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