peckerwood
Christian Patterson $65.00
Visual Storytelling
Robert Klanten et al. $68.00
Living in the Endless City
Ricky Burdett et al. $69.95
Cédric Delsaux: Dark Lens
Cédric Delsaux $75.00
Hussein Chalayan
Robert Violette, ed. et al. $85.00
The Ruins of Detroit
Yves Marchand et al. $125.00
Star Wars: The Blueprints
J. W. Rinzler $500.00