The Best Design Books of 2021

The Best Design Books of 2021

James Jarrett2Jarrett Fuller2
Graphic Means Documentary Recalls the Days When Design was Made by Hand 

Graphic Means Documentary Recalls the Days When Design was Made by Hand 

Ksenya Samarskaya3
Designer, Educator, and Filmmaker Briar Levit on Uncovering Untold Stories From Design History

Designer, Educator, and Filmmaker Briar Levit on Uncovering Untold Stories From Design History

Ksenya Samarskaya3
The History Books Often Overlook Women in Design. A New One Seeks to Finally Give Them Their Due

The History Books Often Overlook Women in Design. A New One Seeks to Finally Give Them Their Due

The People's Graphic Design Archive is Rethinking How We Talk about Design History

The People's Graphic Design Archive is Rethinking How We Talk about Design History

Ryan Mungia1
Design History 101: What You (Still) Don't Know About Psycho

Design History 101: What You (Still) Don't Know About Psycho

Steven Brower1
Looking Back on Muriel Cooper’s Visions of the Future

Looking Back on Muriel Cooper’s Visions of the Future

Madeleine Morley7
Celebrating Söre Popitz, the Bauhaus’ Only Known Woman Graphic Designer

Celebrating Söre Popitz, the Bauhaus’ Only Known Woman Graphic Designer

Madeleine Morley7
FIFA World Cup 2002 Japan Korea Logo

FIFA World Cup 2002 Japan Korea Logo

Logo249
Interbrand1
Queen City Cover 

Queen City Cover 

Newspaper1064
QnotesCarolinas3
Poster  

Poster  

Poster1608
Shujiro Shimomura2
The Evisen Times 5th edition

The Evisen Times 5th edition5

Magazine536Newspaper1064Poster1608Advertising467Newsletter21
濱口1hamaguchi1
Ramona Soda Candy 

Ramona Soda Candy 

Photograph140
Kokoro1
Meiji Chocolate ‘Melty Kiss’ 1980 design  

Meiji Chocolate ‘Melty Kiss’ 1980 design  

Photograph140
Live Japan1
Japanese Package Design Exhibition

Japanese Package Design Exhibition

Article576
Cathy Munroe Hotes1
Cute Packaging: Tohato Caramel Corn.

Cute Packaging: Tohato Caramel Corn.

Photograph140
Jayhan Sim1
Kit Kat (History, Marketing, Flavors & Commercials)

Kit Kat (History, Marketing, Flavors & Commercials)

Photograph140
Jason Kane1
Great Americans Magazine

Great Americans Magazine

Magazine536
U.S. News1
American Fabrics Fall 1972 Issue 95

American Fabrics Fall 1972 Issue 958

Magazine536
American Fabrics2
Vogue: Coronation Number

Vogue: Coronation Number

Magazine536
PIERRE ROY2vogue9
An Olympic Torch Runner

An Olympic Torch Runner

Poster1608
Yusaku Kamekura18
Charlotte's Queen City Logo Evolution

Charlotte's Queen City Logo Evolution

Newspaper1064
The Charlotte Observer11
Typewriting on the Sky

Typewriting on the Sky

Magazine536
Madonna's MDNA Tour 

Madonna's MDNA Tour 

Newspaper1064Advertising467
QnotesCarolinas3
『FALLOUT』 (The Japan Council Against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs)

『FALLOUT』 (The Japan Council Against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs)

Magazine536
Kiyoshi Awazu16
Health is for the body, for the country

Health is for the body, for the country

Poster1608
N/A4
 In Pictures: The Explosive Colour of Japanese Poster Design

 In Pictures: The Explosive Colour of Japanese Poster Design

Poster1608
Kazumasa Nagai23
Psychedelic Movement!

Psychedelic Movement!

Poster1608
Wes Wilson10
The rules of typography according to crackpots / experts

The rules of typography according to crackpots / experts

Magazine536Article576
Jeffery Keedy2
A Graphic Artist Depicts her LSD ‘Trip’

A Graphic Artist Depicts her LSD ‘Trip’2

Magazine536Article576Illustration240
Harriette Frances1
Propaganda and the Graphic Arts: Influencing Public Opinion for National Unity

Propaganda and the Graphic Arts: Influencing Public Opinion for National Unity

Magazine536Article576
Frederick G. Rudge2
The Coloring of Jazz: Race and Record Cover Design in American Jazz, 1950 to 1970

The Coloring of Jazz: Race and Record Cover Design in American Jazz, 1950 to 1970

Carissa Kowalski Dougherty1
Eugène Grasset (1894-1917)

Eugène Grasset (1894-1917)

Article576
Geo Neo1
Museum of Design Atlanta's World AIDS Day exhibit: a review of Graphic Intervention: 25 Years of International AIDS Awareness Posters 1985–2010 exhibition

Museum of Design Atlanta's World AIDS Day exhibit: a review of Graphic Intervention: 25 Years of International AIDS Awareness Posters 1985–2010 exhibition

Interview36
Jeremy Helton1
The Art of Trinidad and Tobago

The Art of Trinidad and Tobago5

Book623Catalog75
Andy Jacon1Andy Jabob1
Basel, The Computer and its Consequences: Interview with Wolfgang Weingart, AIGA Journal of Graphic Design, Vol. 17, No. 2, 1999

Basel, The Computer and its Consequences: Interview with Wolfgang Weingart, AIGA Journal of Graphic Design, Vol. 17, No. 2, 19995

Magazine536
Elizabeth Resnick62Steven Heller17
Cameras bring Hmong history to life

Cameras bring Hmong history to life

Article576Newspaper1064
Ann D. Helms1Christopher A. Record1
Cajun Queen Ad

Cajun Queen Ad2

Newspaper1064Advertisement193Advertising467
N/A4
“Keep Your Eyes Open” Jan van Toorn on Dutch Design Education AIGA Journal of Graphic Design, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2000

“Keep Your Eyes Open” Jan van Toorn on Dutch Design Education AIGA Journal of Graphic Design, Vol. 18, No. 1, 20003

Magazine536
Elizabeth Resnick62Steven Heller17
"Status and Academe" AIGA Journal of Graphic Design Vol. 18, No. 1, 2000

"Status and Academe" AIGA Journal of Graphic Design Vol. 18, No. 1, 20002

Magazine536
Elizabeth Resnick62Steven Heller17
A! Diseno no. 77, John Maeda interview in Spanish, 2006

A! Diseno no. 77, John Maeda interview in Spanish, 2006

Magazine536
Elizabeth Resnick62Félix Béltran1
Reputations: John Maeda, EYE 37, Vol. 10, Autumn 2000

Reputations: John Maeda, EYE 37, Vol. 10, Autumn 2000

Magazine536
Elizabeth Resnick62John Walters1
Interview: Wolfgang Weingart: Question on Typographic Education, IDEA Magazine 283, 2000

Interview: Wolfgang Weingart: Question on Typographic Education, IDEA Magazine 283, 2000

Magazine536
Elizabeth Resnick62
Beijing 2008

Beijing 2008

Book623
John Leicester1
Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 1995

Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 1995

Margo Halverson11
Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 1993

Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 1993

Margo Halverson11
Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 2002

Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 2002

Margo Halverson11
Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 2001

Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 2001

Poster1608Lecture4
Margo Halverson11
Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 2000

Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 2000

Margo Halverson11
Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 1999

Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 1999

Margo Halverson11
Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 1998

Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 1998

Margo Halverson11
Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 1997

Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 1997

Margo Halverson11
Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 1996

Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 1996

Margo Halverson11
Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 1994

Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 1994

Margo Halverson11
Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 1992

Maine Summer Institute in Graphic Design 1992

Margo Halverson11
Digital Typography at Stanford

Digital Typography at Stanford

Steven McCarthy8She ji1
Waxhaw, Famous Old Section of Country

Waxhaw, Famous Old Section of Country2

Publication121
G. L. Nisbet1Charlotte Observer7
“How To Make a Magazine”

“How To Make a Magazine”2

Laurel1
“Digital Typography at Stanford”

“Digital Typography at Stanford”2

Article576
Steven McCarthy8
“Homeland of Happy Feet” article

“Homeland of Happy Feet” article2

E. Simms Campbell5
AIDS, Art and Activism: Remembering Gran Fury

AIDS, Art and Activism: Remembering Gran Fury

John d'Addario1
“Black Designers Missing in Action”

“Black Designers Missing in Action” 12

Cheryl D. Miller5
“The Daily Heller: Who Will Give Fred Mogubgub Two Million Dollars?“

“The Daily Heller: Who Will Give Fred Mogubgub Two Million Dollars?“

Steven Heller17
“When Canadians were first introduced to No Name products”

“When Canadians were first introduced to No Name products”

Article576
CBC Archives1