Notable Design Books of 2011

Specially invited guests have chosen these as the most notable design books of 2011. See complete Notable Design Books list
102 books
OLIVE (A Handbook to Protect Your Life) Nosigner, Media Factory ¥ 1,000 ($12.88)
Ootje Oxenaar: Designer + Commissioner Kuijpers, Els nai010 Publishers $38.35
And I Shall Have Some Peace There Roach, Margaret Grand Central Publishing $25.99
Designing for Emotion Walter, Aarron A Book Apart $18.00
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Immordino Vreeland, Lisa Abrams $55.00
Katie Ridder: Rooms MacIsaac, Heather Abrams $50.00
Sagmeister: Another Book About Promotion and Sales Material Sagmeister, Stefan et al. Abrams $40.00
Roberto Burle Marx: The Modernity of Landscape El-Dahdah, Farès et al. Actar $49.95
Alexander Girard Oldham, Todd et al. AMMO Books $200
Charley Harper: An Illustrated Life Oldham, Todd et al. AMMO Books $29.95
New York: The Story of a Great City Henry, Sarah André Deutsch $39.95
The Latin American Photobook Fernández, Horacio et al. Aperture $52.00
Design*Sponge at Home Bonney, Grace Artisan $35.00
Bals Foulkes, Nicholas Assouline $175.00
Design with the Other 90%: Cities Smith, Cynthia Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum $29.95
Cédric Delsaux: Dark Lens Delsaux, Cédric Editions Xavier Barral $75.00
Chi ha paura...?-Who’s afraid...? Cappellieri, Alba Electa
People Blexbolex, Enchanted Lion Books $19.95
Star Wars: The Blueprints Rinzler, J. W. Epic Ink $500.00
High Line: The Inside Story of New York City’s Park in the Sky David, Joshua et al. Farrar, Straus and Giroux $29.95
Beauty Is in the Street Kugelberg, Johan et al. Four Corners Books; distributed by D.A.P. $40.00
Less and More Ueki-Polet, Keiko et al. Gestalten
Ready to Print Nickel, Kristina Gestalten $78.00
Visual Storytelling Klanten, Robert et al. Gestalten $68.00
Radioactive Redniss, Lauren HarperCollins $29.99
Flying Without a Net DeLong, Thomas J. Harvard Business Review Press $29.95
Wirrwarr Mayer H., Jürgen et al. Hatje Cantz $300.00
Rebels in Paradise Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter Henry Holt and Company $32,50
By the City/For the City Guiney, Anne et al. Institute for Urban Design $35.00
The Agile City Russell, James Island Press $35.00
Urban Design Since 1945 Shane, David Grahame John Wiley & Sons $45.00
Typography for Lawyers Butterick, Matthew Jones McClure Publishing $25.00
Atlas Richter, Gerhard Walther König Verlag
Maharam Agenda Maharam, Michael Lars Müller Publishers $65.00
Bob Gill, so far. Gill, Bob Laurence King Publishing $50.00
Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design Kirkham, Pat et al. Laurence King Publishing $75.00
Symbol Hyland, Angus et al. Laurence King Publishing $40.00
Rethinking Design and Interiors Caan, Shashi Laurence King Publishing $29.95
Collected Gladwell, Malcolm et al. Little, Brown and Co. $80.00
Bossypants Fey, Tina Little, Brown and Co.
Why We Broke Up Handler, Daniel et al. Little, Brown and Co. $19.99
Redheaded Peckerwood Patterson, Christian MACK $65.00
Cultural Connectives: Bridging the Latin and Arabic Alphabets Rjeily, Rana Abou Mark Batty Publisher $34.95
How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive Boucher, Christopher Melville House $15.00
344 Questions Bucher, Stefan New Riders Press $11.99
Food Rules Pollan, Michael et al. Penguin
Triumph of the City Glaeser, Edward Penguin $29.95
100 Artists’ Manifestos: From the Futurists to the Stuckists Danchev, Alex Penguin $20.99
Believing Is Seeing Morris, Errol Penguin $40.00
Dieter Rams: As Little Design as Possible Lovell, Sophie Phaidon Press $95.00
Gerrit Rietveld van Zijl, Ida Phaidon Press $75.00
A Taxonomy of Office Chairs Olivares, Jonathan Phaidon Press $39.95
Living in the Endless City Burdett, Ricky et al. Phaidon Press $69.95
Floating Worlds Neumeyer, Peter F. Pomegranate Press $35.00
The Architectural Detail Ford, Edward R. Princeton Architectural Press $40.00
The Houses of William Wurster: Frames for Living Brostrom, Caitlin Lempres et al. Princeton Architectural Press $50.00
Maps Scher, Paula Princeton Architectural Press $50.00
Pamphlet Architecture 11–20 Holl, Steven Princeton Architectural Press $45.00
Reveal: Studio Gang Architects Gang, Jeanne Princeton Architectural Press $45.00
The Toaster Project: Or a Heroic Attempt to Build a Simple Electric Appliance from Scratch Thwaites, Thomas Princeton Architectural Press $19.95
Toward a New Interior Weinthal, Lois Princeton Architectural Press $45.00
Kissing Architecture Lavin, Sylvia Princeton University Press $16.95
Identify Chermayeff, Ivan et al. Print Publishing $45.00
The Death and Life of Great American Cities: 50th Anniversary Edition Jacobs, Jane Random House/Modern Library $23.00
A House for an Art Collector Adjaye, David Rizzoli International Publications $50.00
African Metropolitan Architecture Adjaye, David Rizzoli International Publications $100.00
Balenciaga and Spain Bowles, Hamish Rizzoli International Publications $65.00
Edward Durell Stone Stone, Hicks Rizzoli International Publications $85.00
Hussein Chalayan Violette, Robert et al. Rizzoli International Publications $85.00
Julius Shulman, Los Angeles Lubell, Sam et al. Rizzoli International Publications $60.00
KieranTimberlake: Inquiry Kieran, Stephen et al. Rizzoli International Publications $55.00
Tomorrow’s Houses Gorlin, Alexander et al. Rizzoli International Publications $65.00
Usefulness in Small Things Colin, Kim et al. Rizzoli International Publications $29.95
Richard Prince: American Prayer Rubin, Robert Rizzoli International Publications $65.00
Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul Schultz, Howard et al. Rodale $25.99
Spatial Agency Awan, Nishat et al. Routledge $44.95
New York Bikes Castagnetti, Michele Self Published $19.99
Steve Jobs Isaacson, Walter Simon & Schuster $35.00
Cecil Beaton Albrecht, Donald Rizzoli International Publications $65.00
The Ruins of Detroit Marchand, Yves et al. Steidl $125.00
Seven Books Grey Dean, Tacita Steidl $98.00
Combinatory Urbanism Mayne, Thom Stray Dog Cafe $39.95
Menu Design in America Heller, Steven et al. TASCHEN $59.99
Project Japan Koolhaas, Rem et al. TASCHEN $59.99
Gerhard Richter: Panorama Godfrey, Mark et al. Tate Gallery Publishing
Textiles, the Whole Story: Uses, Meanings, Significances Gordon, Beverly Thames & Hudson $60.00
California Design 1930–1965 Kaplan, Wendy The MIT Press $60.00
Helvetica and the New York City Subway System Shaw, Paul The MIT Press $39.95
Spacesuit de Monchaux, Nicholas The MIT Press $34.95
Voiture Minimum Amado Lorenzo, Antonio The MIT Press $49.95
Groundwork: Between Landscape and Architecture Balmori, Diana et al. The Monacelli Press $50.00
Rising Currents Bergdoll, Barry The Museum of Modern Art $24.95
TD 63-73: Total Design and Its Pioneering Role in Graphic Design Bos, Ben Unit Editions $55.00
Wim Crouwel: A Graphic Odyssey Brook, Tony et al. Unit Editions $27.00
Guide to Contemporary New York City Architecture Hill, John W. W. Norton $29.95
Graphic Design: Now in Production Lupton, Ellen et al. Walker Art Center; distributed by D.A.P.
The Embodied Image: Imagination and Imagery in Architecture Pallasmaa, Juhani John Wiley & Sons $45.00
Missed Connections Blackall, Sophie Workman $13.95
Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Bolton, Andrew Yale University Press $50.00
Architecture in Uniform Cohen, Jean-Louis Yale University Press $50.00
Bertrand Goldberg: Architecture of Invention Ryan, Zoë Yale University Press $60.00
To Make a World Nemerov, Alexander Yale University Press $45.00