Bookshelf

Every week we invite someone from the creative industries to share a rundown of their five favourite books in the whole ruddy world, which have inspired, excited or educated them.

  1. Reto_moser_grillitype_bookshelf_int_arhitektid-arhitektuurist_list2 Bookshelf Grilli Type designer Reto Moser shares the books that inspire him
  2. Janet_hansen_bookshelf_itsnicethat_list Bookshelf Penguin book cover designer Janet Hansen on her favourite books
  3. Otegha_uwagba_bookshelf_int_list International Women's Day Founder of Women Who, Otegha Uwagba on her most inspirational books
  4. Andrew_rae_bookshelf_int_list_steinberg Bookshelf Illustrator Andrew Rae shares the pictorial tomes that have inspired him
  5. Rob_flowers_tip_top_int_list Bookshelf Illustrator Rob Flowers shares his treasure trove of books
  6. Group-shot-alt-03 Bookshelf The New Yorker's design team shares its favourite books in this mammoth Bookshelf
  7. Mat-maitland-bookshelf-s1_int_list Bookshelf Collage artist and creative director Mat Maitland on his most-prized books
  8. Marina_willer_bookshelf_int_list Bookshelf From Roth to Seuss: Pentagram partner Marina Willer shares her favourite books
  9. Sawdust_bookshelf_int_list Bookshelf Design studio Sawdust shares its most-loved books
  10. Patternity_bookshelf_women_int_list Bookshelf Pattern archive and studio Patternity shares its most inspiring books
  11. Rohan_silva_bookshelf_int_list Bookshelf Co-founder of Second Home, Rohan Silva talks about his favourite books
  12. Shaz_madani_bookshelf_int_list Bookshelf Riposte art director Shaz Madani shares the books she’s kept hold of
  13. Edwin_pickstone_bookshelf_scws_wishaw_int_list Bookshelf Glasgow School of Art type technician and tutor, Edwin Pickstone shares his fave books
  14. Seb_emina_bookshelf_int_list Bookshelf The ultimate reading list from The Happy Reader’s Seb Emina
  15. Sarah_hyndan_aiga_int_list Bookshelf Designer and type fanatic Sarah Hyndman shares her most-cherished books
  16. Frasermuggeridgestudio_itsnicethat_bookshelf.home Bookshelf Graphic designer Fraser Muggeridge talks to us about his favourite books
  17. Deyan_sudjic_bookshelf_int_list Bookshelf Design Museum director Deyan Sudjic shares his most-loved books
  18. 1_(2) Bookshelf Informational Affairs travel the globe in this week's bookshelf
  19. Nobrow_thecowwhofellinthecanal_int_list Bookshelf Nobrow co-founder Sam Arthur shares his favourite books
  20. Int_bookshelf_svd_schotts_original_1 Bookshelf The Gentlewoman’s art director, Veronica Ditting gives us a peek at her bookshelf
  21. Giles_duley_avedon_baldwin_int_list Bookshelf Humanist photographer Giles Duley on his favourite photo books
  22. Andy_baker_bookshelf_int_list Bookshelf Animator Andy Baker on the books that still inspire him
  23. Charlotte_strick_int_list2 Bookshelf Art editor of The Paris Review, Charlotte Strick on her most-treasured tomes
  24. Mirko_borsche_neville_brody_int_list Bookshelf Mirko Borsche on the books and legendary designers that inspire him
  25. Ben_parker_madethought_bookshelf_int_list Bookshelf Made Thought co-founder Ben Parker shares the books he always comes back to
  26. Ustwo_bookshelf_int_list Bookshelf Monument Valley creator ustwo gives us a peek at its bookshelf
  27. Julian_glander_bookshelf_int_list2 Bookshelf Illustrator and animator Julian Glander shares some of his favourite books
  28. Designstudio_bookshelf_zerro_int_list Bookshelf DesignStudio shares its favourite tomes in a transatlantic bookshelf
  29. Mike_alderson_bookshelf_int_list Bookshelf Founder and creative director of ManvsMachine, Mike Alderson on his most-loved books
  30. Max_barnett_kodak_int_list Bookshelf Editor-in-chief of Pylot magazine Max Barnett on his favourite books
  31. Steve_watson_mushpit_int_list Bookshelf Stack founder Steven Watson shares five of his top magazines
  32. Linda_brownlee_baldessari_int_list Bookshelf Photographer Linda Brownlee on the books she always comes back to
  33. Brutus_wonderwall_int_list Bookshelf Owner of iconic shirt brand Brutus, Jonathan Freedman’s punk and DIY-infused bookshelf
  34. Annie_atkins_bookshelf_int_list Bookshelf Grand Budapest Hotel graphic designer Annie Atkins on her favourite books
  35. Julius_wiedemann_bookshelf_int_list Bookshelf Taschen editor Julius Wiedemann on the books that inspire him
  36. Studio_psk_press_int_list Bookshelf Design agency Studio PSK shares its most-loved books
  37. Dave_trott_bookshelf_int_list Bookshelf Advertising guru Dave Trott and his inspirational Bookshelf
  38. Morag_myerscough_int_list Bookshelf Designer Morag Myerscough gives us a peek at her bookshelf
  39. Tomas_leach_humphrey_jennings_int_list Bookshelf Filmmaker Tomas Leach shares some of his favourite books
  40. The-guardian-purple-int-list Bookshelf The Guardian design team reveals its favourite books
  41. Dan_wilton_duty_int_list2 Bookshelf Photographer Dan Wilton on his most-loved books
  42. Wayne_daly_kiesler_int_list Bookshelf Bedford Press co-founder Wayne Daly on his favourite books
  43. Shem_law_bauhaus_int_list Bookshelf Radio Times art director Shem Law shows us what’s on his bookshelf
  44. Tpg_bookshelf_int_list Bookshelf The Photographer’s Gallery shows us their favourite books
  45. Jamie_reid_bookshelf_int_list Bookshelf Dazed art director Jamie Reid shares his favourite books
  46. Marcus_fairs_bookshelf_int_list Bookshelf Dezeen founder and editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs talks us through his bookshelf
  47. Kim_hastreiter_ads_int_list Bookshelf New York indie institution Paper magazine's Kim Hastreiter shows us her bookshelf
  48. Handsome_frank_intersection_int_list2 Bookshelf Co-founder of illustration agency Handsome Frank, Jon Cockley’s bookshelf
  49. Gym_class_int_list Bookshelf Gym Class mag creator Steven Gregor shows us what’s on his bookshelf
  50. Pitchfork_bookshelf_int_list3 Bookshelf The Pitchfork design team gives us a sneaky peek at their bookshelf
  51. Rob_meyers_rbpm_int_list2 Bookshelf Creative director of Clash magazine Rob Meyers shares his favourite books
  52. Fiell_int_list2 Bookshelf Renowned design writers Charlotte and Peter Fiell show us what's on their bookshelf
  53. H_i_sams_sanwich_int_list Bookshelf Set design duo Isabel + Helen's beautifully bright, childhood-inspired bookshelf
  54. She_was_only_itten_int_list Bookshelf London design studio She Was Only gives us a gander at their bookshelf
  55. Annie_koyama_bookshelf_int_list Bookshelf Publisher Annie Koyama shows off her illustration-laden Bookshelf
  56. Lydia_garnett_bookshelf_int_list Bookshelf Photographer Lydia Garnett's Bookshelf includes a photo album and a guide to 80s cocktails
  57. Alec-dudson-bookshelf_int_list Bookshelf Founder and editor-in-chief of Intern Magazine Alec Dudson shares his favourite books
  58. Studio_opposite_bookshelf_list Bookshelf Design duo Studio Opposite shows us the books that inspire them
  59. List Bookshelf Designer, art director and book fanatic Ben Branagan shows off his bookshelf
  60. Blair_thomson_bookshelf_list Bookshelf Designer and stamp-collating Instagrammer Blair Thomson's bookshelf
  61. Come-de-bouchony-itsnicethat-pienkowski-list Bookshelf Magazine design and one massive sausage in Côme de Bouchony's Bookshelf
  62. David-luraschi-bookshelf-coveritsnicethat-list Bookshelf Photographer of nudes and Parisian passers-by David Luraschi's Bookshelf
  63. Charlotte-mei-list Bookshelf Ceramicist and illustrator Charlotte Mei's Bookshelf unites Picasso and Akira
  64. Parterre_de_rois_list Bookshelf The editors of Parterre de Rois show us their favourite books
  65. Studio-toogood-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Here's Faye Toogood on the books which most inspire her
  66. Sh_books-itsnicethat-list-2 Bookshelf Sunny, funny, California cool-oozing artist Steven Harrington on his fav books
  67. Laurabradley-bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Anothermag.com editor Laura Bradley shares her "fur and food shelf"
  68. Ng_inside_2bookshelf-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf Wakako Kishimoto, one half of Eley Kishimoto, shares her favourite books
  69. Alex-tieghi-walker-itsnicethat-list Bookshelf The founder of The Anonymous Sex Journal, Alex Tieghi-Walker's bookshelf
  70. Book-shelf-list Bookshelf London shop One Good Deed Today's owners on their favourite books
  71. Spuren_cover_00-int-list Bookshelf We spoke to studio Brighten the Corners about their fave books
  72. Allbook_spines-teal-triggs-int Bookshelf Publishing, graphic design and feminism expert Teal Triggs on her Bookshelf
  73. Laserigraphie_cover-int-list Bookshelf Pure joy! French studio Atelier Bingo share their favourite books
  74. Main-books Bookshelf The It's Nice That team's favourite books, in honour of World Book Day
  75. Just_kids_cover-list-int Bookshelf COS heads of design on the books which inspire them and their designs
  76. Dominic-wilcox-bookshelf-list-int Bookshelf We speak to inventor Dominic Wilcox about his most inspiring books
  77. 4_int_bookshelf_americasfav2-list Bookshelf Gratuitous Type creator and designer Elana Schlenker on her fave books!
  78. Stevie-gee-rumble-fish-list Bookshelf Illustrator Stevie Gee is newly crowned king of the Bookshelf
  79. Gourmand-list-int Bookshelf The Gourmand co-founder David Lane shares his top five books!
  80. Teoconnor-bookshelf-list-int Bookshelf Here's designer and The W Project co-founder Teo Connor, on her books