Designers

Invited designers (including architects, fashion designers, graphic designers, interior designers, landscape architects, product designers, urban designers, and other design professionals) have chosen books that inspire them and that have shaped their worldview or their ideas about design.
132 designers
Diller, Elizabeth Architecture, Urban Design United States 14
Duany, Andrés Architecture, Urban Design United States 11
VanderLans, Rudy Graphic Design United States 22
Chermayeff, Ivan Graphic Design United States 22
Diffrient, Niels Product/Industrial Design United States 20
Maeda, John Graphic Design United States 11
Sui, Anna Fashion Design United States 13
Goldberg, Carin Graphic Design United States 37
Vignelli, Massimo Graphic Design United States 36
Williams, Tod Architecture United States 9
Anderson, Gail Graphic Design United States 27
Scher, Paula Graphic Design United States 23
Koeth, Alice Calligraphy United States 6
McCurry, Margaret Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 28
Frattini Magnusson, Emanuela Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 11
St. Clair, Temple Jewelry Design United States 17
Idenburg, Florian Architecture United States 14
Lignano, Giuseppe Architecture Italy, United States 13
Piscuskas, David Architecture United States 17
Holl, Steven Architecture United States 27
Ratti, Carlo Architecture Italy, United States 14
Holm, Jens Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design, Urban Design Denmark, United States 13
Esslinger, Hartmut Product/Industrial Design United States 12
Pelli, Cesar Architecture United States 6
Gang, Jeanne Architecture United States 19
Predock, Antoine Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 18
Bierut, Michael Graphic Design United States 21
Green, Nancye Graphic Design United States 33
Pennoyer, Peter Architecture United States 16
Hardy, Hugh Architecture United States 11
Meyers, Victoria Architecture United States 17
Mendelsund, Peter Graphic Design United States 17
Bilhuber, Jeffrey Interior Design United States 14
Brown, Tim Product/Industrial Design United States 15
Heller, Steven Graphic Design United States 59
Olivares, Jonathan Product/Industrial Design United States 6
Dykers, Craig Architecture Norway, United States 26
Moss, Eric Owen Architecture United States 51
Rock, Michael Graphic Design United States 13
Dubbeldam, Winka Architecture United States 12
Tolla, Ada Architecture Italy, United States 13
Viemeister, Tucker Product/Industrial Design United States 4
Tsao, Calvin Architecture United States 6
Rashid, Karim Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 17
Rockwell, David Architecture, Interior Design, Scenic Design United States 15
Norten, Enrique Architecture, Urban Design Mexico, United States 13
Bohlin, Peter Architecture United States 16
Morla, Jennifer Graphic Design United States 10
Scofidio, Ricardo Architecture, Urban Design United States 14
Lin, Maya Architecture United States 5
Helfand, Jessica Graphic Design United States 14
Yabu, George Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design Canada, United States 6
Riley, Terence Architecture United States 24
Denari, Neil Architecture United States 22
Bridges, Sheila Interior Design United States 10
Marantz, Paul Lighting Design United States 9
Georgis, William Architecture, Interior Design United States 6
Oldham, Todd Architecture, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 37
Scott Brown, Denise Architecture, Product/Industrial Design, Urban Design United States 49
Chwast, Seymour Graphic Design United States 16
Hinrichs, Kit Graphic Design United States 55
Baird, Penny Drue Interior Design France, United States 15
Sussman, Deborah Graphic Design, Interior Design United States 14
Kidd, Chip Graphic Design United States 17
Tigerman, Stanley Architecture United States 17
Graves, Michael Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 16
Jacobsen, Hugh Newell Architecture United States 11
Ruddick, Margie Landscape Design United States 10
Burrows, Stephen Fashion Design United States 9
Krakoff, Reed Fashion Design United States 12
Lois, George Graphic Design United States 24
Libeskind, Daniel Architecture United States 35
Kundig, Tom Architecture United States 7
Barry, Barbara Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 1
Jenks, Lisa Fashion Design, Jewelry Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 26
Beers, Jeffrey Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 8
Easton, David Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 21
Fisher, Jules Lighting Design United States 5
Freelon, Philip Architecture United States 11
Wurman, Richard Saul Architecture, Graphic Design United States 18
Haviv, Sagi Graphic Design United States 9
Sachs, Richard Bicycle Building United States 26
Sagmeister, Stefan Graphic Design United States 13
Lehrer, Warren Graphic Design United States 33
Castle, Wendell Product/Industrial Design United States 12
Cooper, Alexander Architecture United States 21
Rucci, Ralph Fashion Design United States 16
Tihany, Adam Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 9
Riehm, Juergen Architecture United States 18
Geismar, Tom Graphic Design United States 17
Venturi, Robert Architecture, Product/Industrial Design, Urban Design United States 49
Meier, Richard Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 40
Rowley, Cynthia Fashion Design United States 14
de Bretteville, Sheila Levrant Graphic Design United States 7
Hampton, Alexa Interior Design United States 72
Pushelberg, Glenn Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design Canada, United States 5
Bernett, Jeffrey Product/Industrial Design United States 8
Glaser, Milton Graphic Design United States 19
Balmori, Diana Landscape Design, Urban Design United States 26
Kalman, Maira Graphic Design United States 30
Biber, James Architecture United States 19
Berke, Deborah Architecture United States 19
Miller, Abbott Graphic Design United States 23
Carbone, Ken Graphic Design United States 19
Mayne, Thom Architecture United States 10
de la Torre, Ernest Interior Design United States 6
Weeks, David Product/Industrial Design United States 5
Krishnamurthy, Prem Graphic Design United States 8
Lynn, Greg Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 32
Mizrahi, Isaac Fashion Design United States 13
Ambasz, Emilio Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 7
Fox, Mark Graphic Design United States 10
Adler, Jonathan Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 16
Formosa, Dan Product/Industrial Design United States 15
Manfredi, Michael Architecture United States 14
Solomonoff, Galia Architecture United States 17
Fili, Louise Graphic Design United States 36
Zeisel, Eva Product/Industrial Design United States 2
Caan, Shashi Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom, United States 11
Wassmann, Christian Architecture United States 13
Hannah, Bruce Product/Industrial Design United States 16
Hodgetts, Craig Architecture, Graphic Design United States 17
Gill, Bob Graphic Design United States 26
Magnusson, Carl Product/Industrial Design United States 12
Sorkin, Michael Architecture United States 38
Robertson, Jaquelin Architecture United States 31
Tsien, Billie Architecture United States 10
Silvetti, Jorge Architecture, Urban Design United States 18
Eisenman, Peter Architecture United States 25
Licko, Zuzana Graphic Design United States 10
Tscherny, George Graphic Design United States 11
McKown, Zack Architecture United States 6