Who else is looking forward to the summer holidays to catch up on their design reading?
We’ve compiled a short list of design titles and other books the APDL will be reading during the Christmas break. Some of the titles are available in the APDL Design Lounge or Library Shop. To borrow books and magazines from the APDL, make sure you become an SLQ member.
Chenoa has a mixed bag of books for her staycation this summer – from arsenic-laced Victorian home décor to the definitive visual record of the ground-breaking graphic designer Paula Scher.
Bitten by witch fever—Lucinda Hawksley
The who, the what, and the when : 65 artists illustrate the secret sidekicks of history—Jenny Volvovski, Julia Rothman and Matt Lamothe
Time travel: a history—James Gleick
White Tears—Hari Kunzru
Anita plans to pursue her love of architecture and modernist design with her reading choices this summer. Many of the titles are brand new and will be coming to the Design Lounge soon.
The Apartment House –Katelin Butler + Cameron Bruhn (coming soon to the design collection)
Featherston—Geoff Isaac (coming soon to the design collection)
An Unfinished Experiment in Living: Australian Houses 1950-65—Geoffrey London, Philip Goad, Conrad Hamann
The pencil perfect: the untold story of a cultural icon—Caroline Weaver
Adam will be going through the back issues of Wired magazine which are available in the Design Lounge, as well as immersing himself in the world of bicycle and ‘maker’ culture.
One Gear–Matteo Cossu
New York Bike Style–Sam Polcer
Handmaking in Design–Lin Shijian
Happy design reading!