Chosen Books

Invited designers and commentators have chosen these as the books that inspire them and that have shaped their worldview or their ideas about design.
103 books
Richard Sachs: Bicycle Maker
Nick Czerula et al.
Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec
Ronan Bouroullec
The Roots of Modern Design
Herwin Schaefer
Russian Decorative Arts 1917-1937
Vladimir Tolstoy
Russian Furniture: The Golden Age 1780–1840
Antoine Chenevière
The Shape of Time
George Kubler
That Shop in Via Montenapoleone
Gaspare Barbiellini Amidei et al.
The Art of Papercraft
Kiroshi Ogawa
Toothpicks and Logos
John Heskett
A Treasury of Scandinavian Design
Erik Zahle, ed.
Wiener Werkstätte, Design in Vienna 1903-1932
Christian Brandstätter
Women Designers in the USA, 1900–2000
Pat Kirkham, ed.