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