Notable Books of 2011

Our designers, commentators, guest bloggers, and specially invited guests have chosen these as the most notable design books of 2011
Toward a New Interior Weinthal, Lois Princeton Architectural Press $45.00
Designing for Emotion Walter, Aarron A Book Apart $18.00
Gerrit Rietveld van Zijl, Ida Phaidon Press $75.00
Hussein Chalayan Violette, Robert et al. Rizzoli International Publications $85.00
Less and More Ueki-Polet, Keiko et al. Gestalten
The Toaster Project: Or a Heroic Attempt to Build a Simple Electric Appliance from Scratch Thwaites, Thomas Princeton Architectural Press $19.95
Edward Durell Stone Stone, Hicks Rizzoli International Publications $85.00
Design with the Other 90%: Cities Smith, Cynthia Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum $29.95
Helvetica and the New York City Subway System Shaw, Paul The MIT Press $39.95
Urban Design Since 1945 Shane, David Grahame John Wiley & Sons $45.00
Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul Schultz, Howard et al. Rodale $25.99
Maps Scher, Paula Princeton Architectural Press $50.00
Sagmeister: Another Book About Promotion and Sales Material Sagmeister, Stefan et al. Abrams $40.00
Bertrand Goldberg: Architecture of Invention Ryan, Zoë Yale University Press $60.00
The Agile City Russell, James Island Press $35.00
Richard Prince: American Prayer Rubin, Robert Rizzoli International Publications $65.00
And I Shall Have Some Peace There Roach, Margaret Grand Central Publishing $25.99
Cultural Connectives: Bridging the Latin and Arabic Alphabets Rjeily, Rana Abou Mark Batty Publisher $34.95
Star Wars: The Blueprints Rinzler, J. W. Epic Ink $500.00
Atlas Richter, Gerhard Walther König Verlag
Radioactive Redniss, Lauren HarperCollins $29.99
Food Rules Pollan, Michael et al. Penguin
Redheaded Peckerwood Patterson, Christian MACK $65.00
The Embodied Image: Imagination and Imagery in Architecture Pallasmaa, Juhani John Wiley & Sons $45.00
A Taxonomy of Office Chairs Olivares, Jonathan Phaidon Press $39.95
Alexander Girard Oldham, Todd et al. AMMO Books $200
Charley Harper: An Illustrated Life Oldham, Todd et al. AMMO Books $29.95
OLIVE (A Handbook to Protect Your Life) Nosigner, Media Factory ¥ 1,000 ($12.88)
Ready to Print Nickel, Kristina Gestalten $78.00
Floating Worlds Neumeyer, Peter F. Pomegranate Press $35.00
To Make a World Nemerov, Alexander Yale University Press $45.00
Believing Is Seeing Morris, Errol Penguin $40.00
Combinatory Urbanism Mayne, Thom Stray Dog Cafe $39.95
Wirrwarr Mayer H., Jürgen et al. Hatje Cantz $300.00
The Ruins of Detroit Marchand, Yves et al. Steidl $125.00
Maharam Agenda Maharam, Michael Lars Müller Publishers $65.00
Katie Ridder: Rooms MacIsaac, Heather Abrams $50.00
Graphic Design: Now in Production Lupton, Ellen et al. Walker Art Center; distributed by D.A.P.
Julius Shulman, Los Angeles Lubell, Sam et al. Rizzoli International Publications $60.00
Dieter Rams: As Little Design as Possible Lovell, Sophie Phaidon Press $95.00