Jessica Helfand

Graphic Designer / United States / Winterhouse

Jessica Helfand’s Book List

I mostly read non-fiction, only a fraction of which is design-related. I tend to get more out of reading non-design-related things (as this list will reveal), I think, because the references and the language tend to stretch both my mind and my vocabulary. (I often tell my students that I get more out of a New Yorker profile than any design book, and it’s true.) . . . View the complete text
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Anne Carson

An accordion-fold amalgamation of memory and longing, this book was assembled as an elegy to the poet’s brother who died too soon. It’s a perfect example of a book that’s at once emotionally riveting—and visually immersive—in every sense of the word.

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