Book List: DesignThinkers 2014
Check out the following books by authors speaking at DesignThinkers 2014 in Toronto, Nov 6-7. 


By Philippe Apeloig

Philippe was art director for the Louvre, where he worked for 11 years. Based in Paris, he has created numerous visual identities for clients ranging from the Théâtre du Châtelet and Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art to the Instituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia and Puiforcat.


By Irma Boom

Irma specializes in book design working for clients who include the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, The Museum of Modern Art, Fondazione Prada, Ferrari, Masserati, Vitra International, NAi Publishers, United Nations, OMA/Rem Koolhaas; Tate Modern and Chanel.



By Andy Epstein

Andy heads up a 65+ managed services team for The BOSS Group at Merck. He has created and grown in-house design teams for Commonwealth Toy and Gund.


By Allan Haley 

Allan is Director of Words and Letters at Monotype. He is responsible for strategic planning and creative implementation of all things related to typeface designs and content for the Monotype Imaging and International Typeface Corporation websites.



By Dave Holston

Dave has worked for leading organizations including General Electric and Lockheed Martin - helping them take a strategic design approach that integrates organizational goals, internal and external analysis and implementation.



By Ellen Lupton

Ellen is curator of contemporary design at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, director of the Graphic Design MFA program at Maryland Institute College of Art and an AIGA Gold Medalist.



By Javier Mariscal

Based in Barcelona, Javier has produced a diverse array of work, including furniture, painting, sculpture, illustration, graphic design, interior design and landscaping.



By Karen McGrane

For nearly 20 years Karen has helped businesses create better digital products through the power of user experience design and content strategy. 


By Debbie Millman

Debbie is a designer, author, educator and strategist. She is President of the Design Division at Sterling Brands where she has worked on the redesign of over 200 global brands.



By Marty Neumeier

Marty is an author, designer and business advisor whose mission is to bring the principles and processes of creativity to industry.



By Paula Scher

For four decades Paula has been at the forefront of graphic design. Iconic, smart and accessible, her images have entered into the American vernacular. Paula has been a partner in the NY office of Pentagram since 1991.



By Erik Spiekermann

Erik is an information architect, type designer and author. Two of his typefaces, FF Meta and ITC Officina, are modern classics. He is behind the design of well-known brands such as Audi and Bosch and information systems for Berlin Transit and Düsseldorf Airport.



By Jessica Walsh

Jessica is a partner at Sagmeister & Walsh, a NYC-based design firm that creates identities, commercials, websites, apps, films, books and objects for clients, audiences and themselves.


By Lawrence Zeegen

As the Dean of the School of Design at London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, Lawrence leads courses and research in animation, graphic communication design, interactive design, illustration and visual media, spatial design and typographic design.



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