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.
180 designers
Williams, Tod Architecture United States 9
Zucchi, Cino Architecture, Landscape Design, Urban Design Italy 15
Graves, Michael Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 16
McKown, Zack Architecture United States 6
Massaud, Jean-Marie Architecture, Product/Industrial Design France 6
Dubbeldam, Winka Architecture United States 12
Pei, Guo Fashion Design China 5
Kidd, Chip Graphic Design United States 17
Rashid, Karim Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 17
Sempé, Inga Lighting Design, Product/Industrial Design France 11
Morla, Jennifer Graphic Design United States 10
Barnbrook, Jonathan Graphic Design United Kingdom 11
Robertson, Jaquelin Architecture United States 31
Pearce, Harry Graphic Design United Kingdom 11
Bickford-Smith, Coralie Graphic Design United Kingdom 10
Biber, James Architecture United States 19
Yim, Rocco Architecture Hong Kong 9
Ruddick, Margie Landscape Design United States 10
Fili, Louise Graphic Design United States 36
Beers, Jeffrey Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 8
Bouroullec, Ronan Product/Industrial Design France 11
Marantz, Paul Lighting Design United States 9
Hodgetts, Craig Architecture, Graphic Design United States 17
Thun, Matteo Architecture, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Product/Industrial Design Italy 7
Glaser, Milton Graphic Design United States 19
Riley, Terence Architecture United States 24
Deganello, Paolo Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design Italy 17
Gill, Bob Graphic Design United States 26
Shearcroft, Geoff Architecture United Kingdom 16
Crouwel, Mels Architecture The Netherlands 16
Sachs, Richard Bicycle Building United States 26
Ratti, Carlo Architecture Italy, United States 14
Mendelsund, Peter Graphic Design United States 17
Cooper, Alexander Architecture United States 21
Anderson, Gail Graphic Design United States 27
Krakoff, Reed Fashion Design United States 12
Tihany, Adam Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 9
Bangle, Chris Car Design Italy 11
Diller, Elizabeth Architecture, Urban Design United States 14
Esslinger, Hartmut Product/Industrial Design United States 12
Ng, Ed Interior Design Hong Kong 6
Tsao, Calvin Architecture United States 6
Skibsted, Jens Martin Product/Industrial Design Denmark 9
Van Duysen, Vincent Architecture, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Product/Industrial Design Belgium 7
Koeth, Alice Calligraphy United States 6
Krishnamurthy, Prem Graphic Design United States 8
Scofidio, Ricardo Architecture, Urban Design United States 14
Freelon, Philip Architecture United States 11
de Bretteville, Sheila Levrant Graphic Design United States 7
Lois, George Graphic Design United States 24
Hinrichs, Kit Graphic Design United States 55
de Vries, Nathalie Architecture, Urban Design The Netherlands 18
Crasset, Matali Product/Industrial Design France 6
Wassmann, Christian Architecture United States 13
Viemeister, Tucker Product/Industrial Design United States 4
Chermayeff, Ivan Graphic Design United States 22
Chwast, Seymour Graphic Design United States 16
Predock, Antoine Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 18
Bridges, Sheila Interior Design United States 10
Olivares, Jonathan Product/Industrial Design United States 6
Lin, Maya Architecture United States 5
Geismar, Tom Graphic Design United States 17
Giovannoni, Stefano Product/Industrial Design Italy 12
Bierut, Michael Graphic Design United States 21
Spiekermann, Erik Graphic Design Germany 22
Mayer H., Jürgen Architecture, Cultural Interpretation, Urban Design Germany 21
Manfredi, Michael Architecture United States 14
Crouwel, Wim Graphic Design The Netherlands 4
Solomonoff, Galia Architecture United States 17
Idenburg, Florian Architecture United States 14
Libeskind, Daniel Architecture United States 35
Pushelberg, Glenn Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design Canada, United States 5
Hyland, Angus Graphic Design United Kingdom 26
Tolla, Ada Architecture Italy, United States 13
Gang, Jeanne Architecture United States 19
Oldham, Todd Architecture, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 37
Bakker, Aldo Product/Industrial Design The Netherlands 11
Dunne, Anthony Interaction Design, Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 10
Bernett, Jeffrey Product/Industrial Design United States 8
Rowley, Cynthia Fashion Design United States 14
Barry, Barbara Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 1
Zwick, Carola Interaction Design, Product/Industrial Design Germany 16
Maeda, John Graphic Design United States 11
Bilhuber, Jeffrey Interior Design United States 14
Eisenman, Peter Architecture United States 25
Pitis, Massimo Graphic Design Italy 17
Diffrient, Niels Product/Industrial Design United States 20
Pennoyer, Peter Architecture United States 16
Rock, Michael Graphic Design United States 13
Hannah, Bruce Product/Industrial Design United States 16
Berke, Deborah Architecture United States 19
Formosa, Dan Product/Industrial Design United States 15
Yabu, George Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design Canada, United States 6
Jacobsen, Hugh Newell Architecture United States 11
Jenks, Lisa Fashion Design, Jewelry Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 26
Easton, David Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 21
Frattini Magnusson, Emanuela Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 11
Kundig, Tom Architecture United States 7
Ambasz, Emilio Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 7
Holm, Jens Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design, Urban Design Denmark, United States 13
Caan, Shashi Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom, United States 11
Silvetti, Jorge Architecture, Urban Design United States 18
Baird, Penny Drue Interior Design France, United States 15
Raby, Fiona Architecture, Interaction Design, Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 10
Coward, Tom Architecture United Kingdom 16
Heikkinen, Mikko Architecture Finland 6
Bohlin, Peter Architecture United States 16
Adjaye, David Architecture United Kingdom 18
Scott Brown, Denise Architecture, Product/Industrial Design, Urban Design United States 49
Magnusson, Carl Product/Industrial Design United States 12
Denari, Neil Architecture United States 22
Venturi, Robert Architecture, Product/Industrial Design, Urban Design United States 49
Balmori, Diana Landscape Design, Urban Design United States 26
Piscuskas, David Architecture United States 17
Fisher, Jules Lighting Design United States 5
Lignano, Giuseppe Architecture Italy, United States 13
Holl, Steven Architecture United States 27
Ban, Shigeru Architecture Japan 3
Lehrer, Warren Graphic Design United States 33
Tigerman, Stanley Architecture United States 17
Riehm, Juergen Architecture United States 18
Dykers, Craig Architecture Norway, United States 26
Norten, Enrique Architecture, Urban Design Mexico, United States 13
Licko, Zuzana Graphic Design United States 10
Lacroix, Christian Fashion Design France 27
Heller, Steven Graphic Design United States 59
Haviv, Sagi Graphic Design United States 9
VanderLans, Rudy Graphic Design United States 22
Georgis, William Architecture, Interior Design United States 6
Castle, Wendell Product/Industrial Design United States 12
de la Torre, Ernest Interior Design United States 6
Tscherny, George Graphic Design United States 11
Hampton, Alexa Interior Design United States 72
Helfand, Jessica Graphic Design United States 14
Rucci, Ralph Fashion Design United States 16
Adler, Jonathan Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design United States 16
Wurman, Richard Saul Architecture, Graphic Design United States 18
Mayne, Thom Architecture United States 10
Brown, Tim Product/Industrial Design United States 15
Burrows, Stephen Fashion Design United States 9
Tsien, Billie Architecture United States 10
McCurry, Margaret Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 28
Mizrahi, Isaac Fashion Design United States 13
Munari, Cleto Product/Industrial Design Italy 14
Meyers, Victoria Architecture United States 17
Pelli, Cesar Architecture United States 6
Bakker, Gijs Jewelry Design, Product/Industrial Design The Netherlands 13
Meier, Richard Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 40
Sagmeister, Stefan Graphic Design United States 13
Miller, Abbott Graphic Design United States 23
Bernard, Pierre Graphic Design France 6
Carbone, Ken Graphic Design United States 19
Sui, Anna Fashion Design United States 13
Sussman, Deborah Graphic Design, Interior Design United States 14
Fujimoto, Sou Architecture Japan 7
St. Clair, Temple Jewelry Design United States 17
Frenkler, Fritz Product/Industrial Design Germany 5
Lynn, Greg Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United States 32
Froud, Daisy Cultural Interpretation United Kingdom 16
Pallasmaa, Juhani Architecture Finland 18
Hardy, Hugh Architecture United States 11
Foster, Norman Architecture, Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 52
Zeisel, Eva Product/Industrial Design United States 2
Moussavi, Farshid Architecture United Kingdom 9
Lacovara, Vincent Architecture, Urban Design United Kingdom 16
Moss, Eric Owen Architecture United States 51
Sorkin, Michael Architecture United States 38
Weeks, David Product/Industrial Design United States 5
Scher, Paula Graphic Design United States 23
Vignelli, Massimo Graphic Design United States 36
Rockwell, David Architecture, Interior Design, Scenic Design United States 15
Ritchie, Ian Architecture, Interior Design, Product/Industrial Design, Urban Design United Kingdom 48
Morrison, Jasper Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 18
Green, Nancye Graphic Design United States 33
Fox, Mark Graphic Design United States 10
Kalman, Maira Graphic Design United States 30
Hecht, Sam Product/Industrial Design United Kingdom 6
Duany, Andrés Architecture, Urban Design United States 11
Lau, Freeman Graphic Design, Product/Industrial Design China 16
Goldberg, Carin Graphic Design United States 37